Daily Media Digest June 23, 2022

Satellos Bioscience pursues a revolutionary approach to treat muscle degeneration, give new hope to patients and parents
“Satellos’ work is based on the research of Rudnicki, a senior scientist … at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute as well as a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa and CEO and scientific director of the Canadian Stem Cell Network.”
TAGS: muscle degeneration, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Stem Cell Network

Mindset Pharma partners with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health for study comparing its novel compound MSP-1014 with psilocybin

Proactive Investors
“… hospital the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) for a pre-clinical study on the company’s novel psilocybin-like compound MSP-1014.”
TAGS: psychedelic compounds, mental illness, drug discovery, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

MAVIRET® (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) Approved by Health Canada for Paediatric Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C
“AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that Health Canada has approved a change in the marketing authorization for MAVIRET® (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) to include its use for the treatment in paediatric patients 3 to 12 years old, weighing at least 12kg to less than 45kg.”
TAGS: paediatric health, Hepatitis C, Health Canada, AbbVie Canada

New McMaster University program uses ‘smart bombs’ to detect and treat cancer

“Hamilton’s McMaster University launched a program that will provide grad students with state-of-the-art training in cancer detection and …”
TAGS: cancer detection and treatment, radiopharmaceuticals, McMaster University

Sanofi to Launch Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence in Toronto – Newswire.CA

“In selecting Canada for their global AI Centre of Excellence, Sanofi has further underscored the success of our Pan-Canadian AI Strategy in …”
TAGS: innovative research, life-saving medicine, Artificial Intelligence Centre of Excellence, Sanofi

Groundbreaking software prevents re-exposure to harmful medications – Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver Coastal Health
“… team are tracking patient participants whose ADEs are logged onto PharmaNet at Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care facilities.”
TAGS: adverse drug events, ActionADE alert system, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute