Daily Media Digest February 24, 2022

Omicron wave in Ontario long-term care homes blunted by vaccines, boosters, province says – CBC
“Sinha, the director of geriatrics at Sinai Health and the University Health Network in Toronto, said the province could have taken more focused …”
TAGS: vaccines, booster, aging population, University Health Network

Artificial intelligence tutoring outperforms expert instructors in neurosurgical training …
McGill University
“The Montreal Neurological Hospital is part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre.”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, neuroscience, surgery, MUHC

Getting a Good Grip – New brain-computer system instantly responds to patient intent and assists in rehabilitation
Research at UHN
“A team of researchers at the KITE Research Institute has re-envisioned how systems for upper limb rehabilitation can make use of brain-computer interfaces (BCIs). Drs. Cesar Marquez-Chin and Milos Popovic with their former PhD student Dr. Lazar Jovanovic have created a platform called KITE-BCI that will enable the technology to be more practically deployed in rehabilitation clinics around the world.”
TAGS: neuroscience, brain health, rehabilitation, University Health Network

Now we have enough vaccines, they must be distributed equitably – iPolitics
“Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) and our member companies recognize the importance of vaccine equity and are committed to continuing our work …”
TAGS: vaccine, pandemic, COVID-19, Innovative Medicines Canada

More than vaccines: U of T researcher investigates the future of mRNA therapeutics
University of Toronto
““Working with clinicians in the University Health Network and other academic hospitals will help us identify impactful and challenging clinical …”
TAGS: mRNA, vaccines, innovative research, University Health Network