TFRI Project Grants

2025 Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants Competition **Atlantic PATH and CanPath can help to support relevant funding applications** The Terry Fox Research Institute has launched its New Frontiers Program Project Grants. These programs support Canadian research teams exploring new frontiers in cancer research (i.e., breakthrough and transformative biomedical, clinical and translational research which Read more about TFRI Project Grants[…]

Oral microbial signatures associated with age and frailty in Canadian adults

Authors: Vanessa DeClercq, Robyn J. Wright, Jacob Nearing, and Morgan G.I. Langille Journal: Scientific Reports Abstract: This study aimed to assess the association between the oral microbiome, age, and frailty. Data and saliva samples were obtained from male and female participants aged 35–70 years (n = 1357). Saliva samples were analysed by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and differences in Read more about Oral microbial signatures associated with age and frailty in Canadian adults[…]

New Article – Oral Microbial Signatures Associated with Age and Frailty in Canadian Adults

Congratulations to Dr. Vanessa DeClercq, Dr. Robyn Wright, Dr. Jacob Nearing, and Dr. Morgan Langille on their latest publication, “Oral Microbial Signatures Associated with Age and Frailty in Canadian Adults” (Scientific Reports, 14). This research from the Langille Lab used biological samples and data from Atlantic PATH. It examined the association between the oral microbiome, age Read more about New Article – Oral Microbial Signatures Associated with Age and Frailty in Canadian Adults[…]

Upcoming Webinar – HDRN and CanPath (June 5)

We are looking forward to attending the upcoming webinar from Health Data Research Network Canada and the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health on June 5th at 1pmEST/2pmAST. Featuring Dr. Aline Talhouk, Carrie-Anne Whyte, Jodi Gatley, and CanPath Executive Director, Dr. Jennifer Brooks. Registration: https://bit.ly/3UsnNK9 “Are you a researcher seeking data from Canada’s largest population study – Read more about Upcoming Webinar – HDRN and CanPath (June 5)[…]

Shaping the Future of Health Care with New Technologies, Devices and eHealth Innovations

CanPath National Scientific Director Dr. Philip Awadalla is presenting at an upcoming virtual event hosted by the Parliamentary Health Research Caucus and Research Canada. Join to learn more about current trends in Canadian healthcare, particularly in the tech and eHealth space. 🗓️ Wednesday, May 8 🕛 12pmEST/1pmAST 🔗https://rc-rc.ca/phrc-virtual-ehealth-event-may-8-2024/ Special Virtual Event hosted by the Parliamentary Health Research Caucus Read more about Shaping the Future of Health Care with New Technologies, Devices and eHealth Innovations[…]

New Article – The mediating role of health behaviors in the association between depression, anxiety and cancer incidence: an individual participant data meta-analysis

Congratulations to Dr. Kuan-Yu Pan and the Psychosocial Factors and Cancer Incidence (PSY-CA) Consortium team members on their latest publication, “The mediating role of health behaviors in the association between depression, anxiety and cancer incidence: an individual participant data meta-analysis.” PSY-CA includes 18 international cohorts with 320,000 participants, including Atlantic PATH, the Ontario Health Study and CARTaGENE. Article: https://bit.ly/3weFXXP

The mediating role of health behaviors in the association between depression, anxiety and cancer incidence: an individual participant data meta-analysis

Authors: Kuan-Yu Pan , Lonneke van Tuijl, Maartje Basten, Judith J. M. Rijnhart, Alexander de Graeff, Joost Dekker, Mirjam I. Geerlings, Adriaan Hoogendoorn, Adelita V. Ranchor, Roel Vermeulen, Lützen Portengen, Adri C. Voogd, Jessica Abell, Philip Awadalla, Aartjan T. F. Beekman, Ottar Bjerkese, Andy Boyd, Yunsong Cui, Philipp Frank, Henrike Galenkamp, Bert Garssen, Sean Hellingman, Monika Read more about The mediating role of health behaviors in the association between depression, anxiety and cancer incidence: an individual participant data meta-analysis[…]

Conference of Atlantic Medical Students (CoAMS)

Atlantic PATH is pleased to be represented at the Conference of Atlantic Medical Students (CoAMS) on April 27th at Dalhousie University. This conference seeks to facilitate student networking to build a strong community environment among Atlantic medical students that will promote knowledge sharing and future collaboration. To accomplish this, a series of medical talks and Read more about Conference of Atlantic Medical Students (CoAMS)[…]

Health Data Nova Scotia & Atlantic PATH – Linked Data

We were happy to attend the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit Lunch and Learn webinar today! Health Data Nova Scotia presented about their data holdings including new datasets from Atlantic PATH and Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging / Étude longitudinale canadienne sur le vieillissement in 2024. It also covered the role of Health Data Research Network Read more about Health Data Nova Scotia & Atlantic PATH – Linked Data[…]

Real World Data Challenges Webinar

Join CanPath co-Scientific Director, Dr. Philip Awadalla in the upcoming lifebit webinar, “3 Strategies for RWD (Read World Data) Challenges in Clinical Research and Trails.” Hear from leading experts to discuss the current challenges around using real world data showcase some solutions to enable the use of population level data and diverse studies for R&D. Read more about Real World Data Challenges Webinar[…]