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February 8, 2024

Building strengths through culture

A WCHRI trainee is redefining autism from a nehiyaw lens

Featuring Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, Read More
February 7, 2024

CIHR announces $6.7 million of new research funding for nine WCHRI members

Awards will fund projects that have potential for breakthroughs in women's and children’s health

Featuring Sandra Davidge, Shokrollah Elahi, Lisa Hartling, Shannon Scott, Maria Ioannou, Gary D. Lopaschuk, Salima Meherali, Caroline Richard, Sue Tsai, Read More
February 6, 2024

Five things all women should know about their hearts

Women face risks and causes of heart disease that men don’t — and knowing the differences is important to help them protect and advocate for their health.

Featuring Colleen M Norris, Read More
February 5, 2024

20 per cent of parents feel uncertain caring for their child after discharge from pediatric emergency: study

Providing more updates, paying better attention to parents’ emotional needs could help ease pressures of ER crowding, say study leads.

Featuring Shannon Scott, Samina Ali, Read More
January 23, 2024

Gluten-free food guide puts good nutrition on the plate for kids

Free, family-friendly resource is grounded in extensive evidence yet easy to understand and use.

Featuring Diana Mager, Justine M Turner, Read More
January 16, 2024

Newly identified biomarker could lead to simple blood test for rare autoimmune disease

Lab uncovers telltale protein with levels 1,000 times higher than usual in patients with myasthenia gravis.

December 13, 2023

5 inspiring stories of 2023

As the year comes to a close, we want to reflect on our progress at the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI). 

Featuring Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, Christa Aubrey, Carla Prado, Sophia Pin, Anita Kozyrskyj, Toshifumi Yokota, Jacqueline R Pei, Read More
November 24, 2023

Speaking through art: PhD grad finds new ways for concussion patients to express themselves

Speech-language pathologist Jessica Harasym’s groundbreaking doctoral research merges art therapy with rehabilitation science to reveal how young people navigate communication changes after concussion.

November 20, 2023

For every child, every right. World Children’s Day

For World Children’s Day 2023, “for every child, every right,” we are highlighting a few stories from the past year that show incredible advances in children’s health research thanks to support from the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Featuring Thilinie Rajapakse, Stephanie Montesanti, Richard Oster, Liana Figueiredo (Nobre), Jacqueline R Pei, Rhonda C. Bell, Read More
November 3, 2023

Undergrad researchers advance nursing science while honing skills in surprising ways

Research projects focus on how to improve health care for vulnerable people.

Featuring Jordana Salma, Read More