Daily Media Digest June 30, 2022

BioNTech, Pfizer to start testing universal vaccine for coronaviruses – CTV News
CTV News
“Germany’s BioNTech, Pfizer’s partner in COVID-19 vaccines, … Coronavirus vaccination tracker: How many people in Canada have received shots?”
TAGS: coronaviruses, antibiotic overuse, BioNTech, Pfizer

UCalgary partnership extends benefits of health research to more communities across Alberta | News

University of Calgary
“The university is a driving force behind implementing innovative new technology with its partners called REB Exchange.”
TAGS: cutting-edge health research, REB Exchange, University of Alberta, University of Calgary

Patient Family Advisor Juanna Ricketts shares her story to be “a voice for the voiceless”

Nova Scotia Health
“Ricketts’ role as a patient partner began long before she joined Nova Scotia Health as a PFA. In 2014, Ricketts experienced clinical depression and high anxiety.”
TAGS: mental health, recovery, patient family advisor, Nova Scotia Health

Tune in, turn on, and lead in psychedelic-assisted therapy

Research Money
“Dr. Ross Marshall is Chief Scientific Officer at The Newly Institute based in Calgary, a practising emergency physician, and a clinical lecturer in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Cumming School of Medicine.”
TAGS: post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, psychedelics, University of Calgary

Life after a stroke: Who’s caring for the caregivers? – Brighter World – McMaster University

Brighter World – McMaster University
“Caregiving can be a wonderful and rewarding experience. However, when caregiving continues over months and years, it can become difficult and a caregivers’ own health may begin to suffer.”
TAGS: caregivers, community-based health services, stroke, McMaster University

Biological Sciences prof receives Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award

Brock University
“Brock University Assistant Professor Ian Patterson has been awarded a 2022 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award — Jarislowsky Fellowship. Ian …”
TAGS: biomedical research, Discovery Awards, Banting Research Foundation