Daily Media Digest April 2, 2019

UCalgary News
“A new gene discovery by a team of University of Calgary researchers has the potential to help yield safer, less expensive synthetic opioid …”
TAGS: pharmaceuticals, painkillers


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… the Gairdner Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 Canada Gairdner Award laureates, recognizing some of the world’s most significant biomedical research and discoveries.”
TAGS: Gairdner Awards, biomedical research,


National Post
“But that’s changing as researchers apply Artificial Intelligence to the field of drug discovery and innovation. Frey’s company, Deep Genomics, is at the …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, health data


UCalgary News
“In Canada, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects one in 66 Canadians. World Autism Awareness Day encourages a better understanding and …”
TAGS: World Autism Awareness Day, autism, ASD


Bonnyville Nouvelle
“Alberta Health Services (AHS) are wanting to inspire youth to keep their health and wellness in mind as they age. The AHS Youth Council to Promote …”
TAGS: health, wellness, youth


“… disease in the last two decades, Dr. Vivien Suttorp says Alberta Health Services has had to work very had to build trust with the local community.”
TAGS: vaccinations, vaccine hesitancy, public health, infectious disease