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The CHILD Study is multi-centre, multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary. The CHILD Study involves 44 researchers at 7 universities and 11 hospitals in 4 provinces in Canada. The diagram below illustrated the number of organizations and groups who are part of the study. These organizations and groups have contributed in the form of "in-kind" supports, direct supports and specific donations. Please follow this link to a summary of funding.


Federal Government:

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Provincial Government:


Hospitals and Institutions:

Hospital for Sick Kids LogoSt. Joseph'sHealth Sciences LogoSunnybrook Health SciencesMount_SinaiBritish Columbia Children's HospitalStollery HospitalManitoba Institute for Child HealthSt. Boniface LogoBC Women's Logoprovidence hospital logoh-loishospital logoManitoba Regional Health LogoH-caritas




Business, including non-profit entities.

AllerGenFirestone InstituteChildhood Asthma FoundationALK_logoLincoln DiagnositicsHealthDiarySt. Joseph's Foundation





U_Alberta LogoUniversity of Toronto LogoUniversity of ManitobaSimon FraserU_British ColumbiaMcMaster




Scientists and Researchers involved in developing and implementing the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development study. Disciplines involved include: Epidemiology, Neonatology, Pediatrics, Population Health, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Hygiene, Nutrition, Infectious Disease, Genetics, Obstetrics, Geographic Information Systems, Endocrinology/Metabolism, Physiology, Immunology, Allergy, Air Quality, Toxicology, Sociology, Molecular Biology, Psychology, Neuroimmunology, Biostatistics, Ethics and Legal, Respirology and Occupational Health.


Name Affiliation City
Anand, Sonia McMaster University Hamilton
Allen, Ryan Simon Fraser University Vancouver
Azad, Meghan University of Manitoba Winnipeg
Becker, Allan University of  Manitoba   Winnipeg
Befus, Dean University of Alberta Edmonton
Brauer, Michael University of British Columbia Vancouver 
Brook, Jeff Environment Canada    Toronto 
Cyr, Michael McMaster University Hamilton
Chen, Edith University of British Columbia     Vancouver 
Daley, Denise James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre Vancouver 
Dell, Sharon Hospital for Sick Children     Toronto
Denburg, Judah McMaster University  Hamilton 
Elliott, Susan McMaster University Hamilton 
Grasemann, Hartmut Hospital for Sick Children    Toronto
HayGlass, Kent University of Manitoba Winnipeg
Hegele, Richard University of Toronto       Toronto 
Holness, Linn St. Michael’s Hospital      Toronto 
Kobor, Michael University of British Columbia    Vancouver
Kollmann, Tobias University of British Columbia   Vancouver
Kozyrskyj, Anita University of Alberta   Edmonton
Laprise, Catherine Chicoutimi University Hospital     Quebec
Larché, Mark McMaster University   Hamilton 
Lou, Wen-Yi Wendy University of Toronto      Toronto 
Macri, Joseph McMaster University Hamilton
Mandhane, Piush University of Alberta    Edmonton 
Miller, Gregory University of British Columbia Vancouver  
Moqbel, Redwan deceased Winnipeg
Moraes, Theo Hospital for Sick Children Toronto
Paré, Peter University of British Columbia Vancouver
Ramsey, Clare University of Manitoba  Winnipeg 
Ratjen, Felix Hospital for Sick Children    Toronto
Ritchie, Bruce University of Alberta Edmonton
Sandford Andrew James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre Vancouver
Scott, James University of Toronto Toronto
Scott, Jeremy University of Toronto   Toronto 
Sears, Malcolm McMaster University Hamilton
Silverman, Frances University of Toronto Toronto  
Simons, Elinor University of Manitoba Winnipeg
Stanojevic, Sanja University of Toronto Toronto
Subbarao, Padmaja Hospital for Sick Children Toronto
Tebbutt, Scott James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre Vancouver
Takaro, Tim Simon Fraser University Vancouver
Tang, Patrick University of British Columbia Vancouver 
To, Teresa Hospital for Sick Children Toronto
Turvey, Stuart University of British Columbia Vancouver


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