Daily Media Digest February 16, 2023

Machine learning model helps doctors predict opioid prescription risk for patients
Folio – University of Alberta
“Researchers at the University of Alberta are using a form of artificial intelligence to help doctors better predict which patients are at risk of adverse outcomes from opioid prescriptions.”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, administrative health data, opioid prescriptions, University of Alberta

Researchers use Robotic Arm to Support Orthopedic Innovations
CTV News
“Researchers at Carleton University and The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute are pursuing ways to improve the success of orthopedic surgeries and achieve robust long-term mobility for thousands of Canadians.”
TAGS: orthopedic surgery, robotics, Carleton University, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Women Leaders in Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Research Call on Parliamentarians to Champion Canada’s Science
HRI Portal
“Canada’s Stem Cell Network (SCN) has gathered researchers from across the country who represent all career stages and types to meet with Parliamentarians …”
TAGS: regenerative medicine, cell and gene therapy, Stem Cell Network

Abstract Submission Open for the Canada FASD Conference
“We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting abstract submissions for the Canada FASD Conference!”
TAGS: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, mental health, clinical research, Canada FASD Research Network

VIDO first non-U.S. organization invited to join high containment network
USask News – University of Saskatchewan
“The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has been unanimously accepted as the first and only …”
TAGS: infectious diseases, vaccines and therapeutics, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO)