Daily Media Digest February 2, 2022

Eating disorders rose dramatically among young Canadians during COVID’s first wave …
University of Calgary
“… is also a research leader for the Calgary Eating Disorder Program and member of the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research and Education.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, mental health, eating disorder, University of Calgary

Could cannabis be used to prevent concussions? The NFL wants the University of Regina to … – CBC
“The National Football League has awarded more than $500000 US to a team of University of Regina researchers to look into concussion treatment and …”
TAGS: cannabis, concussion, traumatic brain injury, University of Regina

Myeloma Canada announces publication of findings of first-ever “Myeloma Priority Setting …
“CNW/ – Myeloma Canada proudly announces results of the Myeloma Priority Setting Partnership (PSP), published in the British Journal of Haematology …”
TAGS: myeloma, cancer, publication, Myeloma Canada

$32M gift earmarked for McMaster U’s biomedical and global health arms – Hamilton | Globalnews.ca
Global News
“McMaster University biomedical unit will get a $32 Million boost thanks to a donation from an Alabama physician and entrepreneur.”
TAGS: biomedical research, global health, innovative research, funding, McMaster University

Province of Alberta makes multimillion-dollar investment to accelerate research innovation …
University of Calgary
“Riley Brandt, University of Calgary. The Government of Alberta announced new investment into diagnostic research through Alberta Innovates on …”
TAGS: funding, investment, innovative research, diagnostic research, University of Calgary

Researcher discusses brain injury and ‘shadow pandemic’ of intimate partner violence
University of Toronto
“… says University of Toronto researcher Angela Colantonio, a researcher at the University of Toronto and University Health Network (UHN).”
TAGS: mental health, pandemic, traumatic brain injury, University Health Network