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.  

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[…]