National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30th, 2022 is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in honor of the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.

On this day, CanHepC honors the children who survived the residential school system and those who never came back as...

Obstacles et facilitateurs du dépistage avec option de refus de l'hépatite C dans les prisons provinciales du Québec

Une étude de CanHepC explore les obstacles et les facilitateurs à la mise en œuvre du dépistage avec option de refus de l'hépatite C dans les prisons provinciales du Québec.

Bien que l'élimination de l'hépatite C soit désormais possible grâce à l'avènement de la thérapie antivirale à...

I can't wait! World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day 2022

Today, July 28th, is World Hepatitis Day. For the occasion, we’ve regrouped different initiatives, online tools, articles, videos and other activities organised by CanHepC and our partners.

In this video, CanHepC member Daryl Luster, Peer Programs Lead at the BC Hepatitis Network,...
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Hepatitis Can’t Wait!

Hepatitis Can’t Wait!

July 28 is a day to call for action and raise awareness on the global burden of viral hepatitis which impacts over 325 million people in the world. CanHepC joins its voice to the World Hepatitis Day campaign under the theme ‘I Can’t Wait’ urging for concrete action to be taken to tackle viral...

Trainees in Ottawa May 12, 2022

CanHepC Annual Meeting - May 12, 2022

CanHepC held its 7th Annual Meeting on May 12, 2022 in person in Ottawa gathering 67 of our member investigators, knowledge users, collaborators, and trainees.

The meeting provided a much anticipated opportunity for all our members to reconnect after two years of COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Welcome to our new trainees 2022-23

Welcome to our new student trainees 2022-23

The CanHepC trainee fellowship competition provides transdisciplinary training and stipends to exceptional university graduates at various stages of their academic and professional career.

A total of 7 new student trainees will be joining the ranks of the program in September 2023:...

11th Canadian Symposium on HCV

11th Canadian Symposium on HCV

CanHepC’s flagship meeting, the 11th Canadian Symposium on HCV (CSHCV) took place on May 13, 2022 as part of the Canadian Liver Meeting. Co-chaired by Nadine Kronfli and Rodney Russell, under the theme getting back on track toward hepatitis C elimination, the CSHCV this year was held in a...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30th, 2021 will mark Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in honor of the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities.

This past June, the government of Canada created this federal statutory holiday as a direct...

New findings: epigenetic scarring of exhausted T cells in chronic viral infection

In this recent study published in Nature Immunology, researchers found exhausted T cells retained epigenetic ‘scars’ restraining their optimal recovery even after cure of chronic infection.

Long-term exposure to cancer and chronic viral infections can lead to the exhaustion of immune...

Hepatitis Can’t Wait: Teachings From COVID-19 To Combat Hepatitis B and C Viruses

The rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been aided by our efforts to understand other pathogens such as hepatitis viruses, and in turn, there are lessons learned from SARS-CoV-2 to combat the viral hepatitis pandemic. 

Thus far, we have diagnosed only about 10% of people living...

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