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Childhood Cancer Research Chair

Dr. Jennifer Chan is the new holder of the Kids Cancer Care Chair in Pediatric Oncology. This research chair was established 10 years ago by the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation (ACHF), Kids Cancer Care (KCC) and other generous donors. The ACHF also announced a $1.25 million gift from KCC in support of the Childhood Cancer Research Program. This gift will support researchers at the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute in their quest to find new cures and gentler treatments for children and youth fighting cancer in our community and around the world. Read more

Researcher named to Royal Society of Canada

Dr. Jay Cross is one of the founding members of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and the founding director of the Institute of Maternal and Child Health — the forerunner of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute. His research has helped us better understand the basic biology of pregnancy and clinical conditions such as preeclampsia.

Publications: NEJM Clinical Implications of Basic Research

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has published a commentary by Dr. Jong Rho in the July issue, Inhibition of Lactate Dehydrogenase to Treat Epilepsy.

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