Daily Media Digest March 27, 2023

The U.S. is besting Canada on investing in research and it will have consequences
The Hill Times
“President Joe Biden’s historic investments in research will also make it increasingly difficult for Canada to attract top talent and keep those we already have here.”
TAGS: health research, funding, federal budget, Universities Canada

Using artificial intelligence and machine learning to advance medical discovery, education and practice
HRI Portal
“These are just a few examples of the ways in which our world-class research teams are leveraging AI technology to improve human health and wellbeing.”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, discovery research, University Health Network, Michener Institute of Education at UHN

First Car T-Cell Therapy to Receive Health Canada Authorization for Use in Second-Line Large B-Cell Lymphoma
“Gilead Sciences Canada, Inc., (Gilead Canada) and Kite, a Gilead Company today announced they have received a Health Canada Notice of …”
TAGS: CAR T-cell therapy, cancer, Gilead Canada, Lymphoma Canada

Too much pruning: A new study sheds light on how neurodegeneration occurs in the brain
McGill University Health Centre
“… a research team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital figured out how this faulty process occurs.”
TAGS: neurodegeneration, brain health, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), Lady Davis Institute

Ready to right-size Ontario’s pediatric health system
Hamilton Health Sciences
“The Children’s Health Coalition welcomes the Ontario government’s commitments to allocate additional funding and work with frontline pediatric health partners to identify more ways to connect children and youth to the care they need.”
TAGS: pediatric health, underinvestment, Hamilton Health Sciences, SickKids, CHEO