Daily Media Digest December 8, 2021

Human trials for 2 inhaled COVID-19 vaccines to start in Hamilton in 2022 | CBC News
“Human trials are set to begin early next year for two next-generation COVID-19 vaccines developed by scientists at McMaster University in Hamilton …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vaccine, McMaster University

Canadian manufacturer Medicago’s COVID-19 vaccine showing strong efficacy | Globalnews.ca
Global News
““The overall efficacy that we achieved (in) that changed environment was actually really exciting for us.” Click to play video: ‘Medicago clinical …”
TAGS: COVID-19, Canadian-made solutions, vaccine, innovative research

Meeting an urgent need: Why it’s important now more than ever to give
ALS Canada
“The ALS Canada Equipment Program offers equipment loans to Ontarians living with ALS at no cost to them, our Community Leads help to navigate our complex healthcare system to help people get the care and support they need, and they also develop and facilitate support groups.”
TAGS: ALS, funding, innovative research, healthcare system, ALS Canada

Ovarian Cancer Canada and the Cancer Research Society invest $2.25 million in ovarian … – Yahoo
“Following a joint competition launched Spring 2021, the Cancer Research Society and Ovarian Cancer Canada are announcing 10 new projects in …”
TAGS: cancer, innovative research, ovarian cancer, Ovarian Cancer Canada, Cancer Research Society

Common diabetes drug not effective against early-stage breast cancer, researchers say
University of Toronto
“The research was funded by the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute, National Cancer Institute (U.S.), Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, …”
TAGS: diabetes, innovative research, cancer, Canadian Cancer Society, Queen’s University, University Health Network, Lunenfeld-Tannenbaum Research Institute

Calgary researcher to lead study on E. coli infection in children | CTV News
CTV News Calgary
“A University of Calgary researcher will lead a North American study examining a new way to treat E. coli infections that can cause kidney failure …”
TAGS: innovative research, E. coli, infectious disease, pediatric health, University of Calgary

UM Today | Rady Faculty of Health Sciences | UM scientist named to Canada’s Top 40 Under 40
UM Today – University of Manitoba
“Azad holds a prestigious Canada Research Chair in the developmental origins of chronic disease. She is an associate professor in the departments …”
TAGS: Top 40 under 40, innovative research, chronic disease, University of Manitoba

Type 1 diabetes: Stem cell-based treatment produces insulin | CTV News
CTV News
“A first-of-its-kind study involving researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health shows that a stem cell-based …”
TAGS: diabetes, treatment options, stem cell, insulin, Vancouver Coastal Health