Daily Media Digest August 30, 2023

York University received $780,000 from CIHR to fund ongoing research into pre-eclampsia
York University
“Professor and York University Research Chair … to fund a new project associated with her ongoing research into pre-eclampsia, a pregnancy disorder with a profound impact on maternal and fetal health.”
TAGS: cardiovascular health, pregnancy, reproductive health, York University

$3 million for blood cancer research: An exceptional partnership to outsmart blood cancers
HRI Portal
“In response to this reality, the Cancer Research Society (CRS) and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) are jointly announcing an exceptional partnership, amounting to $3 million, dedicated to research on blood cancers.”
TAGS: cancer, funding, Cancer Research Society, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada

Researchers discover common origin behind major childhood allergies
BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute
“Several major childhood allergies may share a common link to the community of bacteria living in our gut, according to a new study led by researchers at BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia (UBC).”
TAGS: allergies, pediatric health, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)

Two SickKids fellows awarded prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
“SickKids is hosting two 2022–2023 Banting Fellowship recipients, whose promising research explores chronic pain and nutrition in preterm infants.”
TAGS: chronic pain, nutrition, pediatric health, Canadian research, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Government of Canada invests in over 4,700 researchers across the country
“Funding will support cutting-edge research in health, environment, economic development and more …”
TAGS: health research, Minister of Health, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada