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Tips to Help You and Your Child’s Back to School Transition

Authors: Dr. Leslie Roos and Dr. Jennifer Protudjer The dog days of summer are here and for many families, that means preparing for a new routine as kids’ head back to school. New routines, or the resumption of routines that were temporarily halted by summer vacation, can lead to kids feeling worried and stressed during…

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Gestational Diabetes Adversely Affects Pancreatic Islet Structure and Function in Male Rat Offspring

By Drs. Vernon Dolinsky and Christine Doucette The pancreas contains important structures called the islets that produce important glucose-regulating hormones, including insulin. Diabetes happens when the islets fail to produce enough insulin to control blood sugar, resulting in high blood sugar levels. Mounting evidence from Diabetes Research Envisioned & Accomplished in Manitoba (DREAM) researchers and…

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2018 Annual General Meeting

Another incredible year of important milestones and accomplishments has passed and we are thrilled to celebrate and acknowledge these important events with our partners, research teams and support staff at the Annual General Meeting! The evening started with a wine and hors d’oeuvre reception for guests to connect with new and familiar faces. Smiles in…

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2019 Research Manitoba Grant & Award Recipients

Each year, Research Manitoba along with its partners, support highly qualified Master’s trainees in health, the social sciences and humanities, and the natural sciences and engineering, to help them prepare for careers as independent researchers in industry or within Manitoba’s research enterprise. This year, it was an excellent achievement for the CHRIM Trainee Students and…

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National Nursing Week

May 6-12 is National Nursing Week! We sat down with one of the nurses from our Clinical Research Unit (CRU) at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM), to highlight the importance of nurses in research and to get an understanding of what goes on at the unit. Barb Fletcher has been a clinical…

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What does research mean to you?

In the lead-up to launching our new website, we reached out to the community – principal investigators, trainees, and management – to find out what research means to them, in one or a few words. This month we’re sharing the round up of all the responses we received for an inspiring look at why we…

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Understanding concussions in children

This week is Brain Awareness Week across the country, and we’re taking the opportunity to share some of the important work happening in this area right here at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM). One area of brain health that our researchers are working on is concussion prevention and treatment in children. Dr.…

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Bright Coaching

Supporting families of preschoolers with suspected developmental delays March 12-18 is Brain Awareness Week, and here at the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, we have many researchers, projects, and partners focused on all different areas of brain health. Brain Awareness Week is an opportunity for us to highlight some of the important work being…

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