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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 7, 2020

Layoffs, lost funding and how COVID-19 may permanently hurt London’s medical-research sector The London Free Press “… a near-complete reduction of its hospital-based lab research and a 65 per cent shutdown of its clinical studies, […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 6, 2020

Here Are The Canadian Organizations In The Race To A COVID-19 Vaccine HuffPost Canada “In this publicity photo from the University of Saskatchewan, researchers at VIDO-InterVac work. Gord Waldner/University of Saskatchewan In this …” TAGS: […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 3, 2020

A Message from the Parliamentary Health Research Caucus to Research Canada’s Members, Supporters and Partners HRI Portal “We want to thank you for your dedication and commitment and, although we miss seeing you on the […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 2, 2020

With clinical trials halted, funding drop, UHN fears layoffs among researchers working on COVID-19 iPolitics “Inside Canada’s top research hospital, more than 40 COVID-19 research projects are underway. Therapeutic trials are testing the impacts of […]

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2020 April

Daily Media Digest April 1, 2020

The parking lot hand-off that could mean ‘millions of masks’ for people fighting COVID-19 CBC.ca “McMaster’s ‘sweet spot’. Preston said the university is looking for two things in a manufacturing partner — the ability to […]

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2020 March

Daily Media Digest March 31, 2020

A look at research being done in Canada for a coronavirus vaccine Globalnews.ca “Researchers hope to develop ways to adapt vaccines effective against one virus to work against a related one. That would allow them […]

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2020 March

Daily Media Digest March 30, 2020

I study viruses: How our team isolated the new coronavirus to fight the global pandemic Brighter World – McMaster University “Ultimately two teams in Canada would isolate the virus for study: one at the University […]

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2020 March

Daily Media Digest March 26, 2020

Health Research on the Front Lines: A Message from Research Canada’s President and CEO HRI Portal “Canada’s health researchers are on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis, undertaking critical COVID-19 research following the Prime […]

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2020 March

Daily Media Digest March 25, 2020

$23M in federal funding pledged for Saskatoon-based lab’s COVID-19 research CTV News “… million coming to the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization – International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac).” TAGS: vaccine development, COVID-19, public […]

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2020 March

Daily Media Digest March 24, 2020

Coronavirus: Former health minister Jane Philpott assists at COVID-19 testing centre Globalnews.ca “After spending years in federal politics, former health minister Jane Philpott has returned to her physician roots, once again donning her white coat […]