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Are you involved in research on COVID-19 vaccination in transplant recipients?

Are you involved in research on COVID-19 vaccination in transplant recipients? The Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program (CDTRP) is developing a National Strategy to fill the knowledge gaps around COVID-19 vaccination in transplant recipients in Canada. This national effort is bringing together major stakeholders from the fields of transplantation, public health, immunization, [...]

2021-01-18T19:18:02+00:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

CDTRP 7th Annual Scientific Meeting – Recordings Available!

CDTRP 7th Annual Scientific Meeting - Recordings Available! We are pleased to inform our members that the recordings from the CDTRP Annual Scientific Meeting are now available. Recordings are password protected and will not be made available to the public. With over 15 hours of recorded content, the CDTRP team has made time stamps [...]

2021-01-18T19:20:52+00:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

New Member Profile: Dr. Mike Moser, Indigenous organ donation and transplantation specialist and historical audiobooks addict

New Member Profile: Dr. Mike Moser, Indigenous organ donation and transplantation specialist and historical audiobooks addict The CDTRP has been delighted to welcome many new members in 2020 and we are planning to welcome many more in 2021. We’ll be sharing information on their research expertise and interests through our New Member Profile series. [...]

2021-01-18T20:07:30+00:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Stem Cell Club highlight: Awareness and education about the need for stem cell donors

Stem Cell Club highlight: Awareness and education about the need for stem cell donors Stem Cell Club is a donor recruitment organization in Canada which works to address racial disparity in access to matched unrelated stem cell donors. The organization was founded in 2011 by Dr. Warren Fingrut (photo), and, under his leadership, [...]

2021-01-18T19:18:52+00:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Women in Transplantation Fellowship Grant for Research in Sex and Gender in Transplantation

Women in Transplantation Fellowship Grant for Research in Sex and Gender in Transplantation Women in Transplantation (WIT) initiative of The Transplantation Society will provide funding to an Early Career Researcher to support research focusing on sex and gender issues relevant to solid organ transplantation. This initiative was made possible with support with One [...]

2021-01-11T20:42:33+00:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

The 2021 Kidney Health Research Grant Competition is now open

The 2021 Kidney Health Research Grant Competition is now open! Applications for the 2021 Kidney Health Research Grant Competition must be completed via the on-line application system ProposalCentral here. Please allow extra time to review the system before the registration deadline of February 01, 2021. To apply through this site, you will have to [...]

2021-01-12T13:35:17+00:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Job opportunity: CDTRP Research Manager

Job opportunity: CDTRP Research Manager The CDTRP is sharing the news that Dr. Leanne Stalker, CDTRP Research Manager, has accepted an exciting new challenge outside of our organization. We are delighted for Leanne, who will be continuing her great work and with whom we are sure we will pursue future collaborations. It has been a pleasure to have worked with Leanne. [...]

2020-12-14T13:26:10+00:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

Join the KEeP ACTIVe Club for kidney transplant recipients

Join the KEeP ACTIVe Club for kidney transplant recipients Researchers at MUHC and CHUM (led by Drs. Tania Janaudis-Ferreira and Marie-Chantal Fortin) are starting a pilot project to help recipients become more physically active and to help combat the loneliness that can result after a transplant. You are eligible if you don’t have a [...]

2021-01-04T19:42:50+00:00January 4th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Happy Holidays from the CDTRP!

Happy Holidays from the CDTRP! Please note that the CDTRP will be taking a break beginning December 21, 2020, returning January 4, 2021. We wish everyone in our community a happy and healthy holiday season. If you're feeling anxious or disappointed about the holidays this year, we encourage you to take a look at [...]

2020-12-14T13:33:18+00:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|