Daily Media Digest April 3, 2019

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


The Western Star
“The study is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster Children’s …”
TAGS: obesity, children, health


“This led to the discovery of hidden suppressed normal blood stem cells in patients with leukemia, spurring new research into cancer therapies.”
TAGS: Gairdner Awards, stem cells, research


“Fellow vice-chair Marilyn Gladu, the Conservative MP for the Ontario riding of Sarnia-Lambton, said federal Liberal addictions-treatment policies are …”
TAGS: addictions, mental health, homelessness


“Morrison says she initially had to take her son to the IWK Health Centre in Halifax for all his dental appointments and that he would have to be sedated …”
TAGS: autism, children, dental care


Simon Fraser University News
“The six partner institutions are: SFU, University of Calgary, University of Saskatchewan, Carleton University, Concordia University and Memorial …”
TAGS: skills development, pan-Canadian collaboration, universities, Future Skills Centre