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The CMV foundation has certain milestones. Find out what you can do to help.

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Events

Participating in the community is essential to raising awareness. Find out our next event.

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Team

It takes people to start a foundation. Learn more about who is involved in making the difference.

Who is CMV Canada?

CMV Canada

We are your one-stop shop for all things related to Congenital CMV. On this site you will find information regarding the infection, how to prevent it, and what’s happening to eradicate it. You will also find information on the newly created Canadian CMV Foundation and how you can donate to it. Finally, since we need your support, you will find links to upcoming events, how to get involved, and how to share your story with us. Not only are we here for you, but we’d love to hear from you!

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A recent Stanford University twins study concluded that environmental forces are more influential than genes when it comes to determining the make-up of an individual’s immune system. The study, led by Stanford immunologist Mark Davis, compared 210 identical and fraternal twins between 8 and 82 years old. After analyzing blood samples that tracked 200+ immune system parameters including cell population frequencies, cytokine responses, and serum proteins, researchers found that in three-quarters of the measurements, differences between pairs of twins were … read more

Glioblastoma (GBM) is among the most common and most aggressive malignant primary brain tumors in humans, accounting for approximately 15% of all cases. While brain cancer has many potential risk factors, including smoking and alcohol consumption, researchers have also identified a possible link between GBM and various pathogenic infections such as cytomegalovirus (CMV). Numerous previous studies have confirmed that CMV nucleic acids and genes are present in more than 90% of some GBM tumors. A new study led by researchers at … read more

VBI is pleased to announce its sponsorship support of Le Classique, a 3-on-3 ball hockey tournament being held in Winnipeg, Canada on February 5th – 8th, 2015. Now in its third year, Le Classique is expected to draw over 2,000 individuals seeking to broaden congenital cytomegalovirus (“CMV”) public awareness. “Le Classique founders Marc Foidart and Rob Tetrault have combined their love of hockey with a very worthy cause,” said Jeff Baxter, VBI’s President and CEO. “We look forward to supporting … read more