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Dr. Jill Zwicker was one of 40 investigators to receive a CIHR New Investigator Award in the 2015 competition. Dr. Zwicker’s proposal focuses on the understanding and rehabilitation of children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD), a condition characterised by difficulties with movement and coordination in activities of daily life.

This competitive award will provide $60,000 worth of support for 5 years, for a total of $300,000. Using this money, Zwicker aims to improve our understanding and develop treatment approaches for those affected by DCD.

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Taylor Aschenbrenner, 8, spent a year and a half in excruciating foot ‪‎pain‬ after a roller-skating accident, despite having sought and received prompt and appropriate medical treatment.

"..Why did it take so long for a child in unbearable pain to find relief," asks New York Times writer Rachel Rabkin Peachman in an article published July 6 in the Globe and Mail. "Experts say children’s pain is, for the most part, grossly underrecognized and undertreated."

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On June 28-29 the Fifth Annual Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum was held in Toronto, where 230 professionals gathered for an in-depth consideration of the themes of structures, processes, and technology for knowledge mobilization. KT Lead David Phipps and KT Manager Anneliese Poetz co-led a workshop showcasing the Core’s hybrid project planning tool, being used by four high impact projects within the Network to maximize uptake and implementation of their research.

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