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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

ACHRI researchers named as Peak Scholars

On Nov. 18, the Peak Scholars in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Knowledge Engagement recognition luncheon event recognized researchers who are taking their work outside the lab and off campus to make transformational changes in the community.

Canada's obesity epidemic growing: study

EMRs are an untapped resource with the potential for big implications on how public health surveillance is conducted, says study author Tyler Williamson, assistant professor with the Dept. of Community Health Sciences, and member of ACHRI and O'Brien Institute for Public Health. The data indicates higher obesity prevalence rates than previously reported.

Leaders in Child Health Research

We are an institute providing leadership to scientists and clinical and community health researchers across priority themes: Behavior & the Developing Brain, Healthy Outcomes and Genes Development and Health. Bench to bedside to community research and the resulting flow of new knowledge and innovation drives improvement in health care delivery and results in better health outcomes.

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