Daily Media Digest October 24, 2017

Gairdner Award Laureates Meet Parliamentarians to Share Their Award-Winning Research
Research Canada and the Gairdner Foundation … will bring Dr. Cesar Victora and Dr. Antoine Hakim, two of the seven 2017 Canada Gairdner Award Laureates to Ottawa…”
TAGS: Gairdner Awardees, Research Canada, the Gairdner Foundation

The Journal Pioneer
““The Canadian biotech industry is linked from coast to coast by regional expertise comprised of universities, incubators, individual entrepreneurs, …”
TAGS: BIOTECanada, Gold Leaf Awards, PEI


New Atlas
“This new MSC treatment is targeted at reducing the effects of frailty on … in a guest editorial in The Journals of Gerontology praising the research.”
TAGS: Frailty, clinical trials, stem cell


Windsor Star
““We’re a little bit behind other areas in using 3D printing in health care,” said Michelle Nevett, health and social innovation research associate at the …”
TAGS: healthcare, 3D printing


The Globe and Mail
“Paul Taylor is a Patient Navigation Advisor at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He is a former health editor of The Globe and Mail. You can find …”
TAGS: aspirin, cardiologist, heart disease


“Britten said she started coming out of her shell after her daughter, a nurse at the IWK Health Centre, suggested they attend an Alzheimer Society …”
TAGS: dementia, IWK Health Centre, Nova Scotia


Toronto Star
“Toronto’s University Health Network has an ongoing research study aimed at improving the follow up care patients receive after leaving the hospital.”
TAGS: recover from ICU, Program, University Health Network


“The province is reopening two shuttered Toronto hospital sites _ the Humber River Hospital’s Finch Site and the University Health Network’s Hillcrest …”
TAGS: 1200 beds, Ontario, Hospitals


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“Professor Hirschfield was previously a Staff Physician and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University Health Network and University of Toronto, …”
TAGS: liver, chronic diseases, Key opinion, Professor Gideon Hirschfield, MD, PhD


McGill Newsroom
“A new research centre in Montreal will help lift the shroud of mystery … Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.”
TAGS: new research Centre, Autism, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), Guy Rouleau, Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR)


“Buyers of a bacterial meningitis vaccine made by Sanofi-Pasteur will share in a $61.5 million settlement of an antitrust class action following Friday’s …”
TAGS: Sanofi, vaccine injury, bacterial meningitis


GlobeNewswire (press release)
“TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JDRF Canada believes that every Canadian with type 1 diabetes should qualify for the Disability …”
TAGS: JDRF, diabetes, disability tax credit


The Globe and Mail
“Careful study of our innovation challenges and years of experience with Canada’s leading research and technology organizations have identified …”
TAGS: innovation performance, Canada


The Globe and Mail
“… says Dr. Jacques Simard of the Genomic Centre at CHU de Québec-Université Laval Research Centre, one of the scientists involved in the project.”
TAGS: Research, genetic markers, breast cancer


“A report card of Ontario’s health care system released Monday finds that while the province is excelling in some areas, it is lagging in others.”
TAGS: healthcare, Ontario, mixed performance


Toronto Star
“In my work as an emergency department psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), I’m part of a team working to de-escalate …”
TAGS: de-escalating, mental health