Entries by Q-Portfolio

FDA Qualifies the BREAST-Q Reconstruction Module as a Medical Device Development Tool

On August 20, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the qualification of the BREAST-Q Reconstruction Module for breast reconstruction studies through the agency’s Medical Device Development Tool (MDDT) Program. Qualification of the BREAST-Q Reconstruction Module MDDT included the Physical Well-being (Chest), Psychosocial Well-being, Sexual Well-being, and Satisfaction with Breasts scales. More information […]

Student Poster Presentation Award at ISOQOL 2019

Manraj Kaur, PhD candidate supervised by Anne Klassen at McMaster University, won the Student Poster Presentation Award at the 26th Annual International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) Conference in California, USA. Manraj presented her research on “Examining content validity of BREAST-Q a decade later to determine relevance and comprehensiveness”. Congratulations Manraj!!!

NEPS Grant Article in the PSN

Anne Klassen and her team were featured in a Plastic Surgery News Magazine (PSN) article highlighting their research funded by the National Endowment for Plastic Surgery (NEPS) Grant through the Plastic Surgery Foundation. The article includes updates on the research project and can be read here: PSN Article on NEPS Grant

CIHR Foundation Grant

Anne Klassen and her team of Program Experts in Canada, USA, Denmark and the Netherlands are thrilled to receive a 7-year CIHR Foundation Grant entitled: “Measuring Outcomes and Experiences of Gender-Affirming Healthcare”. Funding will be used to finish the development of the GENDER-Q and to advance a program of transgender health research.  The Foundation Award covers […]

Plastic Surgery Foundation Award

Anne Klassen is recipient of the 2018 Bernard G. Sarnat Excellence in Grant Writing Clinical Research award for her top ranked PSF grant application entitled: “Developing the GENDER-Q to Measure Outcomes for Gender-Affirming Treatment. This grant funds a qualitative study of teens and adults who are seeking or have had any form of gender-affirming treatment.

FDA Label Claims

Follow the links below to see examples of FDA Label Claims that include the FACE-Q : FDA Label Claim including the FACE-Q Lip Scale FDA Label Claim including the FACE-Q Nasolabial Folds Scale