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Researchers show controlling glucose in the bloodstream prevents negative consequences of gestational diabetes

A new study by CHRIM trainee and lead author, Brittany Gruber Moyce, involving the labs of CHRIM Researchers Drs. Vernon Dolinsky, Christine Doucette and Grant Hatch has been published in the journal Diabetologia. The study, entitled “Adiponectin Deficiency Induces Hepatic Steatosis During Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes in Mice” provided insights into how gestational diabetes develops…

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Breathing Life into Asthma Research

There are over 3.8 million Canadians living with asthma in Canada, and every year an estimated 250 Canadians lose their lives to the disease.  Although today there is no known cure, it can be managed with proper care and treatment. Research about asthma is incredibly important as it helps us to learn more about the disease, and…

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CHRIM Researchers Awarded Millions to Study Type 2 Diabetes

Nearly $2 million dollars have been allocated to an innovative translational diabetes research program involving Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) researchers. The funding is coming from a $20 million investment from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, JDRF Canada, Diabetes Canada, The Kidney Foundation of Canada, and Fonds de recherche du Québec –…

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Federal Funding Supports Child Health Researchers at CHRIM

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. It supports research projects proposed and conducted by individual researchers or groups of researchers in all areas of health. The results of the…

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World Cancer Day

February 4 is recognized as World Cancer Day to bring more awareness to this deadly disease that the World Health Organization categorizes as “one of ten threats to global health.” There are now 19.3 million new cases of cancer in a year. Yet 30-50% of all cancers are preventable. Reduce the risks of cancer with…

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ENRRICH Bestowed with Cree Name

CHRIM’s newest theme, Excellence In Neurodevelopment and Rehabilitation Research in Child Health (ENRRICH) has set out to develop high-quality research programs that are needed to sustain and advance the quality of care that children receive. Led by CHRIM Investigators Dr. Kelly Russell and Dr. Kristy Wittmeier, with cultural guidance, leadership, and spiritual development from Knowledge…

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CHRIM Summer Scholars

Each year CHRIM welcomes undergraduate students to join a research lab for 8 weeks before the fall term begins as part of the summer studentship grants and awards. Students are paired up with a researcher who provides supervision and mentorship in their related field of study.   “The summer studentship program continues to grow with…

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Team Science: Defining and Achieving Success

CHRIM Scientist, Dr. Meghan Azad, associate professor of pediatrics and child health at the University of Manitoba was the recipient for the 2020 Joe Doupe Young Investigator Award by the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI), an Ottawa-based organization that represents young health-care researchers across Canada. As part of this award, Dr. Azad submitted an article for…

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2020 Research Highlights

This week CHRIM celebrated another year of accomplishments and milestones with our research teams, partners, and staff at the Annual General Meeting. We are proud to share our 2020 Annual Report where you will find details surrounding scientific breakthroughs and special moments from the past year as well as a statistical year in review. Here…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

June is Brain Injury Awareness month, which aims to increase awareness about the prevalence of brain injury. Brain injuries can affect individuals in many complex and unique ways – from emotional to physical changes, this type of injury can have profound effects on a person’s life. At CHRIM, members of the ENRRICH research theme are…

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Overall Child Health Includes Regular Dental Visits

April is Oral Health month and the Happy Smile Healthy Child (HSHC) research team, located within the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) wants to remind parents and caregivers not to skip your child’s dental visits. “Preventive visits to the dental office are very important, especially for children who are at high risk for…

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The 100th Anniversary of Insulin: Celebrating Scientists Leading Diabetes Research in Manitoba

2021 marks an incredible milestone in diabetes research: The 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. To celebrate, the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) is hosting a monthly webinar series for families and children living with diabetes about the science and advancements in treatment and research happening right here in Manitoba. The series…

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