Latest news and announcements
Inaugural 2022 Team Development Grants
SkIN Canada has awarded Team Development grants to 9 new multicenter collaborations.
The translational and clinical research projects will study a variety of skin
conditions related to inflammation, wound healing/tissue regeneration/fibrosis,
Register for upcoming SkIN Canada Training Workshops
Nov. 24-26, 2022 in Toronto (lunch provided) during the Skin Research Group of Canada Annual Conference.
To participate in the Trainee Workshop 2022, please complete the registration form below.
SkIN Canada - Upcoming CIHR-IMHA Grant application
Help shape SkIN Canada activities – complete our brief needs survey
Join the grant application
Mark your calendar
Attend the SkIN Canada breakfast consultation meeting in Toronto on Nov. 26, 2022 (7:15 – 8:25 am) to discuss the grant at the SRGC Annual Conference. RVSP to Josephine.email@example.com
Are you a practicing dermatologist in Canada?
You are invited to participate in a SkIN Canada survey to understand current practices regarding allergy testing for adults with atopic dermatitis
If you have any questions about this survey, please contact Karen Lau (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thank you for your consideration!
Recent SkIN Canada publication
Mirali S, Tang E, Drucker AM, et al. Follow-up of Patients With Keratinocyte Carcinoma: A Systematic Review of Clinical Practice Guidelines. JAMA Dermatol. Published online November 02, 2022. Doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2022.4590
Other news and announcements
Contribute to the SPIRIT-CONSORT reporting guidelines
Endorsed by over half of all medical journals, the SPIRIT and CONSORT Statements help researchers to fully report their trial protocols and results. Co-led by SkIN Canada’s Dr. An-Wen Chan, these guidelines are being updated to reflect new evidence and expert opinions.
CIHR Institute of Genetics Workshop
CIHR’s Institute of Genetics is planning a zoom workshop on January 30 to discuss best practices in patient engagement in genetics research.
They are looking for patients and caregivers with lived experience of an inherited condition, particularly those who have not been engaged in research before.
CIHR-IMHA Inclusive Research Excellence Prizes
Registration Deadline: January 26, 2023
Thirty-five prizes of $25K will be provided by IMHA to reward completed research relevant to IMHA in the following domains:
- Research Impact
- Team Science
- Open Science
- Patient Engagement
- Indigenous Health Research
THINC Implementation Science Team Grants
Application Deadline November 29, 2022
Three team grants ($2 million each) will be awarded by CIHR-IMHA to improve our understanding of transformative evidence-informed integrated care policies and interventions for people living with musculoskeletal, skin, and dental conditions.
2023 France Canada Research Fund
Apply for grants of $8-15K to support researcher mobility for new expert partnerships between France and Canada.
Open Science and WHO: Share your thoughts on reporting clinical trial results in public registries
The World Health Organization’s International Clinical Trials Registry Platform, chaired by SkIN Canada’s Dr. An-Wen Chan, has launched a public consultation on the reporting of study results in clinical trial registries. Deadline: Nov. 11, 2022
CIHR-IMHA Training for patient engagement
Course: A How-to Guide for Patient Engagement in Research
- Module 1: What is patient engagement?
- Module 2: The research process: (a) Understanding the research process for patient partners and (b) Supporting patient partners throughout the research process for other members of the research team
- Module 3: Setting up a research project for successful partnership
- Module 4: Patient engagement for research teams: (a) Being part of a research team for patient partners and (b) Engaging patients on your research team for other members of the research team
If you have any questions about the training or accessing the modules, please contact email@example.com and follow @CIHR_IMHA for related announcements!
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