Daily Media Digest January 25, 2023

Shaping Canada’s future with transformative health technologies
University of Waterloo
“Researchers at the University of Waterloo are responding to these challenges with innovative solutions to enable equitable access to care and drive Canada’s next wave of economic growth.”
TAGS: health care costs, aging population, cancer, innovative research, University of Waterloo

New inhaled COVID-19 vaccine receives more than $8M for next stage of human trials
McMaster University
“Researchers at McMaster University are receiving more than $8 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), enabling them to proceed with Phase 2 human trials for a next-generation, aerosol-borne COVID-19 vaccine.”
TAGS: inhaled aerosol vaccine, COVID-19, clinical trial, McMaster University

Significant funding to maximize access and drive excellence in clinical trials in Quebec and Canada
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
“RI-MUHC researchers will lead or co-lead multiple projects awarded a total of $55 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research …”
TAGS: clinical trials, funding, respiratory diseases, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Keeping your head in the race: Cognitive impacts observed among ultra-marathon runners
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
“Researchers discover a significant post-race decrease in cognitive function among ultra-endurance trail runners.”
TAGS: cognition and memory, physical activity, cardiovascular health, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute

Government of Canada invests $23 million in pediatric cancer research
“New federal funding is the largest investment in childhood cancer research in Canada to date …”
TAGS: pediatric cancer, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Canadian Pediatric Cancer Consortium (CPCC)

Breast cancer: More screening for Black people, docs urge
CTV News
“New research calling Canada’s breast cancer screening guidelines into … The Canadian Cancer Society also estimates about 15 women die of breast …”
TAGS: equitable health care, breast cancer, patient experience, Canadian Cancer Society