Daily Media Digest February 5, 2019

McGill Tribune
“… a postdoctoral fellow at the Montreal Neurological Institute, presented her lab’s work on the future of disease modelling: Growing realistic 3D organs.”
TAGS: Parkinson’s disease, stem cell research, 3D organs


“A researcher at the University of Saskatchewan thinks there may be a link between copper and Alzheimer’s, and is using the Canadian Light Source to …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s disease, metals, research


McGill Newsroom
“The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and healthcare research centre.”
TAGS: pregnancy, infertility treatment, women’s health


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… Toronto Western Hospitals, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and The Michener Institute of Education at UHN.”
TAGS: precision medicine, organ transplant, partnership


McGill University Health Center
“… Nature Communications and led by researchers at McGill University and at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), …”
TAGS: genetic markers, cancer, treatment


“Research on concussions in sport has reached a tipping point where the University of Calgary is offering a free, online course to anyone and everyone …”
TAGS: sports concussions, prevention


The Sudbury Star
“The researchers, from SportsCardiologyBC, Vancouver Coastal Health and the University of B.C. are now recruiting 126 recreational and competitive …”
TAGS: exercise, research study


“Hamilton Health Sciences plan to start sending some patients home the same day as their hip and knee replacement surgery by spring. Same-day …”
TAGS: joint replacement surgery, patient care


The Globe and Mail
“… the future of transplant care,” said Bob Bell, a former head of Toronto’s University Health Network and a vocal critic of the government’s proposals.”
TAGS: health care system, Ontario, patient care