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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 17, 2019

Gene mutation may mean better outcome for smokers who develop cancer CTV News “… and more of a problem, currently it’s about 5,000 to 6,000 Canadians per year,” says Dr. Anthony Nichols of the Lawson […]

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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 16, 2019

Manitoba’s leadership in global health impacting millions UM Today (press release) “Blanchard introduced Dr. Ties Boerma, U of M Canada Research Chair in population and global health, as a world-class addition to the U of […]

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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 15, 2019

“Kingpin” Stem Cells Follow a Different Set of Rules Technology Networks “A team of McMaster researchers has discovered a unique subset of cells within human stem cells that appear to signal how the surrounding cells […]

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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 12, 2019

Fusion investment should make us proud TheSpec.com “Strong alignment between McMaster University, the McMaster Innovation Park, and city, provincial and federal governments creates the kind of …” TAGS: Innovation, pharmaceutical company   U of T […]

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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 11, 2019

Factors in Healthy Aging UM Today (press release) “By 2031, an estimated one in four Canadians will be aged 65 or older. … the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Canadian Longitudinal Study …” TAGS: healthy […]

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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 9, 2019

Calgary scientists believe they’re close to producing non-addictive painkillers Globalnews.ca “Dr. Peter Facchini, a plant biochemistry professor at the University of Calgary, joins Global Calgary to discuss new research he’s leading that …” TAGS: biochemistry, […]

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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 5, 2019

New test could help diagnose depression or bipolar disorder in an hour: University of Manitoba researchers CTV News “A new test designed by researchers with the University of Manitoba could help ensure patients suffering from […]

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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 4, 2019

Researchers link airborne toxin, harm to Southwestern Ontario newborns The Beacon Herald “Researchers at Western University, its affiliate Brescia University College and Lawson Health Research Institute – the research arm of London Health …” TAGS: […]

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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 3, 2019

McMaster-based biotech company to receive $105 million for cancer therapy research TheSpec.com “A Hamilton-based biotech company, spun out of a McMaster University development centre, is poised to receive $105 million in private international …” TAGS: […]

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2019 April

Daily Media Digest April 2, 2019

UCalgary-based team takes big step toward producing safer, less expensive pain-killing medications UCalgary News “A new gene discovery by a team of University of Calgary researchers has the potential to help yield safer, less expensive […]