Daily Media Digest November 18, 2022

New $8.1 million funding for VIDO will protect Canadians and our animals from high consequence pathogens
USask News – University of Saskatchewan
“The University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has received a significant investment from the Canada …”
TAGS: Canadian research, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO), Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Low dose steroids limit kidney damage in patients with IgA nephropathy
BC Renal
“​It has long been uncertain whether the benefits of treating IgA nephropathy, an immune-related form of kidney disease, with steroids outweigh the risks.”
TAGS: kidney disease, steroids, BC Renal, Provincial Health Services Authority

$15.3 million gift for brain research at McGill University will bring new insights into neurological diseases and disorders
McGill University
“… which will focus on psychiatric disorders; the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, which will specialize in the development …”
TAGS: neurological diseases, neurological disorders, Lady Davis Institute, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital)

School experiences for students with FASD: CARE Study Update
“The survey was launched last year during FASD Awareness Month. We’ve received over 140 responses from people all over the world since then.”
TAGS: fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, caregivers, learning difficulties, CanFASD

Who is Responsible for Mental Health? We All Are
“Mary Alberti (Maria Teresa), CEO of the Institute for Advancements in Mental Health (IAM) and recipient of a 2022 WXN Canada’s Most Powerful …”
TAGS: mental health, education programs, Institute for Advancements in Mental Health