Daily Media Digest June 29, 2018

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“TORONTO, June 28, 2018 /CNW/ – A landmark donation of $10 million by Peter Cipriano allows Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre to reinvent care ..”
TAGS: senior care, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, donation


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Innovation funding competition will help create jobs, spur the growth of Canadian companies and lead to more health solutions that benefit Canadians.”
TAGS: Innovation, funding, Government of Canada


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“She is a Women in Politics program mentor and is active in young leadership fundraising for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada. Melissa is a frequent … “
TAGS: Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Melissa Lantsman


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, is in London and Edinburgh this week to build …”
TAGS: science, Innovation, across borders, Kirsty Duncan


PR Newswire (press release)
“CHILD-BRIGHT investigators at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), with … Jennifer Crosbie, Associate Scientist in the SickKids Research Institute and … A pilot of the Mega Team project supported by the Ontario Brain Institute …”
TAGS: pediatric brain-based developmental disorders, Research, mental health


Business Wire (press release)
“-Approximately 2,000 people in Canada are ages 12 and older and have two copies of the F508del mutation or at least one mutation in the CF gene …”
TAGS: cystic fibrosis, treatment


Topigs Norsvin
“On June 27, Topigs Norsvin held the official opening of its new research center Delta Canada. The opening event was visited by almost 1000 …”
TAGS: canada Research Center, Delta, BC, genetics,


UCalgary News
“Gail Wright considered herself healthy. She had no idea she had a chronic liver disease. “I was at a routine check-up and my doctor said my liver … “
TAGS: antidepressants, treatment, liver disease


McGill University Health Center
“Researchers and clinicians from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and its Research Institute will join forces with key local players – Centre …”
TAGS: McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), Montreal, cancer, melanoma, leukemia, Québec


Ottawa Citizen
“For a leukemia patient hoping to find a stem cell match from a stranger, finding … The pair had been matched through a network of donor registries that …”
TAGS: stem cell donation, stem cell, leukemia


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“It’s not the philanthropist’s first large donation: he donated $10 million to Queen’s University in 2014; $3 million for Kingston General Hospital in 2015 …”
TAGS: Kingston General Hospital, funding, donation