We are pleased to announce our new Director!

  We are very pleased to announce that following a recent search, Ellen Lipman has accepted the position of Director of the Offord Centre for Child Studies, following Michael Boyle who stepped down on June 30th, 2016.   Ellen has been a member of the Offord Centre since 1999, and is also the Head of Department of Psychiatry’s Academic Division of Child…

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Children and Adolescents with Multiple Health Conditions: How Research is Improving their Lives

Research on the health of young people with multimorbidity is very important and can benefit children and adolescents with multiple health conditions by Jessica Zelman, Research Coordinator at McMaster University and the Offord Centre for Child Studies.

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The POND Network Featured in the Globe and Mail

Recently, the Globe and Mail featured the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders (POND) Network in an article about ADHD, OCD and autism. This trailblazing project, which is sponsored by the provincially funded Ontario Brain Institute, examines the brain development in children with neurodevelopmental disorders in order to better understand the biology of these disorders. Stelios Georgiades, an associate member of McMaster University’s…

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