Daily Media Digest June 29, 2022

Innovative lung-imaging technique shows cause of long-COVID symptoms
Western News – Western University
“The LIVECOVIDFREE study, based at five centres across Ontario, and led by Western University professor Grace Parraga, is the largest MRI study of …”
TAGS: long COVID, LIVECOVIDFREE study, lung imaging, Western University

Sask. vaccine manufacturing facility the first of its kind in Canada | CBC News

“The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) at the University of Saskatchewan gave CBC Saskatchewan an exclusive advance behind the …”
TAGS: vaccine development facility, clinical trials, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), University of Saskatchewan

The Next Wave of Innovation in Virology Research

Stories @ Gilead
“The need to act globally to accelerate the discovery and development of antiviral therapeutics is demanding thoughtful coordination and collaboration of scientists, industry and community partners.”
TAGS: antiviral therapeutics, virology, clinical research, Gilead

Patience, preparation and parents: the keys to clinical trial success

CHEO Research Institute
“Dr. Thébaud, neonatologist and Senior Scientist at the CHEO Research Institute and The Ottawa Hospital, has been preparing to launch a phase 1 clinical trial of an experimental mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) therapy …”
TAGS: chronic conditions, experimental mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) therapy, CHEO Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital

London researchers get federal funding to adapt nationwide PTSD program for health-care workers

“$28.2 million allocated to nine projects addressing impacts of PTSD in frontline workers during COVID-19”
TAGS: PTSD,  frontline workers, COVID-19, Lawson Health Research Institute


“The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) Trauma Program wants to support the community to be better prepared for traumatic events through awareness, education and bleeding management training.”
TAGS: bleeding management training, first responder, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC)