May 6, 2020

Dear StaR Child Health Members & Colleagues,​

It is with the deepest disappointment and regret to inform you that as a result of the continued spread and impact of the COVID-19 across the world, the StaR Child Health 2020 Summit in Toronto, Canada planned to take place...

April 22, 2020

​Dear StaR Child Health Members & Colleagues,

All of us hope that you are keeping well during this stressful and difficult time. We appreciate the incredible healthcare professionals working in our hospitals and clinics, as well as everyone in our child health research...

March 11, 2020

We are pleased to announce that the 5th StaR Child Health Summit will be taking place right before the 2020 Cochrane Colloquium (Oct 4-7) and after the G-I-N Conference (Sep 29-Oct 2) on Friday October 2nd and Saturday October 3rd, 2020 at the Westin Harbour Castle in...

January 4, 2019

The Maternal Infant Child and Youth Research Network (MICYRN) is a federal not-for-profit, charitable organization founded in 2006 to build capacity for high-quality applied health research.

The latest issue of their Clinical Trials Pub Blast, a list of the most recent...

Dr. Lauren E Kelly, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba; Clinical Trialist, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation; Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and the Vaccine and Drug Ev...

July 16, 2018

As a modern practitioner, I live in the era of Evidence-based practice. Modern clinical decision making explicitly acknowledges the evidence that contributes to each patient management decision, the strength of that evidence, the benefits and risks of alternative manag...

Dr. Despina Contopoulos-Ioannidis
Clinical Associate Research Professor, Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Stanford University.

The pediatric use of drugs often depends on adult efficacy and safety data due to the limited availability of RCTs in children.  Evidence sugge...

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