Daily Media Digest November 26, 2021

CNL launches program to accelerate the development of targeted radiopharmaceuticals in Canada
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
“Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it has issued a call for proposals for a new ‘health stream’ within its Canadian Nuclear Research Initiative (CNRI).”
TAGS: nuclear science, medical technology, healthcare, radiopharmaceuticals, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging targets brain health
McGill University Health Centre
“As a proud partner of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA), the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is …”
TAGS: aging, brain health, longitudinal research, RI-MUHC

It’s time to better support the three million Canadians with a rare disease – The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail
“Durhane Wong-Rieger, president & CEO Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders poses in Montreal, Quebec, October 20, 2021.”
TAGS: rare disease, orphan diseases, funding, Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

Some brains age healthier than others; researchers at Hamilton’s McMaster University …
“A study hosted by Hamilton’s McMaster University received a $12 million grant as researchers look to explore why some individuals go through a …”
TAGS: brain health, aging, aging population, McMaster University

Sunnybrook launches innovative new artificial intelligence research lab with $1-million gift …
“CNW/ – TD Bank Group has donated a $1-million gift to establish the Augmented Precision Medicine Lab at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, healthcare, innovative research, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

How AI will change what happens when you see a doctor – The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail
“… says Dr. Wang, who is also the lead scientist of the AI team at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at University Health Network (UHN).”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, healthcare, access to care, University Health Network

Science and research: students will define Canada’s future
Hill Times
“We call on the new standing committee to identify how to better include and financially support students in this nation’s future science and research landscape. The future of science and research ultimately depend on it.”
TAGS: innovative research, early career researchers