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AST Career Development Research Grant

AST Career Development Research Grant The purpose of these grants is to foster the training of early career investigators who have the potential to contribute to transplant science/immunobiology and/or treatment of transplant recipients. The grants encourage continued commitment of high-quality applicants to their careers in transplantation. Grants are typically awarded in the amount [...]

2021-10-05T07:41:13-05:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Patient, Family and Donor Research Forum Registration Opens October 4

Patient, Family and Donor Research Forum Registration Opens October 4 Mark your calendars! On October 4, registration opens for our free Patient, Family, and Donor Research Forum. This virtual forum is an opportunity to learn how patients, families, and donors are collaborating on organ donation and transplantation research. Presentation and panel discussions will [...]

2021-09-27T10:39:01-05:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day – September 30

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day - September 30 In 2021, the Government of Canada passed legislation to name September 30 a federal statutory holiday, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This responds to Call to Action #80 from the 2015 report from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission [...]

2021-09-28T09:07:05-05:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

CDTRP New Administrative Assistant: Diana Tertzakian

CDTRP New Administrative Assistant: Diana Tertzakian The CDTRP is very pleased to announce that Diana Tertzakian will be joining our team as the Administrative Assistant! Diana's bio Diana joins us from Edmonton, Alberta. She has a BA in Urban Geography with a minor in French Translation from the University of Alberta. She also [...]

2021-09-28T07:40:34-05:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Welcome to new Patient, Family, Donor Partner: Leonard Hodder

Welcome to new Patient, Family, Donor Partner: Leonard Hodder The CDTRP’s Patient, Family and Donor (PFD) Partnership Platform is growing and we’re pleased to welcome our newest member, Leonard Hodder. Our PFD Platform Manager, Manuel Escoto, caught up recently with Leonard to understand more about what his goals are for being a patient [...]

2021-09-28T07:47:05-05:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

CDTRP September 28 Special Webinar: Third dose of COVID-19 Vaccination in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

CDTRP September 28 Special Webinar: Third dose of COVID-19 Vaccination in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients Are you wondering about the effects of the COVID-19 third booster vaccine on immunocompromised people? The standard two-dose vaccine immunization may provide limited immunity against COVID-19 disease for organ transplant recipients. To help increase immunity, boosters of the [...]

2021-09-21T09:21:32-05:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

CDTRP Exercise Hub – September 27 Meeting Agenda

CDTRP Exercise Hub - September 27 Meeting Agenda The CDTRP Exercise Hub is a targeted group specifically focused on project support, collaborative grant development, and initiatives to build research capacity across Canada. The CDTRP Exercise Hub aims to allow for targeted discussion surrounding exercise, prehabilitation, rehabilitation, and sarcopenia and how they relate to [...]

2021-09-21T08:41:31-05:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Theme 3: Engineer and Allocate Better Grafts – September 29 Meeting Agenda

Theme 3: Engineer and Allocate Better Grafts - September 29 Meeting Agenda Each of the five CDTRP Research Themes holds regular meetings to discuss new ideas, present the latest research results, and make new connections. CDTRP Theme meetings are open to all CDTRP members (including trainees and PFD partners). If you would like [...]

2021-09-21T08:33:02-05:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Welcome Demitra and Kristian!

Welcome Demitra and Kristian! As you may know, the CDTRP is coordinating a national research strategy to better understand COVID-19 vaccination issues in transplant recipients. The strategy aims to determine the immunogenicity and safety of COVID-19 vaccine in adult and pediatric transplant recipients (solid organ and allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell) [...]

2021-09-21T09:07:58-05:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

CDTRP TGLN Ontario Health Research Innovation Grant awardee – Pilot Study to Explore Ethical Issues and Stakeholder Trust in the Use of Normothermic Regional Perfusion in Organ Donation in Canada (Charles Weijer)

CDTRP TGLN Ontario Health Research Innovation Grant awardee - Pilot Study to Explore Ethical Issues and Stakeholder Trust in the Use of Normothermic Regional Perfusion in Organ Donation in Canada (Charles Weijer) Through collaboration with partner organizations, CDTRP is pleased to offer our annual Research Innovation Grant competition to fund exciting new project [...]

2021-09-21T07:58:57-05:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|
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