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2020 August

Daily Media Digest August 5, 2020

$800,000 dedicated to frailty and COVID-19 research Canadian Frailty Network “As we have seen throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults living with frailty have been disproportionately affected with devastating impacts. Though there is ongoing research […]

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2020 August

Daily Media Digest August 4, 2020

‘COVIDsomnia’: Why the pandemic is messing with people’s sleep CTV News “Shortly after the pandemic began, Richard Leadlay noticed his bedtime slowly creeping later and later. “I just started staying up late, and going to […]

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2020 July

Daily Media Digest July 31, 2020

Kids Brain Health Network supports Indigenous research to help children with neurodisabilities and their families HRI Portal “Compared to their non-Indigenous counterparts, Indigenous children in Canada have an increased risk of developmental delays and poor […]

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2020 July

Daily Media Digest July 30, 2020

Medical experts led by SickKids release new back-to-school recommendations CBC.ca “… including SickKids and the University Health Network. “They’re the experts when it comes to health and I highly recommend that we follow the health […]

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2020 July

Daily Media Digest July 29, 2020

Health Research Foundation awards Research Chair in Pandemic Preparedness Research to UBC professor Innovativemedicines.ca “The Health Research Foundation (HRF) of Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Srinivas Murthy, clinical associate professor […]

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2020 July

Daily Media Digest July 28, 2020

Interferon and COVID-19: ‘We should be stockpiling’ Regina Leader-Post “Fish, a professor of immunology at the University of Toronto and a researcher at the University Health Network, has been waiting, rather impatiently, …” TAGS: COVID-19, […]

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2020 July

Daily Media Digest July 27, 2020

Saskatoon-based lab closer to COVID-19 vaccine after breakthrough CTV Toronto “… Organization – International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac), exchanging information and getting ready to hand off their work for the next stages.” TAGS: COVID-19, vaccine, innovative […]

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2020 July

Daily Media Digest July 24, 2020

How Hamilton researchers are contributing to the fight against COVID-19 CBC.ca “McMaster University researchers say testing the province’s wastewater system might give a non-invasive way to detect community spread of the virus.” TAGS: COVID-19, public […]