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Rapid genome sequencing as part of the evaluation of newborns and infants in the ICU
A project by Professor Mélanie Couture of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Sherbrooke and researcher at the Research Center of the CHU de Sherbrooke.
The funding provided by the Foundation of Stars has enabled Dr. Fortin-Pellerin to bankroll the first phase of his research project, during which he notably gathered preliminary data. This major and critical step led to a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) twenty times larger than expected, spread out over a 3-year period. An excellent example of attracting additional funding!
**The instances of severe eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia and food intake restriction or avoidance problems have risen dramatically.**
**Health in high school students**
The research team is hoping to obtain more detailed data on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the mental health of youth with an attention deficit disorder or attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).