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Ongoing Research Support


CIHR (Operating Grant)                                            Kozyrskyj (PI)          10/2015 – 09/2020

Cesarean section: impact on infant gut microbiota, childhood obesity and allergic disease
To investigate the relation between cesarean section, infant gut microbiota and later child health outcomes in the Canadian CHILD cohort.

Completed Research Support


CIHR (Team Grant Program)                                    Kozyrskyj (PI)          09/2010 – 03/2019

Synergy in Microbiota Research (SyMBIOTA)
Infant gut microbiota: a study of antibiotic use and other perinatal factors that affect its composition, and of subsequent child atopic disease outcomes, using the platform of the CHILD birth cohort study.

Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE)                Kozyrskyj (PI)          09/2010 – 03/2019

Allergy Brian Connection
To address gaps in fundamental knowledge about the brain-body science of stress and allergy in humans and test interventions that will significantly reduce the burden of asthma and allergic disease.

WCHRI (Innovation Grant)                                          Kozyrskyj (PI)           07/2014 – 06/2016

Association between early life fecal immune and metabolic biomarkers and overweight status at 3 years of age
To examine the association between biomarkers of infant gut metabolism and immunity at 3 months of age with overweight status at 3 years.

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