Daily Media Digest April 28, 2023

Researchers use AI to explore potential zoonotic diseases
UdeM Nouvelles
“During the COVID-19 pandemic, Timothée Poisot and his team were already hard at work on an algorithm for predicting interactions between mammals and viruses.”
TAGS: infectious disease, artificial intelligence, Université de Montréal

Empowering scientists to drive One Health innovation globally
“GlycoNet and its Integrated Services advance glycomics research and innovation towards new solutions.”
TAGS: glycomics, antimicrobial resistance, innovative research, GlycoNet

Experts call on Health Minister Duclos to rise to challenge of health-care system transformation
The Hill Times
“The federal health minister’s job has likely never been more complex, given the global pandemic and human resources challenges, but funding alone cannot rebuild Canada’s strained health systems.”
TAGS: federal funding, health-care system, pandemic, HealthCareCAN

Western to revolutionize drug development for brain diseases with $24M federal funding boost
Western News – Western University
“First-of-its-kind platform will fast track drug development and help identify effective new therapies within six years …”
TAGS: brain health, innovative research, Western University, New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)

Hand therapy plays key role in road to recovery
Hamilton Health Sciences
“Hamilton Health Sciences operates a hand therapy clinic for patients recovering from hand surgery or with serious traumatic hand injuries.”
TAGS: traumatic injury, surgery, recovery and rehabilitation, Hamilton Health Sciences

Innovative treatment targets blood clots without increased bleeding risk – UBC News
UBC News – The University of British Columbia
“… a professor and Canada Research Chair at UBC’s department of pathology and laboratory medicine and the UBC Centre for Blood Research.”
TAGS: blood clot prevention, anticoagulants, University of British Columbia