Predicting chronic disease enabled by New Brunswick and Nova Scotia data linkage

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Wednesday, June 5, 2024 Predicting chronic disease enabled by New Brunswick and Nova Scotia data linkage Predicting chronic disease has gotten faster and simpler with the linkage of data gathered from a longitudinal study involving over 34,000 participants and administrative health data routinely gathered by New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Read more about Predicting chronic disease enabled by New Brunswick and Nova Scotia data linkage[…]

Webinar: Using CanPath to Support Innovative Health Research 

Using CanPath to Support Innovative Health Research  Join our colleagues, Dr. Parveen Bhatti (Scientific Director, BC Generations) and Sheraz Cheema (Data Manager, CanPath) on Wednesday, October 11th to learn about CanPath, types of questions the data can be used to address, and how the data can be accessed. Registration:  

CITF COVID-19 Immunity Task Force Databank

CanPath and its regional cohorts, including Atlantic PATH, are proud to be part of the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF) Databank with our COVID-19 serology study that includes participants across the country. The CITF Databank data holdings include data from 21 studies, including six multi-province studies “representing a wide range of population and community data from Read more about CITF COVID-19 Immunity Task Force Databank[…]

CanPath is Hiring: Research Operations Manager

Join the CanPath team as the new Research Operations Manager at the University of Toronto. Deadline: September 22, 2023. “CanPath is Canada’s largest population health cohort and a national platform for population-level health research. CanPath is studying the biology, behaviours and environments of Canadians to learn more about the causes of chronic disease and cancer Read more about CanPath is Hiring: Research Operations Manager[…]

CSEB Conference Update

The CanPath team was well represented at the Canadian Society for Epidemiology & Biostatistics (CSEB) Conference in Halifax on June 26-28, 2023. We had representatives from the CanPath National Coordinating Centre, Atlantic PATH, CARTaGENE, the Manitoba Tomorrow Project, and the Ontario Health Study that showcased the groundbreaking research and resources available related to epidemiology and biostatistics within CanPath and the regional cohorts. Read more about CSEB Conference Update[…]

New Toxicology Publication

Congratulations to Kalli Hood and team on their new publication in Frontiers in Public Health! Kalli’s Master’s research found an association between a history of cancer and arsenic speciation/metallome exposure in the Atlantic PATH cohort. This work is part of our larger focus on environment and cancer, and establishing toenails as an important biomarker representing Read more about New Toxicology Publication[…]

Most CanPath study participants had infection-acquired antibodies but few suspected COVID-19

Dr. Victoria Kirsh presented at a CanPath webinar this week to present results from the SUPPORT-Canada study, funded by the federal COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF). Data and blood spot samples were used from 22,300 participants from Atlantic PATH, CARTaGENE, the Ontario Health Study, Manitoba Tomorrow Project, Alberta’s Tomorrow Project, and BC Generations. Key findings include: Read more about Most CanPath study participants had infection-acquired antibodies but few suspected COVID-19[…]

Healthy Future Sask Recruitment

Our colleagues at Healthy Future Sask are recruiting participants! Healthy Future Sask creates a platform and resource for fostering research in cancer and chronic disease prevention in Saskatchewan. Healthy Future Sask is looking to engage with more than 7000 Saskatchewan residents between the ages of 30 and 74 to participate in the study. Participants will be Read more about Healthy Future Sask Recruitment[…]

IWH Speaker Series

Many thanks to the Institute of Work and Health (IWH) for having Atlantic PATH Research Director, Dr. Ellen Sweeney at their Speaker Series today! IWH is a leader in work injury & disability prevention research. An independent, not-for-profit organization, IWH conducts and shares actionable research to promote, protect and improve the health and safety of Read more about IWH Speaker Series[…]

CanPath Webinar: COVID-19 Findings

CanPath Webinar: Real-World Insights on COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness and Infection Risk Factors from CanPath’s SUPPORT-Canada Study May 30th, 12-1pmEST/1-2pmAST Register: Join us for an in-depth analysis of COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness based on real-world data from the SUrveying Prospective Population cOhorts for COVID-19 pRevalence and ouTcomes in Canada’ (SUPPORT-Canada) study. Led by Victoria Kirsh, this webinar will Read more about CanPath Webinar: COVID-19 Findings[…]