COVID-19 Maternal, Child and Family Study Catalogue

Calling all Canadian Child and Family Researchers! The Maternal Infant Child and Youth Research Network (MICYRN) and CIHR’s Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH) are collaborating to create a catalogue of all on-going COVID-19 research in Canada related to mothers, children and families. This catalogue will be used to inform the Chief [...]

2020-06-25T22:10:52-08:00June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Kids Brain Health Virtual Conference 2020

SAVE THE DATE FOR #KBHNConf2020 November 9 – 14, 2020 New and Emerging Ways of Connection Dates: November 9-13, 2020 Location: Virtual Conference April 2020 marked the start of Cycle III for Kids Brain Health Network and the beginning of a new era - an era that continues to focus on three significant challenges that [...]

2020-06-23T12:10:26-08:00June 22nd, 2020|Events|

The Global Report on Developmental Delays, Disorders, and Disabilities

The COVID-19 pandemic is hard for everyone but coping with the pandemic can be even harder for people with disabilities and their families. We are inviting Canadian families to contribute to the World Health Organization/UNICEF Global Report on Developmental Delays, Disorders, and Disabilities. Your response to a brief survey will help to identify service needs and [...]

2020-06-15T10:05:21-08:00June 14th, 2020|News|

Back on Track from COVID19 – Funding Opportunity

The “Back on Track from COVID19” funding opportunity addresses the interruption to biomedical research laboratories and clinical research as a result of the COVID19 emergency. The funds are intended to cover additional costs to research incurred by facility shutdown, changes in work plans due to social distancing, assisting graduate student progress to complete research and [...]

2020-06-05T10:51:07-08:00June 5th, 2020|News|

My COVID Disability Q. Canada’s New Q&A Hub for Canadians with Disabilities

In May 2020, CanChild, the Kids Brain Health Network, and the CHILD-BRIGHT Network launched My COVID Disability Q., a new Twitter Q&A hub for Canadian children and youth with disabilities as well as family members speaking on their behalf. Using My COVID Disability Q., youth and their family members are invited to ask questions relating to disabilities and [...]

2020-07-03T07:40:55-08:00May 29th, 2020|News|

Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians – Trust in Others: Share your perspective

Statistics Canada is collecting data on Canadians’ trust in others during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your participation is important: Your voice matters Tell us how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted your level of trust in government, in businesses, and in others, and share your views regarding the reopening of workplaces and public spaces. Please take a [...]

2020-06-02T11:25:44-08:00May 27th, 2020|News|

David Nicolas leads the way in researching countermeasures to minimize the impact of COVID-19

KBHN principal investigator, Dr. David Nicolas, is one of several recipients of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Research Grant by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). According to the Government of Canada website, Nicolas' grant is a chance for Canada "to continue to contribute to global efforts that will address the COVID-19 outbreak." As [...]

2020-05-26T07:24:52-08:00May 26th, 2020|News|