Daily Media Digest June 22, 2018

The Globe and Mail-12 hours ago
“The study, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, analyzed administrative data, including birth, immigration and citizenship records, to examine …”
TAGS: prenatal sex selection, South Asian Canadians, Study


Concordia University
“Concordia professors Shimon Amir and Catherine Russell have accumulated a long list of accolades over their illustrious careers. Now, both long-time …”
TAGS: Distinguished University Research Professors, Concordia University


Applied Clinical Trials Online (press release) (blog)
“The European research-based drug industry has offered a muted welcome, … against what she depicts as excessive generosity to drug innovators.”
TAGS: EU, Health, priorities


New York Times
“But a new study by a team that includes prominent Alzheimer’s scientists who … sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. … Research Center at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s Disease, New Study, Common Virus


Winnipeg Free Press
“… the 2018 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health award by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The award celebrates efforts …”
TAGS: Dr. Catherine Cook, Métis Doctor, manitoba, Métis


McGill Reporter
“He came to Montreal for post-doctoral training from 1993 to 1996 at the Université de Montréal. After several years at the Montréal Heart Institute, …”
TAGS: Biomedical Science, Assistant dean, Dr. Terence Hébert


UCalgary News
“Kirsty Duncan, minister of science, announced at a news conference in Regina last month more than $158 million in funding for over 800 social …”
TAGS: Research funding, research projects, University of Calgary


“He is heading to the engineering program at McMaster University in the fall and hopes to eventually work in electrical engineering. “Since I was young, …”
TAGS: Scholarships, McMaster University


UBC Faculty of Science (press release)-15 hours ago
“UBC researchers create matchmaking service to combat antibiotic resistant … Fibrosis Canada, a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Foundation grant, the …”
TAGS: antibiotic, resistance, infections


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Suicide risk assessments early in the course of illness should be emphasized, researchers say. TORONTO, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ – A new CAMH and …”
TAGS: schizophrenia, suicide, CAMH, ICES