The Canadian Institutes of Health Research just announced the results of the Team Grant in Bariatric Care competition, and with leadership from Dr. Geoff Ball at the University of Alberta the application titled “Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children (Team ABC3)” was ranked #1 in the competition and was fully funded. Drs. Annick Buchholz, Stasia Hadjiyannakis and Mark Tremblay were co-applicants on the grant and are part of the research team. This grant is focussed on severe pediatric obesity in Canadian children. The research has been divided into two themes, understanding severe obesity in children and managing severe obesity in children.