Category: Investigator news

Dr. Meghan Azad, an AllerGen investigator and Manitoba co-lead for the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD), has been awarded a $6.5 million grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to lead an international consortium that will study global differences in …

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  Two AllerGen researchers are among 16 outstanding early career investigators funded by CIHR to conduct research that aims to have a significant impact on maternal, reproductive, child and youth health. Dr. Meaghan Jones and Dr. Jennifer Protudjer, both at …

Two AllerGen researchers awarded CIHR Early Career Investigator grants Read More »

A high-profile online course features CHILD Cohort Study research and CHILD researcher Dr. Meghan Azad. The certified professional development course, entitled “Breast Milk Scientific,” focuses on current scientific insights into breastmilk, its relationship with the microbiome, and its contributions to …

CHILD breastmilk research, researcher featured in online course Read More »

On January 1, 2020, AllerGen investigator Dr. Jennifer Protudjer became the inaugural holder of the Endowed Research Chair in Allergy, Asthma and the Environment at the University of Manitoba. This full-time, five-year position is aimed at driving continuing excellence in …

Dr. Jennifer Protudjer appointed Chair in Allergy, Asthma & the Environment Read More »

Dr. Stuart Turvey, Co-Director of the CHILD Cohort Study, and Dr. Diana Royce, President & CEO of AllerGen, both received honours from AllerGen partner organizations in late 2019. Dr. Stuart Turvey recognized by CSACI L to R: Dr. Stuart Turvey; …

CHILD Co-Director, AllerGen CEO honoured by partners Read More »

L to R top: David Proud, Del Dorscheid, Andrew Halayko, Susan Elliott. L to R bottom: Kyle Dine, Kozeta Miliku, Jennifer Protudjer, Michelle Harkness. AllerGen is proud to announce the 2020 winners of the Michelle Harkness Mentorship Award (MHMA). The …

2020 Michelle Harkness Mentorship Award winners Read More »

Being inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) is one of the highest honours for Canadians in the health sciences community. CAHS Fellows are recognized for their innovative leadership, research excellence and commitment to advancing academic health science. …

Three AllerGen researchers inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in 2019 Read More »

AllerGen investigator and pediatric allergist Dr. Edmond S. Chan (The University of British Columbia & BC Children’s Hospital) is the winner of the 2019 Robyn Allen Leadership Award. The award is presented by AllerGen Legacy Partner Food Allergy Canada (FAC) …

Dr. Edmond S. Chan receives Robyn Allen Leadership Award Read More »

On April 11, 2019, at the annual Canadian Respiratory Conference held in Ottawa, ON, both Dr. Diana Royce, AllerGen’s President and CEO, and AllerGen investigator Dr. Malcolm Sears, the Founding Director of the CHILD Cohort Study, were recognized by the …

AllerGen’s CEO & CHILD’s Founding Director honoured by CTS Read More »

Co-leaders of the Manitoba site of the CHILD Cohort Study, AllerGen investigators Drs Allan Becker and Meghan Azad, will be recognized by the University of Manitoba later this month for outstanding accomplishments at their respective career stages. Dr. Becker has …

CHILD Manitoba co-leaders recognized Read More »

AllerGen investigators Drs Scott Tebbutt and Tobias Kollman, and AllerGen trainees Casey Shannon, Daniel He and Dr. Amrit Singh, are among the co-authors of a breakthrough study, published in Nature Communications in March 2019, that provides new insight into the …

New insights into babies’ first week of development Read More »

The CIHR is funding a new, national microbiome research core, and two of its five platforms are headed by AllerGen investigators. The University of Calgary-based initiative, The Integrated Microbiome Platforms for Advancing Causation Testing and Translation, or IMPACTT, brings together …

AllerGen investigators lead two platforms of new pan-Canadian microbiome research core Read More »