Daily Media Digest March 13, 2023

Regional health institute marks three-year milestone as one-of-a-kind Windsor-Essex innovation
DailyNews – University of Windsor
“Windsor-Essex healthcare and academic institutions are marking three years since they joined using a one-of-a-kind model designed to elevate health research excellence — an innovative model that has proven to deliver exceptional results.”
TAGS: Canadian research, funding, University of Windsor, WE-Spark Health Institute

Twice-weekly local testing for COVID variants to end, scientist says
“Tyson Graber is the associate research scientist and co-lead … Tyson Graber, an associate scientist with the CHEO Research Institute, …”
TAGS: wastewater monitoring, infectious diseases, COVID-19, CHEO Research Institute, Queen’s University

Meet our 2022 research grant recipients – Royal College
Royal College
“The Strategic Initiative Grant supports research and scholarship in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion, patient/caregiver experience, competency-based medical education and continuing professional development within specialty medical education.”
TAGS: medical education, artificial intelligence, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Want to feel better after clocks change this weekend? Here’s what sleep experts suggest
“… a sleep specialist at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, … Research Institute and an associate professor at the University of Toronto.”
TAGS: sleep hygiene, sleep disorders, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, University Health Network’s KITE Research Institute

Seeing mental health and addiction differently
The Globe and Mail
“Faranak Farzan and grad student Raaj Chatterjee demonstrate non-invasive brain mapping technologies in the eBrain Lab at Simon Fraser University. These include transcranial magnetic stimulation and a neuro-navigational.”
TAGS: mental health and addiction, neuroscience, Simon Fraser University

A new urine test can detect bladder cancer up to 12 years before diagnosis: study
CTV News
“Bladder cancer is one of the most common cancers. According to the Canadian Cancer Society’s 2022 estimates, around 13,300 Canadians are diagnosed …”
TAGS: bladder cancer, innovative research, International Agency for Research on Cancer