Daily Media Digest August 28, 2020

Cisco donation aids McMaster bioinformatics program that helps track COVID-19

“Hamilton’s McMaster University has partnered with the Ontario Vector Institute and Sunnybrook Health Sciences in Toronto on a tool to make that …”
TAGS: COVID-19, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence

New RN recognizes strength in all during pandemic
UCalgary News
“UCalgary resources on COVID-19. For the most up-to-date information about the University of Calgary’s response to the spread of COVID-19, visit the …”
TAGS: pandemic, frontline workers, COVID-19

UBC researchers embark on first-in-Canada study for easing COVID-19 restrictions
UBC Faculty of Medicine
“UBC researchers embark on first-in-Canada study for easing COVID-19 … public health, academia, and industry to ensure key research is translated into … of medical genetics, director of the Life Sciences Institute, and Canada 150 …”
TAGS: COVID-19, innovative research, public health

U of T experts to help lead national COVID-19 research network
“The network links Canada’s researchers so they can collaborate across critical research and development areas – from trials and testing to diagnostics …”
TAGS: COVID-19, research network, collaboration

Virtual learning model connects clinicians across Ontario to spread mental health expertise
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy – University of Toronto
“… Faculty and advanced practice clinical leader at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), encourages all pharmacists, regardless of their …”
TAGS: mental health, virtual health

Virtual Gutsy Walk raises $1.43 million for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
Strathroy Age Dispatch
“Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s celebrated their 25th annual Gutsy Walk fundraiser this year in virtual fashion. With the health and safety of the Crohn’s …”
TAGS: Crohn’s and Colitis, chronic health, funding

BEYOND LOCAL: Three ways to study better, according to cognitive research
“In my educational research in the department of kinesiology at Western University, I am interested in how people learn, and what small changes …”
TAGS: cognitive research, neuroscience