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Lauren Kelly

M.Sc., Ph.D., C.C.R.P

  • Accepting Students: Yes
  • Research Category: Clinical Trials


Current Positions

Assistant Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Child Health and Community Health Sciences
Clinical Trialist, George and Fay Yee Centre of Innovation
Scientist, Vaccine and Drug Evaluation Centre
Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba


Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Pharmacology, (Western University)
Masters of Science, Toxicology, (University of Birmingham)
Doctorate of Philosophy, Pharmacology, (Western University)

Research Focus

My research program focuses on conducting better quality research to inform safe and effective pharmacotherapy for children. Currently, my focus is on the effects of opioid exposure in pregnancy and the use of cannabis for medical purposes in children and adolescents.

Research Interests

- Neonatal abstinence syndrome
- Cannabinoids
- Clinical Trials