Daily Media Digest August 31, 2023

Waypoint researchers launch cross-Canada project to address intimate partner violence
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
“We plan to create a standardized approach to interpreting IPV risk, and test the approach across men, women, and individuals with diverse gender identities …”
KEYWORDS: mental health, Canadian research, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Dr. Zakia Djaoud named Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Virus Host Interactions
CHEO Research Institute
“… how immune cells known as γδ T cells can control herpesviruses and cancer cells. Her research focuses on how genetics and patients’ immunological history affect the impact of γδ T cells in combating these diseases.”
KEYWORDS: virus, cancer, Canada Research Chair, CHEO Research Institute, University of Ottawa

A Promising Non-Invasive Therapy to Promote Repair and Remyelination in Multiple Sclerosis
Canadian Association for Neuroscience
“Researchers find that a non-drug based treatment approach called acute intermittent hypoxia (AIH), which consists of short periods of reduced oxygen, reduces inflammation, protects nerve fibres, and promotes …”
KEYWORDS: multiple sclerosis, innovative research, Canadian Association for Neuroscience, University of Saskatchewan

Living with ALS and making a difference
The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital)
“As someone living with ALS, I have decided to donate my patient data and biological samples to The Neuro’s Open Biobank (C-BIG) …”
KEYWORDS: patient experience, open science, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital)

Celebrating Partnerships: Significant co-investment will result in more effective and efficient health care
Nova Scotia Health Innovation Hub
“…are partnering to push the system to further evolve… Meaningful partnerships allow the Health Innovation Hub to transform health care for those across the province.”
KEYWORDS: health care, health research and innovation, Nova Scotia Health, Mitacs