Daily Media Digest June 22, 2022

What if Alzheimer’s is an autoimmune disease? Toronto neurologist awarded for work on unconventional hypothesis
The Globe and Mail
“… director of the Krembil Brain Institute at Toronto’s University Health Network. More than 115 years since the first patient was documented, …”
TAGS: autoimmune disease, Alzheimer’s disease, neuroscience, University Health Network

Made-in-Ottawa tool helps decide when critically ill patients can breathe on their own

The Ottawa Hospital
“Christophe Herry is a senior clinical research associate at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute who assisted with the project.”
TAGS: medtech, patient care, Extubation Advisor, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Policies regarding police involvement in the care of students in mental distress at Ontario universities differ widely

“There are some pilot projects being undertaken that are non-policing models of mental health crisis care. My hope is that this is where we are going to move towards.”
TAGS: mental health emergencies, psychiatric assessment, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Research Canada Announces Winner of the 2022 Leadership in Advocacy Award

HRI Portal
“Dr. Armstrong is an exceptional leader whose advocacy has engaged decision makers and stakeholders at all levels to contribute to a more equitable and just healthcare system in Canada.”
TAGS: health research advocacy, award, Research Canada

University of Manitoba launches long COVID survey – Winnipeg | Globalnews.ca

Global News
“The University of Manitoba is launching a new survey to figure out the ins and outs of long COVID.”
TAGS: long COVID, Canadian research, University of Manitoba