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Dr. Waleed Alqurashi, Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute, presents The Canadian Anaphylaxis Action Plan For Kids. AKA the “kids CAP”.  Dr. Alqurashi discusses the materials developed to inform kids and parents about Anaphylaxis.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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Dr. Leanne Ward, Professor of Pediatrics and Research Chair in Pediatric Bone Health at the University of Ottawa, and Senior Scientist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, is named one of the first “Fellows of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research”

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) is pleased to announce that Dr. Leanne Ward MD FRCPC has been elected to the 2019 class of Fellows of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR).

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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Impulsive behaviour linked to sleep and screen time, CHEO study finds
A paper published today in Pediatrics suggests that children and youth who do not sleep enough and use screens more than recommended are more likely to act impulsively and make poorer decisions. The findings come from the globally recognized Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) at the CHEO Research Institute in Ottawa.

“Impulsive behaviour is associated with numerous mental health and addiction problems, including eating disorders, behavioural addictions and substance abuse,” said Dr. Michelle Guerrero, lead author and postdoctoral fellow at the CHEO Research Institute and the University of Ottawa. “This study shows the importance of especially paying attention to sleep and recreational screen time, and reinforces the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth. When kids follow these recommendations, they are more likely to make better decisions and act less rashly than those who do not meet the guidelines.”
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Tuesday, August 6, 2019
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2 CHEO scientists awarded $7.6M in national competition
Two scientists at the CHEO Research Institute have been granted a total of $7.6 million over seven years in the last round of Foundation Grant funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

“This is an outstanding result for CHEO and the CHEO Research Institute. It recognizes the high calibre of work our scientists are undertaking to improve care for children, youth and families,” said Dr. Jason Berman, CHEO Research Institute’s new CEO and Scientific Director, as well as CHEO’s new Vice-president of Research. “Drs. Lochmüller and Korneluk are leaders in their fields and I am delighted to see them receive the support of Canada’s scientific community through receipt of these highly competitive and prestigious awards.” Read More
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