Portable X-ray fluorescence of zinc applied to human toenail clippings

We are pleased to announce a publication in Applied Radiation and Isotopes examining Portable X-Ray Fluorescence of Arsenic using Atlantic PATH’s toenail samples!! This work was led by Dr. David Fleming at Mount Allison University. The full text is available via open access: bit.ly/2G17SjM. This work builds on the first publication in the Journal of Read more about Portable X-ray fluorescence of zinc applied to human toenail clippings[…]

UNB Saint John data scientist pioneering in occupational health informatics

UNB Saint John alum Hongchang (Gary) Bao’s work with Dr. Chris Baker and Dr. Anil Adisesh produced an automated coding algorithm for occupational data (job title and industry codes for the Canadian National Occupation Classification (NOC) system). Funded by CanPath and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, the algorithm is now being applied data from Read more about UNB Saint John data scientist pioneering in occupational health informatics[…]

CanPath Awarded $2.1 million CIHR Grant for SUPPORT-Canada COVID-19 Initiative

The SUPPORT-Canada initiative will capture data and biospecimens in order to identify factors contributing to COVID-19 susceptibility, severity and outcomes in Canada. June 25, 2020 – Toronto, Ontario CanPath (the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health) has been awarded a $2.1 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) through their COVID-19 Rapid Research Read more about CanPath Awarded $2.1 million CIHR Grant for SUPPORT-Canada COVID-19 Initiative[…]

Atlantic PATH Anti-Racism Statement

It is well established that race is a key determinant of health. We know that race affects health outcomes and that BIPOC communities have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and by environmental racism, including in Atlantic Canada. This is clear evidence of the inequity in our society.   Intersectionality should be a core tenet of health Read more about Atlantic PATH Anti-Racism Statement[…]

FOLLOW-UP SURVEY DATA AVAILABLE

Questionnaire data from the first Atlantic PATH follow-up survey is now available to researchers!   Between 2016-2019 participants were invited to complete the first follow-up questionnaire. More than 21,000 Atlantic PATH participants completed the follow-up questionnaire. That data underwent a harmonization process across all the cohorts and is now available to researchers.   The questionnaire Read more about FOLLOW-UP SURVEY DATA AVAILABLE[…]

The Future of Prevention is Almost Here

The Future of Prevention is Almost Here Researchers are conducting experiments to observe if diseases can be prevented before developing through exercise, diet, or changing your environment. Imagine knowing years in advance that you are likely to develop a serious disease and then discovering the lifestyle changes you can make to lower the chances of Read more about The Future of Prevention is Almost Here[…]

U of T to Lead Canada’s Largest Living Population Laboratory

U of T to Lead Canada’s Largest “Living Population Laboratory” (Original Post at University of Toronto) The University of Toronto has been selected to serve as the national scientific partner of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health (CanPath), Canada’s largest population research platform that is unlocking the answers to why some people develop cancer and chronic Read more about U of T to Lead Canada’s Largest Living Population Laboratory[…]

Ambitious new study is a powerful tool in the fight against cancer and chronic disease

Ambitious new study is a powerful tool in the fight against cancer and chronic disease (Originally Published on National Post) A new and powerful resource is now available in Canada to help researchers in the fight against cancer and other chronic diseases. The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP) is the first national database designed to Read more about Ambitious new study is a powerful tool in the fight against cancer and chronic disease[…]