In this issue: MSFHR celebrates 2015 Trainee Award recipients; How can research support healthy aging?; Bacteria exposure decreases children's asthma risk; Partnerships create new research opportunities; Provincial data platform update
A research team co-led by MSFHR Scholar Dr. Stuart Turvey found that infants with lower levels of four types of gut bacteria face an elevated risk of developing asthma by the age of three.
The latest news and updates from the BC SUPPORT Unit, a multi-partner organization currently in its start-up phase preparing to support, streamline and increase patient-oriented research in BC.
In the 2015 Trainee Program competition, partnerships enabled MSFHR to co-fund 12 post-doctoral fellowship awards across a wide spectrum of health issues. For the recipients, these partnered awards have been a difference-maker.
The 2015 trainees will help to address important health challenges for the benefit of all British Columbians through innovative projects spanning a wide spectrum of health disciplines.
In the third issue of Spark, we look at the important role of research in supporting older adults to age in place.