Webinar: Building the Canadian Cancer Society within CanPath

Join us on March 30th (1-2pm AST/12-1pm EST) for the CanPath webinar, “Building the Canadian Cancer Society within CanPath.” Registration: http://bit.ly/3JdYhCR About the webinar: Streams of big data are finally coming together to help us understand cancer and predict it earlier. CanPath is building the Canadian Cancer Study to advance research and discovery for cancer, Read more about Webinar: Building the Canadian Cancer Society within CanPath[…]

New Research Report — Current Management and Health Care use for People with Osteoarthritis

Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Kozey and team on their completed study and new report, Current Management and Health Care Use for People with Osteoarthritis. The team used existing data from Atlantic PATH to examine self-reported characteristics of people living with and without osteoarthritis in all three Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island). Read more about New Research Report — Current Management and Health Care use for People with Osteoarthritis[…]

Webinar: Healthy Future Sask: From Idea to Reality

Webinar: Healthy Future Sask: From Idea to Reality About the webinar: In 2019, the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency was approached to expand CanPath into the province of Saskatchewan. After four years of planning, testing, an internal pilot, and guidance from established cohorts, Healthy Future Sask officially launched on February 1, 2023.  This webinar will tell the story and present Read more about Webinar: Healthy Future Sask: From Idea to Reality[…]

Healthy Future Sask Launch!!

Congratulations to our colleagues at Healthy Future Sask!! With the addition of Healthy Futures Sask, CanPath is represented by regional cohorts in all ten provinces. CanPath is the largest population health cohort study in the country with more than 330,000 participants. Healthy Future Sask will be recruiting 7,000 provincial participants between the ages of 30-74. Read more about Healthy Future Sask Launch!![…]

Nearing PhD Defense

Congratulations to Jacob Nearing who successfully defended his PhD in Microbiology and Immunology at Dalhousie University!! Supervised by Dr. Morgan Langille, Jacob used biosamples from Atlantic PATH and Alberta’s Tomorrow Project in his work, “Identification of Robust Biomarkers Using Microbiome DNA Sequencing with a Focus on the Oral Microbiome and Cancer Associations.” Abstract The human microbiome can Read more about Nearing PhD Defense[…]

Canadian Cancer Society Accelerator Grants

The Canadian Cancer Society’s Accelerator grants seek to accelerate the application of high-quality evidence addressing unmet, cancer-related needs (bit.ly/3B9DTj5). Congratulations to Dr. Robin Urquhart, Scientific Director of Atlantic PATH and Dr. Trevor Dummer, National Scientific Co-Director of CanPath on their successful Accelerator grants! Dr. Urquhart’s work will focus on adapting and implementing cancer patient pathways Read more about Canadian Cancer Society Accelerator Grants[…]

2022 Women Leaders in Digital Health

Congratulations to our colleague, Dr. Samina Abidi who has been selected as one of nine Women Leaders in Digital Health 2022 by Digital Health Canada. Launched in 2017, this award recognizes visionaries who are harnessing the power of IT to transform Canadian health and healthcare. Dr. Abidi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health Read more about 2022 Women Leaders in Digital Health[…]

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CanPath Research Round-Up: Prostate Cancer Awareness

For September 2022’s #ProstateCancerAwarenessMonth, we shared insights across our social media channels from prostate cancer studies by CanPath researchers. Thanks to rich data from over 330,000 volunteer participants and researchers’ efforts, we can help change the future of prostate cancer! CanPath’s Research Round-Up highlights work on prostate cancer from Atlantic PATH and collaborators using our Read more about CanPath Research Round-Up: Prostate Cancer Awareness[…]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

This #ProstateCancerAwarenessMonth, we’re sharing insights from recent studies from researchers across Canada. Today, we’re sharing findings from Sheida Majouni, PhD candidate from Dalhousie University! In 2022, Majouni and colleagues applied machine learning to arsenic species and metal profiles of toenails from Atlantic PATH. They aimed to understand environmental metal’s potential to produce disease, specifically prostate cancer: https://bit.ly/3eVjUMK “Artificial Read more about Prostate Cancer Awareness Month[…]