Congratulations Andria Morielli!

Please join us in congratulating Dr Andria Morielli on her new position as a Scientist with CPSI (the Cancer Prevention, Screening and Innovation team of Provincial Population and Public Health). Andria has been an invaluable member of our research programs contributing her knowledge, skills and expertise to our research studies in physical activity and cancer.…

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Congratulations Reilly Parkinson!

It is exciting to share some news about our colleague, Reilly Parkinson. After contributing significantly to CEPR, Reilly will be taking on a new challenge as a Research Officer with CPSI (the Cancer Prevention, Screening and Innovation team of Provincial Population and Public Health), working on evaluation-based projects. While we will miss having Reilly in…

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Tim Biziaev – Using prior-data conflict to tune regularized regression models

Tim Biziaev, a MSc student in Biostatistics at the University of Calgary, successfully defended his thesis on September 11. Tim was co-supervised by Professors Thierry Chekouo and Karen Kopciuk. His thesis was entitled ‘Using prior-data conflict to tune regularized regression models’ where he proposed configuring shrinkage priors using checks for prior-data conflict between the data…

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Dr. Lin Yang – Trailblazer

Congratulations to Dr. Lin Yang who was profiled as one of ‘18 Trailblazers Changing the Cancer Journey’ by Avenue magazine!! See link to article here: 18 Trailblazers Changing the Cancer Journey

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Dr. Matt Warkentin – Trailblazer

Congratulations to Dr. Matt Warkentin who was profiled as one of ‘18 Trailblazers Changing the Cancer Journey’ by Avenue magazine!! See link to article here: 18 Trailblazers Changing the Cancer Journey

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Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics conference

CEPR was well represented at the recent Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics conference held June 26-28 in Halifax. Christine was an invited plenary speaker for the opening session and presented on the topic of the contributions of epidemiology to Canada from the past to present in a session that also included Dr Richard Cook…

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Special Announcement

UPDATE – Christine has decided to delay her retirement until February 2024.   Dr. Christine Friedenreich announced that she will be stepping back from her role as Scientific Director of CEPR in Oct 2023. She will be transitioning into a casual role in order to stay in touch with her research projects, but her leadership…

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AACR Integrative Molecular Epidemiology Workshop

Dr. Dylan O’Sullivan has been accepted to attend the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Integrative Molecular Epidemiology Workshop: Bridging Cancer Biology and Precision Medicine in Boston, MA from July 24-28/23. This workshop targets trainees and early career investigators who must be well-skilled in the integration of biology and epidemiology in the studies of etiology…

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