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Maritimers pledge record-breaking $6.4 million during 33rd annual IWK Telethon for Children

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Patient voices to be heard for first time at Canadian Pain Society meeting

For Immediate Release – Halifax:  Some of the biggest names in pain research from across the globe will gather in Halifax May 23 to 26 for the Canadian Pain Society (CPS) Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM). The event, which is already sold out, will mark the first time the ASM is a Patients Included meeting, committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition. Continue Reading

IWK Researchers win Governor General’s Innovation Award

The IWK’s Dr. Patricia Lingley-Pottie and Dr. Patrick McGrath are one of six winners of the second annual Governor General’s Innovation Awards announced Friday morning in Ottawa. The awards recognize and celebrate outstanding Canadian individuals, teams and organizations whose exceptional and transformative work help shape the future and positively impact quality of life.

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Research Videos

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The Power of a Parent's Touch

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Eating Disorders: Why Treat Children Differently Than Adults

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parenting children with behavioural difficulties

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Helping Children with Recurrent Pains

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The Power of a Parent's Touch

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Eating Disorders: Why Treat Children Differently Than Adults

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parenting children with behavioural difficulties

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Helping Children with Recurrent Pains

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Research Centres

The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres. 

Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.