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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

National COVID-19 Questionnaire Data Now Available

Over 101,500 CanPath participants from across Canada completed the CanPath COVID-19 Questionnaire in 2020. The first release of this data, including the over 93,000 responses collected by October 31st, 2020, is now available to researchers. These data were collected by the regional cohorts that make up CanPath: the BC Generations Project, Alberta’s Tomorrow Project, the Read more about National COVID-19 Questionnaire Data Now Available[…]

CanPath Webinar Announcement: Research Spotlight – How 3 Trainees are using CanPath Data and Biosamples

Join us on January 27th for a CanPath webinar to learn about three exciting research projects using data and biosamples from two of CanPath’s regional cohorts, Atlantic PATH and BC Generations. Jacob Nearing (PhD candidate, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University) will be presenting his doctoral research which investigates the oral microbiome for biomarker Read more about CanPath Webinar Announcement: Research Spotlight – How 3 Trainees are using CanPath Data and Biosamples[…]

CanPath CITF Funding Announcement

We are thrilled to announce that CanPath has been awarded $1.9million in funding from the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force for a COVID-19 seroprevalence study!  This work will be implemented by all the regional CanPath cohorts, including Atlantic PATH.