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Another Big Success - The Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling (CCDM) hosted 2022 Incubation Day(s)

Another Big Success - The Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling (CCDM) hosted 2022 Incubation Day(s)

The Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling (CCDM) hosted the 2022 Incubation Day. The hybrid event took place May 16 to 17 and connected close to 200 postdocs, graduate students and undergraduate students around the world. More details can be found in this YFile article.

CAIMS21: two mini-symposia organized by the CCDM

CAIMS21: two mini-symposia organized by the CCDM

The key idea of the two mini-symposia is to have experts in disease modelling and public health to come together and share their work on COVID19 and other infectious diseases with other researchers and the  public. The minisyposium "Mathematical Modelling of COVID-19 Transmission and Mitigation Strategies: Efforts to End the Pandemic" was organized by Jude D. Kong […]

CCDM Professor Jane Heffernan receives a $200000 grant to model immune response to COVID-19 vaccine

CCDM Professor Jane Heffernan receives a $200000 grant to model immune response to COVID-19 vaccine

Professor Jane Heffernan receives a $200000 grant from the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) for her project on COVID-19 immunity. She will study immune response to COVID-19 vaccine after one and two doses, combining mathematical models and machine learning techniques. This study will include multiple factors related to immunization, such as antibodies, memory cells, […]

CCDM network to model emerging infectious diseases receives $2.5 million in federal funding

CCDM network to model emerging infectious diseases receives $2.5 million in federal funding

The Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling is proud to host the One Health Modelling Network for Emerging Infections (OMNI)/RÉseau UNe seule santé sur la modélisation des InfectionS (REUNIS), led by Dr Huaiping Zhu. This cross-country network consists of more than 100 researchers and collaborators from key academic and government institutions. “Working with organizations in Canada, […]

Mathematical modeling to support the decision making on COVID-19 in Toronto

Mathematical modeling to support the decision making on COVID-19 in Toronto

On February 8, Dr. Eileen de Villa (Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health) held a briefing on COVID-19 status in Toronto (video is here). Dr. de Villa mentioned the modeling projections done by the Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling (CDM) team led by Prof. Zhu. The team has been supporting Toronto Public Health over the past […]