Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

This #ProstateCancerAwarenessMonth, we’re sharing insights from recent studies from researchers across Canada. Today, we’re sharing findings from Gabriela Ilie, PhD, associate professor at Dalhousie University and DMRF Endowed Scientist in Cancer Quality of Life Research! In 2019, Dr. Gabriela Ilie, Dr. Rob Rutledge and Dr. Ellen Sweeney examined the association between depression and anxiety and Read more about Prostate Cancer Awareness Month[…]

New Publication

Congratulations to Majouni et al. on the new publication, “Applying Machine Learning to Arsenic Species and Metallomics Profiles of Toenails to Evaluate Associations of Environmental Arsenic with Incident Cancer Cases.” This research involves analyzing toenail samples from Atlantic PATH, as well as machine learning algorithms to arsenic species and metallomics profiles to investigate the complex Read more about New Publication[…]

Funding News

Congratulations to Dr. Samina Abidi, Dr. Raza Abidi, Dr. Ellen Sweeney and team on their successful CIHR Catalyst grant, “Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence based Platform for Early Chronic Disease Risk Assessment and Prediction to Improve Population Health.”  This project will leverage digital health/e-health and artificial intelligence technologies to develop a Personalized Risk Investigation, Stratification Read more about Funding News[…]

New Publication

We’re excited to announce a new publication in Frontiers in Public Health (Environmental Health and Exposome). This article uses toenail samples to assess arsenic speciation and metallomics to assess prostate cancer cases in the Atlantic PATH population.  This research was supported with funding from the Canadian Cancer Society/Prostate Cancer Canada, New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, Read more about New Publication[…]

New Publication

We’re pleased to share a new publication that considers substituting sedentary behaviour with physical activity among participants with a history of cancer. Congratulations to Dr. Cindy Forbes and team! Open Access: https://bit.ly/3MQvqEp  

Congratulations to Dr. Robin Urquhart and the CanPath team across the country!

Funded by the Canadian Cancer Society Data Transformation Grant, this work will connect cancer registry and administrative health data with CanPath data creating a unified resource for cancer research in Canada. https://bit.ly/3OojlZ2 Urquhart R, Awadalla P, Bhatti P, Dummer T, Gravel S, Vena J, Alvi R, Broet P, Kendell C, Kirsh V, Lettre G, Skead Read more about Congratulations to Dr. Robin Urquhart and the CanPath team across the country![…]

Congratulations to Drs. Syed Sibte Raza Abidi, Jong Sung Kim, Ellen Sweeney, Gabriela Ilie, and Trevor Dummer on a successful New Frontiers in Research Fund’s Exploration grant.

The highly competitive funding is meant to support high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research. The NFRF funding is “especially meaningful because it encourages our scholars to push the boundaries of knowledge. This is how great discoveries are made,” says Alice Aiken, Vice-President, Research and Innovation. “It’s exciting to see our researchers harnessing machine learning, natural language Read more about Congratulations to Drs. Syed Sibte Raza Abidi, Jong Sung Kim, Ellen Sweeney, Gabriela Ilie, and Trevor Dummer on a successful New Frontiers in Research Fund’s Exploration grant.[…]

Participant Town Hall

Did you miss CanPath’s Participant Town Hall? It can be viewed on CanPath’s YouTube channel. Learn about how participant data and biosamples are being used in cancer, COVID-19 and chronic disease research. English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbBFTVwKOzE French: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yj7tfI_ay04