Category: Events

CHILD spotlighted at national child & youth health summit

AllerGen’s CHILD Study was in the spotlight at the 2018 Sandbox Summit, held April 12 in downtown Toronto. The Study was held up at the event as a success story in an area of social concern where otherwise Canada has

CHILD Vancouver thanks its “Junior Scientists”

On February 15, 2018, the CHILD Study’s Vancouver team hosted a celebratory Town Hall at BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) to mark the completion of the Study’s clinical assessment of all participating children at five years of age, and to share

ASNPN Vice-President attends high-profile International Day of Women and Girls in Science event

On February 11, 2017, AllerGen HQP Laura Feldman joined an exclusive audience of more than 100 women and girls to celebrate the 2017 International Day of Women and Girls in Science, held at Facebook Canada’s headquarters in Toronto, ON. As

AllerGen’s Scientific Director talks about ‘big data’

“Imagine a crystal ball into early life, from the womb to 100 days after birth: imagine knowing how to set in motion a path to healthy living in families and communities. At McMaster we are creating this crystal ball through

AllerGen speakers featured at AQIA Annual Meeting

AllerGen Scientific Director Dr. Judah Denburg and research leader Dr. Susan Elliott were among the presenters featured at the 6th Annual Meeting of (AQIA), held 30 September 2015 in Quebec City. The theme of the meeting was “Food Allergen Management:

AllerGen to host French-language forum on asthma

Join AllerGen and a panel of Montreal’s leading asthma experts in an engaging public forum about asthma: what provokes it, what exacerbates it, and what can be done to control or prevent it. The free French-language event will be held

Anaphylaxis Canada hosts 7th Annual Community Conference

Anaphylaxis Canada will host its 7th Annual Community Conference, Managing food allergies: Working together for a safer future, on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Delta Hotel in Markham, Ontario. This interactive, informative event will feature: Workshops, panel discussions and presentations by

Pushing toward personalized medicine

AllerGen Principal Investigator Professor Tim Caulfield will speak on the topic of The Policy Challenges and Health Limits of Personalized Medicine at The University of British Columbia on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Professor Caulfield’s presentation, which is

AllerGen 9th Annual Trainee Symposium

April 30 – May 2, 2014 Richmond, BC Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel Open to all AllerGen trainees and ASNPN members. Space is limited. Registration Deadline: March 15, 2014. For more information contact Michelle Harkness

AllerGen investigators share clinical expertise at food allergy fair

Allergy experts Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan and Dr. Yuka Asai gave free public lectures in front of a standing-room only crowd at a food allergy fair on Saturday, November 9, 2013, in Montréal. Drs Ben-Shoshan and Asai, both AllerGen investigators from

‘Salon’ for food allergies to be held in Montréal, November 9

The Quebec Food Allergy Association (AQAA) will host its first annual ‘Salon for food allergies’ on Saturday, November 9, 2013. This free public fair will feature: •  Interactive workshops, kiosks, contests and prizes •  Allergen-free recipe demonstrations by a local chef •  Presentations

1,500 Youth Athletes to Attend International Children’s Games

AllerGen NCE will raise awareness for asthma, allergies and anaphylaxis at the 47th annual International Children’s Games, which is expected to attract over 1,500 youth athletes from around the world from August 14 to 18, 2013 in Windsor, Ontario. The Games