Daily Media Digest March 1, 2019

UCalgary News
“The cancer prevention researcher in the Department of Oncology at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) has been elected to chair the Scientific …”
TAGS: cancer research, epidemiology, World Health Organization


Net Newsledger
“Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (the Hospital) is one of ten sites in Ontario, and 24 sites across Canada …”
TAGS: stroke, treatment


“… Dr. Martin Osmond, CEO and Scientific Director of the CHEO Research Institute. “In research, we often talk about how we take discoveries in the lab, …”
TAGS: genomic testing, rare disease, diagnosis


CTV News
“According to the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders, about 80 percent of conditions are caused by genetic changes and 25 percent of children …”
TAGS: rare disorder, research


UCalgary News
“To deliver on Goal 1.2 in the 2018-23 Research Plan, the vice-president (research) called on faculty members to bring forward bold proposals for …”
TAGS: interdisciplinary research, funding, health, wellness


Standing Committee on Health
“In presenting the report in the House, Mr. Casey emphasized that “This report is an important step forward in supporting access to treatments for rare diseases in Canada…”
TAGS: rare disease, HESA, Bill Casey