Pediatric Research

Our research transforms the lives of children and families.

With over 300 faculty members engaged in research and over $12 million in active research funding, we're leading the way in taking novel ideas from the bedside to developing innovative research projects with patients and families at the core.

Research Leadership

Department of Pediatrics Research Leadership

Developing research capacity and supporting researchers

Teams & activities

Teams & Activities

Our research aims to create real-world impact.

Funding

Funding Resources & Opportunities

Learn more about child health funding opportunities and resources.

academia

Research News

UCalgary recently signed the Declaration on Research Assessment, which recognizes the need to improve how we evaluate research impact.

 

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Recent Publications


Youth Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Unique Needs and Practical Strategies From International Perspectives

Gewirtz O'Brien JR, Auerswald C, English A, Ammerman S, Beharry M, Heerde JA, Kang M, Naous J, Pham DQ, Maria DS, Elliott A. 

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Influence of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Coaching on Interruptions in Chest Compressions During Simulated Pediatric Cardiac Arrest

Kessler DO, Grabinski Z, Shepard LN, Jones SI, Lin Y, Duff J, Tofil NM, Cheng A; International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, and Education (INSPIRE) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Investigators. 

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Post-hemorrhagic ventricular dilatation: inter-observer reliability of ventricular size measurements in extremely preterm infants.

Leijser LM, Scott JN, Roychoudhury S, Zein H, Murthy P, Thomas SP, Mohammad K; Calgary Neonatal Neuro-Critical Care Program.

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Neuroinflammation and Precision Medicine in Pediatric Neurocritical Care: Multi-Modal Monitoring of Immunometabolic Dysfunction

Woodward KE, de Jesus P, Esser MJ.

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Youth health in a digital world: Approaching screen use in clinical practice

Authors: Jericho M, Elliott A.

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A prospective comparative study of children with gastroenteritis: emergency department compared with symptomatic care at home.

Authors: Vanderkooi OG, Xie J, Lee BE, Pang XL, Chui L, Payne DC, MacDonald J, Ali S, MacDonald S, Drews S, Osterreicher L, Kim K, Freedman SB; Alberta Provincial Pediatric EnTeric Infection TEam (APPETITE) and Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC).

 

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Research events


Health Research Platform Strategy Lunch & Learn

Title: The Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance Program for Clinical Research: Lessons Learned

Speaker: Linda Longpré, CCRP, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance Specialist, Calgary Centre for Clinical Research 

Objectives:

  1. To better understand the QA program
  2. To provide an overview of the typical findings and how to avoid them
  3. Tools to help with regulatory compliance

Are you a SOCRA member?

This presentation qualifies for SOCRA credits. If you are a SOCRA member, please let Sara (smahjor@ucalgary.ca) know you have registered.

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