Daily Media Digest November 29, 2023

New method can detect early-stage breast cancer in two minutes
University of Waterloo
“University of Waterloo researchers are pioneering a method to detect breast cancer in women early enough for them to receive life-saving treatment …”
KEYWORDS: cancer, mammography, University of Waterloo

Advanced Therapies Get New Boost in Montreal: IRCM Inaugurates the Sidney-Altman RNA Therapeutic Hub
Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM)
“Montreal is increasingly becoming a centre of excellence for RNA technologies and personalized medicine. We need to intensify our efforts to advance research, find urgently needed treatments for major diseases, and …”
KEYWORDS: precision medicine, Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM), Université de Montréal

Waypoint Research Institute marks 10 years of pioneering mental health and addiction research
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
“This 10th anniversary highlights the pivotal role WRI plays in influencing global policy-making and healthcare practices, and most importantly, advancing access to …”
KEYWORDS: mental health, Canadian research, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Chemical engineering alumnus, Reza Eslami, is recognized for ground-breaking health-monitoring research
Toronto Metropolitan University
“PhD graduate’s perseverance and collaborative spirit lead to innovative self-powered wearable solutions …”
KEYWORDS: innovative research, medtech, Toronto Metropolitan University, York University, Mitacs

What does Canada need to become a world science leader?
Queen’s University
“A recent science policy conference discussed how the federal government can support major research facilities and transformative research programs.”
KEYWORDS: Canadian research, funding, policy, Queen’s University

Making ‘living therapies’: The Ottawa Hospital’s Biotherapeutics Manufacturing Centre plays critical role in Canada’s life sciences sector
HRI Portal
“Biotherapeutics have enormous potential to improve health and save lives and Canada has the potential to lead the way in manufacturing these innovative therapies …”
KEYWORDS: biotherapeutics, regenerative medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa