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Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry Undergoing Exciting Expansion

2019-07-08T13:13:00-08:00June 18th, 2019|News|

Emily Diamond and her son, Bennett | Photo Credit: Allen McInnis, Montreal Gazette For more than a decade the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry has played an innovative and transformative role in Cerebral Palsy (CP) research by collecting extensive data on the disability and connecting researchers across the country. The registry is now in the [...]

Fall 2019/Winter 2020 Family Engagement in Research Certificate Registration Now Open!

2019-08-19T01:23:53-08:00June 12th, 2019|News|

Registration is now open for the Fall 2019/Winter 2020 online Family Engagement in Research Certificate program. This course is for researchers and families who have an interest in child neurodevelopmental research. This course is unique in that it will bring researchers and families together in a fully integrated online course. Learners will gain a better [...]

Save the Date: 2019 KBHN Conference

2020-03-27T09:35:12-08:00May 29th, 2019|Event|

KBHN is pleased to invite our community to the 2019 KBHN Annual Conference - mark your calendars for December 10-11! This year's conference theme is "Building Partnerships that Impact Communities" and will be located at the Westin Hotel & Conference Centre in Ottawa. More information to come.

What is the microbiome? Why is it relevant to FASD?

2019-07-08T13:13:00-08:00May 10th, 2019|News|

KBHN alumni researchers and trainees led a timely plenary on the gut biome and the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure at the 2019 International FASD Conference in Vancouver. Network Investigator Joanne Weinberg offered the introduction, positioning the session entitled "Intrauterine Microbes: Missing or the Missing Link?" Dr Weinberg read from a range of media reports [...]

FASD Through a Variety of Lenses – Dr. James Reynolds

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00April 8th, 2019|News|

Our newly appointed Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. James Reynolds, will speak with the Hastings and Prince Edward County FASD Care Giver Support Group on April 18 to share his research on the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on the developing brain. During the workshop, he will also explore the resulting cognitive, behavioural and socio-emotional deficits that may occur [...]

Announcing Dr. James Reynolds’ Appointment as Chief Scientific Officer

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00April 5th, 2019|News|

The Board of Directors of Kids Brain Health is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. James Reynolds as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of the Network. Dr. Reynolds, a Professor of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, and Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies at Queen’s University, has been serving as KBHN’s interim CSO since [...]

Celebrating World Autism Awareness Day: Social ABCs and Early Intervention

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00April 2nd, 2019|News|

In an increasingly globalized world, unique approaches to early intervention for autism are becoming possible through enhanced collaboration across national borders. In honour of World Autism Awareness Day 2019, Kids Brain Health is celebrating our Social ABCs research project, a parent-delivered program guided by a trained parent coach. Targeting children three and under showing early [...]

An Animated Short Conveys the Heart of Caregiving

2019-07-08T13:13:01-08:00January 16th, 2019|News|

A lot goes into caregiving. Above all it takes love, patience, and compassion. The Stories for Caregivers Initiative has created a new animated video drawing from themes in "The Unexpected Journey of Caring", a book co-authored by KBHN Board Member Donna Thomson and Dr. Zachary White. "It's very relevant to the lived experience of families [...]