Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michelle Mottola as the Chair of the Division of Maternal, Fetal & Newborn Health for a five-year term, effective July 1, 2020.

Dr. Mottola is an accomplished researcher in the area of nutrition and exercise lifestyle in pregnancy and their impact on pregnancy outcomes. Her current primary research focus is on the healthy lifestyle for pregnant women and thus improving the health of...

Congratulation Dr. Jeff Nisker from the Division of Maternal, Fetal and Newborn Health at CHRI for his award.

The 2020 Excellence in Research Award of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)  was awarded to Jeff Nisker MD PhD, Prof. Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Scientist, Children’s Health Research Institute and Western...

Jennifer graduated from the University of Alberta in 2018 with a B.Sc. in Biological Sciences. As an undergraduate researcher she worked to verify subunits of a chromatin remodeling complex involved in neural tube closure. She followed this with a summer...

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