Daily Media Digest July 27, 2023

Western team creates open-source medicine autoinjector
Western University
“A team led by engineering and Ivey Business School professor Joshua Pearce has developed a new 3-D printed, completely open-source autoinjector – a device designed to deliver a single dose of medicine – for a tenth of the cost of a commercially purchased product.”
TAGS: medtech, diabetes, health innovation, Western University

From A to Zinc: Researching the best diet for adults with celiac disease
Hamilton Health Sciences
“The Celiac Disease Clinic works with its patients to find solutions to their challenges with maintaining a proper diet in order to manage the disease …”
TAGS: celiac disease, nutrition, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University

Peer navigation helps prostate cancer patients and caregivers get the information and support they need
University Health Network
“It has provided personalized navigation support to nearly 200 prostate cancer patients and their family members since it was launched in 2016.”
TAGS: prostate cancer, caregiver, University Health Network

GlycoNet and PanTHERA CryoSolutions’ Journey: From Bench to Bedside
PanTHERA CryoSolutions
“Investing in glycomics research and commercialization ensures that Canada reaps the full benefits for better health while building a more diverse bioeconomy …”
TAGS: glycomics, Canadian research, GlycoNet, PanTHERA CryoSolutions

Sunnybrook researchers awarded $6M in CIHR Spring 2023 Project Grants competition
Sunnybrook Hospital
“Sunnybrook researchers have been awarded more than $6M in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Spring 2023 Project …”
TAGS: health research, Sunnybrook, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)