Daily Media Digest November 8, 2017

“Dr. John Bell, BioCanRx’s Scientific Director, today received an award for Outstanding Achievements in Cancer Research from The Canadian Cancer …”
TAGS: Dr. John Bell, Canadian Cancer Research Alliance Award


“A new professor at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is aiming to gain more insight into the use of marijuana as a medicine for treating a wide …”
TAGS: medical marijuana, research


PR Newswire (press release)
“7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Seeker Health, a digital health company innovating the way that people with serious diseases enroll in clinical trials, today …”
TAGS: clinical trials, patient enrollment


Digital Journal
“The book initially launched in an e-version through Camilleri’s website earlier this year, with a portion of proceeds going to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada …”
TAGS: healthy eating and lifestyle, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada


Lawson Health Research Institute
“Dr. David Hill, Scientific Director, Lawson Health Research Institute; Dr. Matthew Hebb, Lawson scientist and 2017 WORLDiscoveries® Vanguard …”
TAGS: Vanguard Awards, health innovation and commercialization


CFJC Today Kamloops
“The Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research has been launched by McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.”
TAGS: research centre, medicinal cannabis research


“Twenty U of T scholars, whose expertise ranges from the neural basis of music recognition to Indigenous methodologies, were named new Canada …”
TAGS: Canada Research Chair, Dr. Bradly Wouters


“Hospitals still account for the biggest portion of heath-care spending in Canada but drugs are the fastest-growing expense, according to new data …”
TAGS: healthcare spending, drug costs, CIHI


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ – The public can help support the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) by making a donation at any of the …”
TAGS: fundraising, CAMH


University Affairs
“That means several NCEs, including ArcticNet, AllerGen and the Stem Cell Network, might not have to wind down their activities as anticipated.”
TAGS: NCEs, funding cuts, Stem Cell Network