Daily Media Digest October 13, 2017

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Territorial Health Investment Fund is designed to support efforts by the territories to innovate and transform health care systems, and to ensure that …”
TAGS: healthcare, Innovation, Northwest Territories


UCalgary News
“Minister Kent Hehr announces Canada Foundation for Innovation funding for University of Calgary researchers. Photo by Colleen De Neve, for the …”
TAGS: funding for health, science, six projects, UCalgary


UCalgary News
“Photo by Quentin Collier, Alberta Health Services … program,” says Pike, the Campus Alberta Innovation Program Chair in Healthy Brain Aging who is …”
TAGS: UCalgary, ultrasound alternative, brain surgery, Alberta Health Services


Montreal Gazette
“Hisham Saadi, charged with making bomb threats that forced Concordia University to evacuate three of its buildings on March 1, returned to the Palais …”
TAGS: Hydro-Quebec, fund research, Concordia University


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Barbara McArthur, RN (advanced practice nurse, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre) – on why Sunnybrook, one of Canada’s leading hospitals …”
TAGS: Babara McArthur, RN, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


The Sherbrooke Times
“… overall, which was also joined nine other pharmaceutical companies, has been developed by the Association for innovative Medicines in Canada.”
TAGS: GSK, transparency laws, pharmaceutical companies


Dal News
“A group of researchers from Dalhousie University, Case Western Reserve University, and Queens University recently received almost $4.9 million US …”
TAGS: multiple sclerosis, manage fatigue, Dalhousie University


“Lindsey Hubley and fiance Mike Sampson pose with their newborn baby Myles Owen Sampson at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax on March 2, 2017 …”
TAGS: IWK Health Centre, flesh-eating disease


CTV News
“… Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret, Toronto Rehab and the Michener Institute, confirmed to CTV Toronto that they’re investigating …”
TAGS: patients’ digital records, University Health Network


Newswise (press release)
“Toronto Rehab, along with Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and The Michener Institute of …”
TAGS: research on driving, advanced simulator, University Health Network


The Globe and Mail
“Kirsty Duncan, the federal Science Minister and a former academic, said she welcomes the universities’ new policies. “I have been clear that academic …”
TAGS: term limits, Research Canada Chair


EurekAlert (press release)
“Stephen B. Baylin, MD, Van Andel Research Institute; $2.5 million. … Uri Tabori, MD, The Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto); $2.99 million.”
TAGS: clinical trial projects, cancer treatment


“A start-up founded based on discoveries from three Ontario researchers — including one from McMaster University — has secured a major deal to …”
TAGS: Turnstone Biologics, AbbVie, biopharmaceuticals, McMaster University, Dr. David Stojdl, Dr. John Bell, Dr. Brian Lichty


London Free Press
“Last week the Nobel Prizes for 2017 were announced, recognizing incredible advances in science that will impact all our lives for the better.”
TAGS: Lawson Research Institute, science research funding, fundamental science review, Dr. David Hill


“Opinion: Much of the Naylor report discussion has focussed on funding. But Canada also needs to overhaul its fundamental research enterprise.”
TAGS: Naylor report, fundamental science review


CTV News
“Carried out by researchers from Ontario’s Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute as well as from Tianyi Health Science Institute in …”
TAGS: Ontario’s Western University, Lawson Health Research, healthy gut


Kelowna Capital News
“Five Kelowna-based researchers have received research awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research that will help them further …”
TAGS: Kelowna researchers, Michael Smith Foundation, Health Research, Awards


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… and Epidemiology at the University of Ottawa, and a senior scientist in the Clinical Epidemiology Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.”
TAGS: Thrombosis Canada, #KNOWTHROMBOSIS campaign, Atrial Fibrillation


MTL Blog (blog)
“Sorry, Canada, but our supposedly first-class health care setup doesn’t hold up to international standards. An analysis conducted by The New York …”
TAGS: Canada ranks last, healthcare system


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Since late June he has served as chief executive officer of Kingston … and the Cancer Centre of Southeast Ontario at Kingston General Hospital.”
TAGS: New CEO, Kingston General Hospital


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“Kingston Health Sciences Centre — comprised of Hotel Dieu and Kingston General hospitals — began using the treatment after a series of clinical …”
TAGS: new stroke procedure, Kingston Health Science Centre