Center for Alaska Native Health Research
Institute of Arctic Biology
205 Arctic Health Research Building

 

Phone: 907-474-5528

1-888-470-5576 toll-free within Alaska 

Fax: 907-474-5700

uaf-iab-canhr@alaska.edu

News

UAF to open Bethel clinical research facility

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Center for Alaska Native Health Research will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new clinical research facility at the Kuskokwim Campus in Bethel May 3 at 4 p.m.
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Research findings point toward genetic benefits of marine-based diet

CANHR’s recent research findings bolster the idea that some Yupiit, who are remarkably healthy despite being overweight, are likely so because of their own genetic interactions with a marine-based diet.
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Position of privilege

The gray fall evening settles quietly on Bethel as surely as an overnight frost.
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Historical Perspectives on Alaska Native Health Care

CANHR held the "Historical Perspectives on Alaska Native Health Care," workshop on Thursday, March 29
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Alaska Native cancer survivor support group

The Fairbanks Native Association and the Center for Alaska Native Health Research hosted a support group for Alaska Native cancer survivors and their loved ones.
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CANHR "reasons for life" work featured on KTUU

CANHR's innovative prevention work in the Yukon Kuskokwim delta has caught the eye of KTUU's television reporter
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CANHR to attend Tanana Chiefs Conference annual convention

We welcome delegates to Fairbanks for the 2012 Tanana Chiefs Conference annual meeting
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Barnes named fellow in science society

Brian Barnes, Institute of Arctic Biology director, has been named a 2011 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.
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UAF Chancellor’s Gala to benefit Center for Alaska Native Health Research

The 3rd annual UAF Chancellor’s Gala, Dancing with the Cars, will raise funds for CANHR’s student scholarships and Fairbanks Memorial Hospital’s J. Michael Carroll Cancer Center.
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CANHR leader insists on research justice while conducting indigenous peoples studies

In a recent publication, Bert Boyer and colleagues make a strong case for involving indigenous research participants in the discourse, planning, process and dissemination of any pharmacogenetic studies impacting them.
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