Daily Media Digest January 27, 2023

JDRF Canada and Diabetes Canada are joining forces to accelerate diabetes research towards cures
JDRF Canada
“JDRF Canada and Diabetes Canada are excited to announce how their combined funding efforts are helping to move diabetes research forward faster …”
TAGS: diabetes, innovative research, JDRF Canada, Diabetes Canada

Major hurdles confront Canada’s Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy
Re$earch Money
“For her part, Pamela Fralick, president of Ottawa-based Innovative Medicines Canada, which represents Canada’s pharmaceutical industry, is optimistic about Canada’s Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy.”
TAGS: biomanufacturing and life sciences, health care system, BIOTECanada, Innovative Medicines Canada

Sunnybrook researchers awarded more than $6M in CIHR clinical trials funding
“Sunnybrook researchers have been awarded nearly $6.8M in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Spring 2022 Clinical Trials Fund.”
TAGS: funding, innovative research, Clinical Trials Fund, Sunnybrook

An innovative partnership proves effective at reducing infections – Hamilton Health Sciences
Hamilton Health Sciences
“Hamilton Health Sciences finds a 60% reduction in venous catheter infections after a six month pilot using SterileCare’s KiteLock solution.”
TAGS: cancer patients, catheter infection, Hamilton Health Sciences

UM launches Canada Research Chair Symposium Series in 2023

UM Today – University of Manitoba
“These symposia are an opportunity to highlight individual, cutting-edge research, and, through dialogue, to spark new and exciting collaborations between UM researchers and students and the wider community.”
TAGS: innovative research, internal medicine, cancer, University of Manitoba

New 3D ultrasound may improve accuracy of liver cancer treatment – Western News
Western News – Western University
“A simulated study by researchers at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute has found a new system that uses ultrasound to construct 3D-images could make treatment of liver cancer, using thermal ablation, more accurate.”
TAGS: liver cancer, 3D ultrasound, Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute