Neuromelanin-sensitive MRI as a Biomarker of the Response to Methylphenidate in children with ADHD

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PI: Philippe Robaey Study contact: [email protected] Study contact full name: Chantale Melo Research Area: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Who to contact regarding participating: Anisa Soucy, Project Coordinator: [email protected] Lay Summary: We will test whether a brain imaging method (Neuromelanin-Magnetic Resonance Imaging) can predict the response to the stimulant in children with ADHD, and define … Read more

Clinical, Imaging, and Endoscopic Outcomes of Children Newly Diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease (CAMEO)

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PI: Dr. David Mack Study contact: [email protected] Study contact full name: Ruth Singleton Area of Research: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) (Gastrointestinal conditions) Who to contact regarding participating: Ruth Singleton Lay Summary: The CAMEO research study is about outcomes of patients newly diagnosed with Crohn’s disease (CD). Crohn’s disease is a condition that causes inflammation of … Read more

Patient and family perspectives on operationalized assent in Canadian Pediatric Intensive Care research: an interview study

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PI: Katie O’Hearn Study contact: [email protected] or call 613-737-7600 ext. 4006 Study contact full name: Katie O’Hearn Research Area: Intensive Care Who to contact regarding participating: Katie O’Hearn ([email protected] or call 613-737-7600 ext. 4006) Lay Summary:  In pediatric research, permission for the child to participate in research is obtained from the child’s legal guardian when … Read more

Precision mental health for eating disorders

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PI: Dr. Mark Norris Study Contact:  [email protected] Study Contact Full Name:  Madeline Gertler and April McColeman Research Area: Eating Disorders Who to Contact Regarding Participation:  [email protected] Lay Summary: Precision mental health can be thought of as an individualized approach to mental health treatment and takes into consideration the individual characteristics of patients. As it stands, … Read more

The Babbly App: working with families to study the usability and impact of this innovative approach for early detection and intervention of infants at risk of speech and language delay

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PI: Dr. Anna McCormick Study contact: [email protected] Study contact full name: Michelle Larin Research Area: Pregnancy and Newborn Who to contact regarding participating: Michelle Larin, RA [email protected] Lay Summary: CHEO researchers are investigating the usability of a smartphone app for infants 8 months – 14 months old that analyzes baby speech sounds using artificial intelligence … Read more

Injury Statistics in Outdoor Early Childhood Education (ECE) Programs in Comparison to Traditional ECE Programs in Canada

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PI: Mark Tremblay Study contact: [email protected] Study contact full name: Louise de Lannoy Research Area: Healthy Active Living and Obesity Who to contact regarding participating: [email protected] Lay Summary: We are seeking individuals who have experience working in early childhood education program(s) and can provide information regarding injury statistics to complete an online survey. This survey … Read more

RS Trial: A single center, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blinded, parallel, pilot clinical trial to assess plant-derived food-based resistant starches (RS) individually optimized for patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) or Ulcerative colitis (UC)

The Human Gut Microbiota - Conceptual Illustration

PI: Dr. David Mack Study contact: [email protected] Study contact full name: Ruth Singleton Research Area: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Who to contact regarding participation: [email protected] Lay Summary:  This study is being done to find out if the use of resistant starch (RS) that is optimized for each individual will help alter and/or restore the “healthier” microbiome of the gut. It does … Read more