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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.

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May 13, 2021

Researchers pinpoint possible way to prevent permanent hearing loss caused by common childhood cancer drug

Deeper understanding of how the chemotherapy drug cisplatin works in the body may potentially eliminate the toxic side-effect in childhood cancer survivors.

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May 10, 2021

Determining how pregnancy impacts children’s asthma symptoms

Linn Moore’s new research will examine if adverse maternal, perinatal and environmental factors affect how easy or hard it is to control asthma symptoms in children.

May 3, 2021

Shedding a light on why children with high-risk neuroblastoma don’t respond to current therapies

Hamid Maadi’s new research project is working to increase the efficacy of current cancer treatment strategies.

May 3, 2021

U of A research examines how perinatal stressors impact babies’ cardiovascular development

A new project seeks to determine how iron deficiency and sepsis increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

May 3, 2021

Improving health decision-making for Canadian parents

A new research project is creating the first mobile health app for parents using Canadian-relevant health research.

May 3, 2021

Women’s Health Research Spotlight: Maria B. Ospina

How social and environmental factors during a baby's first 1,000 days shape future health for the newborn and the mother.

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April 23, 2021

Innovator spotlight: Jacob Jaremko

U of A radiologist Jacob Jaremko is taking the 21st-century stethoscope worldwide.

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April 22, 2021

Innovative fitness program encourages kids with heart disease or transplants to train safely at home

U of A cardiologists, computing scientists team up to build video game-based MedBIKE fitness program for pediatric heart patients.

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April 22, 2021

Causal link found between food allergies and changes to infant gut bacteria due to method of childbirth, mother’s ethnicity

Babies born by caesarean section to mothers of Asian descent are eight times more likely to develop peanut allergy by age three, study shows.

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