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September 2020

CIHR “Ask me anything” – Fall 2020 Project Grant Competition

September 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

CIHR is hosting “Ask Me Anything” sessions designed to answer the questions researchers have about the Fall 2020 Project Grant competition. There will be 3 sessions, 2 in English and 1 in French. You can join the meeting via Microsoft Teams or submit your question via Sli.do. For the Microsoft Teams meeting link and Sli.do event code, please visit the event website here. Session 1: Wednesday, September 9 at 3:00 p.m. EST Session 2: Friday, September 11 at 1:00 p.m. EST Session…

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Webinar: Online Poster Presentations- What; How; Why?

September 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm PDT

The BC SUPPORT Unit is hosting a webinar to help poster presenters and conference attendees navigate virtual poster presentations at conferences. This webinar will focus on: • A scan of how the poster session is being navigated at other research meetings • Highlighting some key considerations and opportunities of virtual posters (including the #betterposter movement) • Creating a space for a critical discussion on the meaning and goals of posters in today’s knowledge exchange climate This conference is open to…

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Guidance on authorship with and acknowledgement of patient partners in POR

September 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am MDT

The Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit's Patient Engagement Journal Club will be discussing, "Guidance on authorship with and acknowledgement of patient partners in patient-oriented research", a recent publication in BMC Research Involvement and Engagement. The discussion will be co-hosted by co-authors Dawn Richards, Lesley Singer, and Kathryn Birnie. You can find the article here. Register here for the event  

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October 2020

Can-SOLVE CKD Pediatric Committee Webinar

October 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Learn about the research that the Can-SOLVE CKD Pediatric Committee is working and their future vision.

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November 2020

CNTN Virtual Symposium

November 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

The CNTN Scientific Operations Committee is hosting it's first virtual symposium on Wednesday November 4 from 12- 3pm Eastern. Dr. Sam Silver, the CNTN Capacity Building Committee co-lead, will present "Promoting Kidney Recovery after Acute Kidney Injury Receiving Dialysis"  Dr. Bhanu Prasad, a CNTN Communications and Engagement Committee member, will present "Renal denervation in patients with loin pain hematuria syndrome - a feasibility study". Drs. Ron Wald and Michael Walsh will lead a discussion on the challenges related to recruitment in…

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BC Kidney Days

November 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm PST

BC Kidney Days is an annual conference, hosted by BC Renal and BC Transplant, that brings together clinicians, administrators and patient partners from across BC, other parts of Canada and the United States to discuss the latest research, trends, clinical treatments and surgical breakthroughs in kidney patient care. This year, the conference is completely virtual. Conference Goals: Improve care with and for patients with Kidney disease at all stages Kidney community networking and teambuilding Update on clinical and research issues…

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January 2021

Webinar: De-mystifying Privacy: Research Uses of Administrative Data

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Free

The Maternal Infant Child Youth Research Network (MICYRN) is hosting a webinar on research uses of administrative data. Speakers will include Holly Longstaff (Provincial Health Services Authority BC), Donna Curtis Maillet (New Brunswick Institute for Research Data and Training), and Charles Burchill (University of Manitoba) This webinar explores modern approaches to research privacy for administrative data in Canada, with a focus on consent and administrative data access and use. A recording of the webinar can be found below and on…

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Clinical Trials BC Conference – Modernization of Clinical Trials

January 26 - January 28

Modernization of clinical trials is the theme of this years Clinical Trials BC Conference, which will be held virtually and is open to all!

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April 2021

CNTN Spring Virtual Research Symposium

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Join us on Wednesday April 21st starting at 9am Pacific/12pm Eastern for our Spring Virtual Research Symposium, which will take place over Zoom. Speakers: Dr. Maoliosa Donald and patient partner Dwight Sparkes will present on their project, "My Kidneys My Health website: developed by patients for patients" Dr. Melissa Schorr will present her proposal, "Diuretic use in patients with residual renal function on hemodialysis" Dr. Kristin Clemens will present her proposal, "Denosumab for the prevention of fragility fractures in hemodialysis: pilot study for…

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Clinical Trials BC – ASK US: Communicating Study Results with Clinical Trial Participants

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

Clinical Trials BC - ASK US: Communicating Study Results with Clinical Trial Participants – Best practice recommendations and toolkit for clinical research teams Description: Many clinical trial participants are left with unanswered questions both during and at the end of the research study.  A provincial working group has created a toolkit to communicate their best practice recommendations for improving the experiences of participants taking part in clinical trials and increase sharing of study results with study participants. Objectives: Learn how…

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