• ARCH Lab Welcomes HHS High School Bursary Student

    The ARCH Lab was fortunate enough to welcome a Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) bursary student to the lab this summer. Chris Choi, who is going into grade 12 at Notre Dame Secondary School in the fall, was one of 15 students chosen from across Ontario for this hands-on opportunity to learn more about health research. […]

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  • Canadian Institutes for Health Research Funds Two ARCH Lab Studies

    The ARCH Lab has received funding from Canadian Institutes for Health Research to conduct two longitudinal studies on the health outcomes of youth and emerging adults. 1. Multimorbidity in Children and Youth Across the Lifecourse (MY LIFE): Dr. Ferro is the Principal Investigator on a five-year, $1.2M study that builds on the ARCH Lab’s successful […]

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  • ARCH Lab Contributes to Study of Drug-resistant Epilepsy

    A paper by Conway et al. entitled, “Correlates of health-related quality of life in children with drug resistant epilepsy” was recently published in Epilepsia. In this first study to comprehensively examine predictors of health-related quality of life in children with drug-resistant epilepsy, lower child IQ, fewer family resources, and caregiver unemployment were uniquely associated with […]

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  • ARCH Lab Student Awarded Scholarship

    Congratulations again to ARCH Lab student Rana (Ahmad) Qadeer. His Ontario Graduate Fellowship has been upgraded to an Ontario Graduate Scholarship to support his master’s research. Ahmad is using data from the Canadian Community Health Survey—Mental Health to examine substance use/abuse among emerging adults with chronic health conditions. He aims to produce evidence-based findings that […]

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  • ARCH Lab Alumnus Accepted to Medical School

    Congratulations to ARCH Lab alumnus, Freddy Wong who was accepted to medical school. Freddy will be attending Western University in the fall. We wish him all the best in this exciting new endeavour!

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  • ARCH Lab at Child Health Research Day

    Dr. Ferro and MSc student, Ahmad Qadeer, represented the ARCH Lab at the 8th annual Department of Pediatrics Child Health Research Day, at McMaster University. The event showcased posters and oral presentations from undergraduate and medical students, research staff, new investigators, and faculty supervisors. Dr. Ferro was this year’s New Investigator Spotlight, presenting on “The […]

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  • ARCH Lab Student Awarded Fellowship

    Congratulations to ARCH Lab student Rana (Ahmad) Qadeer, who was awarded an Ontario Graduate Fellowship to support his master’s research. Ahmad is using data from the Canadian Community Health Survey—Mental Health to examine substance use/abuse among emerging adults with chronic health conditions. He aims to produce evidence-based findings that could inform policy and intervention efforts […]

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  • ARCH Lab Featured on Offord Centre for Child Studies Website

    Why is it important to study youth with physical and mental health conditions? What is our approach to studying multimorbidity? Why are some young people affected, and others are not? We’ve answered these questions, and more, in a blog post about the ARCH Lab that was recently featured on the Offord Centre for Child Studies […]

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  • Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences Research Day

    It’s that time of year—the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and students are presenting their research at the Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences Research Day! The ARCH Lab was involved in a number of exciting projects: Prenatal betamethasone exposure and risk of depression and anxiety in extremely low birth weight […]

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  • ARCH Student makes Impact at Research Day

    Congratulations to ARCH Lab student Freddy Wong, who took third place in the undergraduate poster competition at the Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences Research Day. Freddy has been on a poster tour lately having already presented at the Bachelor of Health Sciences and Undergraduate Pediatrics Research Days. Congratulations Freddy!

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