Daily Media Digest October 12, 2017

“In September, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) announced its role in implementing HIVSmart, a cloud-based …”
TAGS: Innovation, AI, Montreal


“THUNDER BAY — The Canadian Institutes of Health Research have approved more than $1 million in grants for Lakehead University professors and …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, Lakehead University


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“These research projects will help address the challenges facing Indigenous youth, people living with Parkinson’s disease, and people who receive …”
TAGS: innovative health research, Parkinson’s disease, mental health, Indigenous youth


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“SAN FRANCISCO and VANCOUVER, Oct. 11, 2017 /CNW/ – Innovative Targeting Solutions Inc. (ITS) today announced the successful achievement of …”
TAGS: biotechnology, research platform


Chemical Watch
“McGill lead researcher Vassilios Papadopoulos, now at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, has long worked on DEHP, examining its …”
TAGS: DINCH, exposure


MetroNews Canada
“Fraser Health medical officer Dr. Michelle Murti penned an article in the … Dr. Patricia Daly, chief medical health officer at Vancouver Coastal Health.”
TAGS: pot edibles, children


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… advanced manufacturing supercluster in the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor (TWIC), which includes companies, universities, health agencies, …”
TAGS: Myant, supercluster, Ontario


Macleod Gazette Online
“QuitCore, a free Alberta Health Services tobacco-cessation program that provides tools and support to help individuals build a tobacco-free lifestyle, …”
TAGS: QuitCore, Tabacco-cessation program, AHS


Business Wire (press release)
“Ipsen Joins PhRMA to Continue Advancing Research and Innovation … Organization for International Investment, Innovative Medicines Canada, …”
TAGS: Innovative Medicines Canada, Ipsen, PhRMA, research and innovation


“And $700,000 was set aside for the IWK Health Centre to hire 15 more staffers for its telehealth program, Delorey said, which uses videoconferencing …”
TAGS: IWK Health Centre, mental health, youth challenge


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will be at the University of Manitoba to announce new funding for research equipment at …”
TAGS: Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), University of Manitoba, science funding, Kirsty Duncan


“Locally, the chamber of commerce, ArcelorMittal Dofasco, McMaster University and the city are leading the advanced manufacturing supercluster bid …”
TAGS: supercluster, economic development


“… to autism features and too much to hyperactivity, says Guy Rouleau, director of Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, who was not involved in …”
TAGS: drugs, autism, MECP2, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“The new facility will allow Sanofi Pasteur, the Vaccines global business unit of Sanofi, to expand supply of VaxigripTetra® to up to 70 countries in six …”
TAGS: vaccine production facility, France, Sanofi


National Post
“SASKATOON — A proposed class action lawsuit against Canada’s attorney general, the Saskatchewan government, the province’s health regions and … “
TAGS: indigenous women, sterilization


University Affairs
“… Canada will never be able to compete with the U.S. The budget for open operating grants of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, for example …”
TAGS: invest in young researchers