Daily Media Digest December 18, 2023

Dr. Annie Huang Awarded the 2023 DECRYPT Grant
Cancer Research Society
“This initiative intended to challenge the current childhood embryonal cancer landscape by providing funding for a research project that will address an unmet need for these pediatric brain cancers.”
KEYWORDS: cancer, pediatric health, Cancer Research Society, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Transforming the future of cancer with AI-assisted research
Canadian Cancer Society
“The rapid advancement of emerging technologies has seen more and more cancer researchers turning to artificial intelligence (AI) in recent years in the hopes of leveraging its promising power to …”
KEYWORDS: artificial intelligence, cancer, Canadian Cancer Society, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto Metropolitan University, University of Alberta

New $638M research and clinical support centre to be built in Vancouver
Global News
“Once it’s completed, research initiatives such as the Centre for Health Lung Innovation, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and BC Centre on …”
KEYWORDS: Canadian research, Providence Health Care, St. Paul’s Hospital

N.S. Black health and wellness clinics aim to break down health inequities
“She said health-care providers are learning to better serve Black patients through the project. The patients, in turn, are learning to trust a health-care system they may have previously avoided.”
KEYWORDS: health equity, health care, Nova Scotia Public Health

Post-meal insulin surge not a villain, says new research
Temerty Faculty of Medicine – University of Toronto
“Led by Ravi Retnakaran, clinician-scientist at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, part of Sinai Health, the study set out to explore how insulin levels after meals impact cardiometabolic …”
KEYWORDS: diabetes, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health, University of Toronto