Current Research Projects

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Title Lead Researcher Institution Research Area(s)
Smart Triage Mark Ansermino, Niranjan 'Tex' Kissoon BC Children's Hospital Management
Optimizing the re-use of clinical data by building capacity and increasing accumulated professional knowledge in open data principles among maternal, newborn and child health researchers in Canada and globally Mark Ansermino University of British Columbia
Developing an educational pamphlet on post-sepsis syndrome to improve care for sepsis survivors Marie-Maxime Bergeron, Kristine Russell, Kristin MacDonald, Susan Korstad University of British Columbia Prevention, Population and Public Health
A provincial pediatric sepsis toolkit for use in emergent and urgent care settings Marie-Maxime Bergeron, Susan Korstad, Kristine Russell, Kristin MacDonald Management, Prevention, Population and Public Health
SONRIS: Sepsis outcome network to improve survival John Boyd St Paul's Hospital Management, Prevention, Population and Public Health
CETP Inhibition as a novel treatment to remove pathogen lipids and improve survival in sepsis John Boyd St Paul's Hospital Management
Vital Video: a system to identify critically ill infants using video monitoring in Malawi Guy Dumont University of British Columbia Diagnosis
Integrating a neonatal healthcare package for Malawi David Goldfarb Kondwani Kawaza (University of Malawi), Queen Dube (Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Malawi) University of British Columbia Management, Prevention, Population and Public Health
Development, validation, and implementation of a saline gargle test for COVID-19 in Botswana David Goldfarb Margaret Mokomane (University of Botswana), Kwana Lechiile (Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership) BC Children's Hospital Research Institute and Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership Prevention, Population and Public Health
Bringing Respiratory Diagnostics from the Lab to Point of Need in First Nations Communities in BC David Goldfarb Gary Housty (First Nations Health Authority), Jennifer Cochrane (First Nations Health Authority), Karen Mooder (First Nations Health Authority) University of British Columbia Diagnosis, Prevention, Population and Public Health

First Nations land acknowledegement

Action on Sepsis operates on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples — xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We invite everyone to reflect on the traditional territories and land that they currently work and live on.

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