Categoría: MobiKids

  • 8th Consortium Meeting

    On 16 and 17 February was held at CREAL, an ISGlobal allied centre, the eighth and last MOBI-KIDS Consortium Meeting. The meeting was attended by investigators from 15 different countries. Among other topics we talked about the state of the data and descriptive results, validation studies, exposure assessment and preliminary results.

  • Feature of the Month – Israel

    The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research The Gertner Institute is located on the grounds of the largest hospital in central Israel- the Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer. The institute is affiliated to Tel Aviv University Medical School and comprises 6 scientific units, a central biostatistics unit and a computer center. The Cancer […]

  • Feature of the Month – Japan

    Tokyo Women’s Medical University (TWMU) JAPAN 日本(NIPPON) Capital: Tokyo Official languages: Japanese Total population: 126,530,000 MOBI-Kids population: 1,800,000 Popular foods: sushi, sukiyaki Tokyo Women’s Medical University was founded in 1900 by Yayoi Yoshioka. Her conviction that medicine is a suitable professional for women, and the philosophy that medical professional need to be sincere and compassionate. […]

  • Feature of the Month – France

    FRANCE Capital: Paris Largest city: Paris Official languages: French Total population: 66,318,000 MOBI-Kids population: 3,485,577 Popular foods: baguette, cheese, wine, foie gras, steak-frites, coq au vin ARECEA manages the French National Registry of Childhood Solid Tumors (RNTSE). RNTSE and RNHE (French National registry of Childhood Haematopoietic malignancies) jointly ensure the surveillance of cancer in children […]

  • Feature of the Month – India

    INDIA Capital: New Delhi Largest city: Mumbai Official languages: Hindi, English Total population: 364,659,883 MOBI-Kids population: 4,191,567 Popular foods: Paneer Tikka Masala, Kheer, Golgappa The Tata Memorial Hospital was initially commissioned by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust on 28 February 1941 as a center with enduring value and a mission for concern for the Indian […]

  • Feature of the Month – Austria and Germany

        AUSTRIA ÖSTERREICH Capital: Vienna Largest city: Vienna Official language: German Total population: 8,477.230 MOBI-Kids population: 1,42 mio Popular foods: Tafelspitz, Wiener Schnitzel, Sachertorte, Wein The Medical University of Vienna (MUV) was established in 1365, and has a distinguished international reputation for excellent education, research, and patient care spanning 650 years. MUV is one […]

  • Feature of the Month – Italy

    The study is conducted in four Italian regions (Piemonte, Lombardia, Emilia Romagna and Toscana), comprising more than 22 million inhabitants, about 37% of the Italian population, and approximately 3 million of 10 to 24 years old children and adolescents. Fieldwork started in 2011 and has already involved 112 cases and 195 controls. It is scheduled […]

  • Feature of the Month – The Mobi-Kids Exposure Assessment Team

    The Mobi-Kids Exposure Assessment team is developing a tool-kit that will provide detailed estimates of exposure to both radio-frequencies and low frequency fields from mobile and cordless phones. Unlike any previous case-control epidemiological study, thesedose estimates will not only take into account the non-homogeneity of tissues in the brain, but also morphological differences due to […]

  • Feature of the Month – Canada

    Mobi-Kids in Canada is coordinated by Dr. Daniel Krewski, national PI, and Ms Charmaine Mohipp, national fieldwork coordinator, at the University of Ottawa, in collaboration with the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver and the Cancer Care Ontario agency in Toronto. The study is conducted in three metropolitan areas: Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver (see map […]

  • Feature of the month – The Mobi-Kids international coordination team

    Mobi-Kids is run by the CREAL Radiation Programme, which seeks to better understand the potential risks associated with exposure to ionising and non-ionising radiation, with a view to improving public health and ensuring adequate radiation protection of the general public, patients and those exposed in their work. The Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), an […]