Daily media digest August 17, 2017

McGill University Health Center
“A new study from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) sheds light on gaps in transition care practice in Quebec, …”
TAGS: McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), diabetes


“The B.C. Centre for Disease Control and Provincial Health Services Authority have published a radical policy document that outlines a path forward in …”
TAGS: opiod crisis, Provincial Health Services Authority, Report


Civil Society Media
“In 2015, the Victor Dahdaleh Foundation funded a new research institute at York University in Canada. The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health …”
TAGS: charities, private foundations, York University


EurekAlert (press release)
“The paper’s joint first authors are Ian Mackenzie of Vancouver Coastal Health and the University of British Colombia; Alexandra Nicholson of Mayo …”
TAGS: Vancouver Coast Health, ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease, Alzheimer’s, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


he Sudbury Star
“Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s minister of Science. chats Tuesday with James Watterson, professor and chair in the Department of Forensic Science in his …”
TAGS: support for research, Canada, Kirsty Duncan


Dal News
“On Tuesday afternoon, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science announced an investment of more than $52 million in 220 new …”
TAGS: Innovation, support research, Kirsty Duncan


CTV News
“Shoichet says she supports Science and Technology Minister Kirsty Duncan’s plan to address equity in the awarding of Canada Research Chairs.”
TAGS: Killam Prize winner, Molly Shoichet, Women in Leadership


“Indigenous youth from all over the province are in Corner Brook to learn about careers in the medical field and how to get the education they need to …”
TAGS: Indigenous peoples, healthcare, Newfoundland


Toronto Star
“Lawrence MacAulay announced Tuesday that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is leading two projects with multiple industry and research …”
TAGS: Health of fruit plants, research project


Edmonton Journal
“A University of Alberta biotechnology spinoff wants to put Edmonton at the epicentre of molecular discoveries by creating an immense searchable …”
TAGS: Biotech, University of Alberta, science


“The symposium is hosted by the University of New Brunswick every three years. … so he attended the symposium to explore options for a new one.”
TAGS: prosthetics, technology, University of New Brunswick


“Diabetes Canada hosted a health fair and barbecue for residents in North Central Regina on Wednesday with a focus on diabetes prevention and …”
TAGS: health fair, Diabetes Canada, diabetes


“Spectator reporter wins health research prize … recognizing the role journalists play in increasing public awareness about health research in Canada. He won …”
TAGS: Health Research, reporter,


“Research will be a resource for province trying to serve growing senior population”
TAGS: senior care, research chair


Policy Options
“We should leverage the success of Canada’s domestic medical cannabis … the open exchange of knowledge, health practitioners, researchers and industry set …”
TAGS: cannabis, Research and health practitioners