CHILD Co-Director named Canada Research Chair

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Dr. Stuart Turvey is among 346 accomplished scholars whose new or renewed Canada Research Chair funding was announced by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport.

Dr. Turvey was awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Pediatric Precision Health, on June 14, 2019.

“I am proud and excited about this award as it supports research that will empower the development of precision health-based strategies to address childhood asthma and life-threatening immune system disorders,” commented Dr. Turvey on his appointment.

Canada Research Chairs are world-class scientists and scholars from diverse backgrounds who are working on new discoveries and innovations that help our environment, health, communities and economy thrive.

Dr. Turvey is a professor at The University of British Columbia, the Co-Director of the CHILD Cohort Study and the leader of its Vancouver site.