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4 Reasons Researchers Choose the Ontario Health Study

May 4, 2022 // Study Updates

What makes the OHS platform such a useful resource for researchers? OHS Scientific Associate and Epidemiologist Dr. Victoria Kirsh explains what makes the Study so unique: The OHS is designed specifically for investigator-initiated research The OHS enables both retrospective and prospective research The OHS is Ontario’s largest biobank, and is the largest contributing cohort to


CanPath Webinar: COVID-19 Antibody Study Results

Apr 14, 2022 // Study Updates

Beginning December 2020, select CanPath participants were invited to complete a follow-up COVID-19 questionnaire and submit dried blood spot samples. The questionnaire included details around vaccination, previous COVID-19 infection, underlying medical conditions, and medications taken. Dried blood spot samples were tested for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (anti-spike IgG, anti-receptor binding domain of spike (RBD) IgG, and anti-nucleocapsid (N) IgG). Collection


So you want to access OHS data – here are some tips

Apr 1, 2022 // Study Updates

Submitting a fully-completed OHS Data Access Application saves you time and additional work, allowing you to begin your research that much quicker. The OHS Research Operations and Access Officer provides some helpful tips to ensure your access request is successful.


Join our very first Participant Town Hall!

Feb 15, 2022 // Study Updates

OHS participants – Join our very first participant webinar happening February 24th! The OHS is one of seven regional studies that make up Canada’s largest health research platform, the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health (CanPath).  Join the Town Hall discussion to learn how your questionnaire data and blood samples are making a difference. Register today