New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Exploration Grant

Atlantic PATH is thrilled to be involved in the newly funded project led by Dr. Juliet Daniel at McMaster University. The New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Exploration grants target high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research. This work will focus on disparities in cancer incidence and outcomes in a Black Nova Scotian community (Shelburne, Nova Scotia). Read more about New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Exploration Grant[…]

CanPath Student Dataset

CanPath has developed a Student Dataset that provides students the unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with CanPath data. The CanPath Student Dataset is a synthetic dataset that was manipulated to mimic CanPath’s nationally harmonized data but does not include or reveal actual data of any CanPath participants. The CanPath Student Dataset is available Read more about CanPath Student Dataset[…]

Dr. Robin Urquhart named the new Scientific Director of Atlantic PATH

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Robin Urquhart has been named the new Scientific Director of Atlantic PATH.  Dr. Urquhart is an Associate Professor, the Canadian Cancer Society Endowed Chair in Population Cancer Research in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, and a Senior Scientist with the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and Read more about Dr. Robin Urquhart named the new Scientific Director of Atlantic PATH[…]

Diabetes, Brain Infarcts, Cognition, and Small Vessels in the Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds Study

Journal: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Authors: Hertzel C Gerstein, Eric E Smith, Chinthanie Ramasundarahettige, Dipika Desai, Philip Awadalla, Philippe Broet, Sandra Black, Trevor J B Dummer, Jason Hicks, Alan Moody, Jean-Claude Tardif, Koon K Teo, Jennifer Vena, Salim Yusuf, Douglas S Lee, Matthias G Friedrich, Sonia S Anand Abstract: Background Diabetes is a risk factor for cerebrovascular disease and cognitive impairment. The anatomical basis for this is uncertain. Read more about Diabetes, Brain Infarcts, Cognition, and Small Vessels in the Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds Study[…]

CanPath Research

Attention Health Researchers: CanPath – The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health – is Canada’s national population health platform built to enable scientists to explore the complex factors that contribute to chronic disease and cancer. CanPath has collected data from approximately 330,000 volunteer Canadians, including information about health, lifestyle, environment and behaviour. The size of the Read more about CanPath Research[…]

Regional Comparisons of Associations Between Physical Activity Levels and Cardiovascular Disease: The Story of Atlantic Canada

Journal: Canadian Journal of Cardiology Authors: Bartosz Orzel, Melanie Keats, Yunsong Cui, Scott Grandy Abstract: Background Physical inactivity is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Atlantic Canada is a region with lower physical activity (PA) levels and poorer CVD outcomes than the rest of Canada. Yet, within-region variation is expected. This study aimed Read more about Regional Comparisons of Associations Between Physical Activity Levels and Cardiovascular Disease: The Story of Atlantic Canada[…]

An Examination of the Role of Socioeconomic Status in the Relationship between Depression and Prostate Cancer Survivorship in a Population-Based Sample of Men from Atlantic Canada

Journal: Oncology Authors: Gabriela Ilie, Robert Rutledge, Ellen Sweeney Abstract: Objective: Prostate and skin cancer are among the most prevalent forms of cancer among men and have favorable survival rates compared to other, more aggressive forms of cancers. Recent studies have shown that the odds of depression among men with a lifetime history of prostate cancer Read more about An Examination of the Role of Socioeconomic Status in the Relationship between Depression and Prostate Cancer Survivorship in a Population-Based Sample of Men from Atlantic Canada[…]

New Publication Alert

We’re excited to announce a new article in Oncology that examines the role of socioeconomic status in the relationship between depression and prostate cancer survivorship in the Atlantic PATH cohort. bit.ly/39dekQu This work builds on an article in Psycho-Oncology that analyzes anxiety and depression symptoms among adult males with and without a history of prostate Read more about New Publication Alert[…]