- Faculty: Medicine & Dentistry-Pediatrics
- Position: Professor
- Research Areas: Asthma, Breast Feeding, Cohort Studies, Contraception, Cost of Illness, Estrogens, Hypersensitivity, Immediate, Inflammation, Menstrual Cycle, Progesterone, Pulmonology, Sex Characteristics, Sexual Maturation
- Research Theme: Children's Health & Well-being, Lifelong Women's Health, Pregnancy & Developmental Trajectories
Summary:Dr. Piush Mandhane is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Alberta. His research focuses on pediatric health, child development, and epidemiology. He is also one of the five principal investigators for the CHILD cohort study and the CHILD study Edmonton site lead. His main area of research is on the impact of childhood sleep and sleep disruption on learning, growth and development. Dr. Mandhane is also the principal investigator of the Alberta-government-funded project examining SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in school-age children in Alberta.
Stories this researcher is featured in:
July 13, 2021
Species of gut bacteria linked to enhanced cognition and language skills in infant boys
Alberta study offers compelling new evidence pointing to the importance of gut bacteria for neurodevelopment.
May 18, 2021
Piushkumar Mandhane on the CHILD study as an example of precision health research
As the fourth presenter for WCHRI’s Precision Health Research Seminar Series, Mandhane sat down with us to discuss the CHILD study and its importance as an example of precision health research at the University of Alberta.