Meghan Azad and Sarah Turner hosted by Maralee Caruso on CTV to promote upcoming Café Scientifique "Got Breast Milk?" event
Promoting the benefits of breast milk and breastfeeding while acknowledging challenges women face every day, Dr. Azad and PhD student Sarah Turner were interviewed about their upcoming Café Scientifique event with Dr. Nathan Nickel and Dr. Lauren Kelly. Event this Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 7pm at McNally Robinson, Grant Park location.
Thanks Maralee for helping get the word out! To see the full clip, click here.
New CHILD video about the importance of baby's microbiome wins national knowledge mobilization award from CIHR
The CHILD Cohort Study and a Baby’s Microbiome (see it on Youtube) takes us on a journey into the animated world of a baby’s gut microbiome. It shares CHILD research discoveries that are helping us to understand allergies, asthma, obesity and everyday health and wellbeing – especially during childhood.
The video won the Runner-Up Prize and $1,000 as part of the Canadian Institute of Health Research knowledge mobilization video competition "IHDCYH Talks". Illustrations and animation were designed by RichToons. Thanks to everyone who went online to vote for the video!
Join us for a FREE learning event on breast milk, called "Breast Milk Scientific", featuring 7 experts in human milk and breastfeeding, including Dr. Azad, from Feb. 3-7, 2020. Click here to register!
This event is part of the official launch for the Breast Milk & Microbiome online course, brought to you by the makers of the award-winning movie "Microbirth", which Dr. Azad was also part of. The course and movie are available for purchase here.
Congratulations Dr. Kozeta Miliku, Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Azad Lab, for winning this prestigious award, recognizing outstanding mentorship in the fields of airways and allergic diseases. Through her tireless support of students and fellow trainees, Kozeta has demonstrated the exceptional qualities of a mentor that Michelle Harkness embodied throughout her life and career.
Dr. Miliku will receive the award at the Canadian Respiratory Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario, on April 17, 2020. More information on the award can be accessed here.
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