Daily Media Digest June 9, 2023

Investing in the Future of Science: The Urgent Need to Fund Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars in Canada
Canadian Science Policy Centre
“To investigate this further, my team at the Ottawa Science Policy Network launched a National Survey investigating Graduate Student Finances, which painted a bleak, but very clear picture of the financial realities of being a graduate student in Canada …”
TAGS: funding, early career researchers, Ottawa Science Policy Network

Study first to examine how early memory changes as we age at a cellular level
Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN)
“SickKids researchers discover that a matrix called the perineuronal net may be responsible for why human memories become more specific throughout childhood.”
TAGS: memory, mental health, pediatric health, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN)

A new research study may reduce surgical interventions for baby girls
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RIMUHC)
“Work by a team of child health researchers from the RI-MUHC and across Canada provides new insights into treatment for fetal ovarian cysts.”
TAGS: pediatric surgery, ovarian cyst, Canadian research, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI‑MUHC)

Over $5 million to accelerate cancer research and innovation in Quebec – Oncopole strengthens its leadership role in the oncology ecosystem with the support of numerous partners
“Pfizer Canada ULC is the Canadian operation of Pfizer Inc., one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies. Our diversified healthcare …”
TAGS: oncology research, Pfizer Canada, GSK, Merck Canada

Bisexual women 3 times more likely to attempt suicide compared to straight women: Canadian study
CTV News
“… Faculty of Health assistant professor and Canada Research Chair in Population Health Data Science at York University, said in a press release.”
TAGS: mental health, equitable health care, Canadian research, York University

Stand Up To Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer North America: Our Commitment To Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Research
Pancreatic Cancer Canada
“Pancreatic Cancer Canada, as part of Pancreatic Cancer North America, is proud to announce our $1.5 million commitment to Stand Up To Cancer, in support of the mRNA pancreatic cancer vaccine study.”
TAGS: cancer, vaccines, innovative research, Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Decoding sugars: Harnessing glycomics to fight infectious diseases
HRI Portal
“GlycoNet scientists are expanding our knowledge of sugars to engineer new health solutions.”
TAGS: glycomics, antimicrobial resistance, infectious disease, vaccine, GlycoNet