Category: Investigator news

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 …

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Several AllerGen researchers were featured in “Picture of Health: The players and the innovators in Hamilton’s health care sector,” part of the October 24 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. “Working to stem the rising tide in allergies” highlights Dr. Judah Denburg’s research, …

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There is no credible evidence to suggest that embracing a wheat- and gluten-free diet is a wise lifestyle choice—except for people with specific ailments such as celiac disease—according to a recent commentary by Professor Timothy Caulfield, an AllerGen investigator and a …

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  Professor Timothy Caulfield, a health law expert whose work debunks common health myths and informs the development of Canadian health and science policies, has been chosen as a 2013 Trudeau Fellowship recipient. The fellowship, valued at $225,000 over three …

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Dr. Redwan Moqbel, an internationally renowned authority on the pathophysiology of asthma, passed away on October 9, 2013, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, after a protracted battle with cancer. Dr. Moqbel, a longtime AllerGen NCE friend and colleague, was best known for …

A fond remembrance of an asthma and allergy pioneer Read More »

Dr. Sonia Anand, AllerGen Principal Investigator and Professor of Medicine at McMaster University, and a team of maternal/child health researchers from across Canada have recently received a $2 million grant to investigate the role of maternal and infant nutrition on …

Understanding the impact of maternal and infant nutrition in the first years of life Read More »

On Thursday, June 27, 2013, AllerGen Research Leader, Dr. Malcolm Sears, spoke with Kathleen Petty, the host of CBC Radio’s Ontario Today about the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study. Dr. Sears discussed the benefits of studying the interplay …

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Dr. Parameswaran Nair and Dr. John Brennan of McMaster University have received a $600,000 award to develop a bioactive paper that aims to provide an inexpensive, point-of-care diagnostic tool for asthma and COPD. The paper strip will measure the quantity …

AllerGen researchers funded to develop paper-based biosensor Read More »

Twelve AllerGen researchers are featured in the July issue of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI), July 2013 (Volume 132, Issue 1). JACI, an official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), features the latest, cutting-edge …

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The groundbreaking research being conducted by Dr. Malcolm Sears and collaborators on the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study is featured in a three-page article in the April 2013 issue ofInternational Innovation magazine. In an engaging interview, Dr. Sears discusses his research …

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Sunday, June 23, 2013 – Dr. Paul Keith, President, Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Tuesday, June 25, 2013 – Dr. Judah Denburg, Scientific Director, AllerGen NCE Inc. lso presenting at the Congress are fellows-in-training, Dr. Andrew O’Keefe, McGill University and …

AllerGen Investigators Present at European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and World Allergy Organization (WAO) Congress in Milan, Italy Read More »

AllerGen researcher Dr. Darryl Adamko of the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Alberta, is a 2013 recipient of a $100,000 federal Grand Challenges Canada grant through the “Stars in Global Health” program. Dr. Adamko has developed a simple …

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