Category: HQP / Trainee News

In a knowledge translation video prepared for AllerGen’s HQP Video Competition, AllerGen trainees Laura Feldman and Natasha Gray, in collaboration with their colleague Dresden Glockler-Lauf, provide an introduction to public health surveillance and describe how it is being used by …

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AllerGen trainee Dr. Kozeta Miliku, MD, PhD, has been offered two postdoctoral fellowships to support her CHILD-based research into the relationship between breastfeeding and lung health. Dr. Miliku has accepted a one-year Breathing as One Research Fellowship from the Canadian …

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Asthma Canada and AllerGen are pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Asthma Canada / AllerGen Graduate Student Research Award recipients within Asthma Canada’s National Research Program. L to R: Xiaoshu Cao (University of Toronto), Ryan Huff (The University of British Columbia), …

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AllerGen HQP Drs Christopher Pascoe and Sarah Svenningsen are among a select group of researchers to be named 2018 Banting Postdoctoral Fellows. Dr. Pascoe (Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba) researches the role of early life environmental exposures, including gestational …

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Recent AllerGen research has identified blood molecules that may help scientists better understand the biology of allergic asthma. AllerGen HQP Dr. Amrit Singh wants you to know more about this discovery, which emerged from research he participated in with AllerGen …

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Recent AllerGen research leveraging CHILD Study data sheds light on the link between a mom’s psychological wellbeing and the immune health of her newborn. AllerGen HQP Liane Kang wants you to know more about this discovery, which emerged from research …

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AllerGen Trainees continue to shine at the AllerGen/Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) Poster Competition, winning 11 of the 16 awards granted at the Fall 2017 event. The Competition was held in conjunction with CSACI’s 2017 Scientific Meeting, …

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Asthma Canada and AllerGen are pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of their partnered Graduate Student Research Awards, granted as part of Asthma Canada’s National Research Program. L to R: Danay Maestre-Batlle (The University of British Columbia), Thomas Mahood (University …

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A salivary protein called “Calcium-binding protein spermatid-specific 1,” or CABS1, has the potential to be a reliable, accurate marker of stress. AllerGen HQP Eduardo Reyes-Serratos wants you to know more about this discovery, which emerged from research he participated in …

New ResearchSKETCH: Saliva contains a novel molecule for measuring stress Read More »

The Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) and AllerGen are pleased to announce that Dr. Lauren Solomon has been awarded the 2017 CAAIF-AllerGen Research Fellowship, an award that supports the research of exceptional young scientists in the field of …

CAAIF-AllerGen Research Fellowship supports immune research in asthmatic women Read More »

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 …

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A study published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health has found that immigrants to Canada have fewer non-food allergies than the non-immigrant population, but that the difference diminishes with longer duration of residence in Canada. The study, which is …

National study examines relationship between immigration status and the prevalence of non-food allergies Read More »