Daily Media Digest September 23, 2020

Canadian Biotech start-up to begin Phase 3 COVID-19 oral treatment trials
McGill Tribune
“… funds and find assistance to conduct trials, the start-up has partnered with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC).”
TAGS: COVID-19, innovative treatment, pandemic, McGill University Health Centre

Will there be a twindemic? Fighting COVID-19 means fighting the flu
The Sudbury Star
“… scientist in the clinical epidemiology program with The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and a professor of medicine at the University of Ottawa.”
TAGS: COVID-19, influenza, healthcare capacity, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

‘It affects nearly everyone’: Anxiety, depression soar during COVID-19 pandemic, research at The …
The Kingston Whig-Standard
“For those already being treated for mental health issues, the pandemic meant they had fewer appointments with their doctors or counsellors.”
TAGS: COVID-19, anxiety, depression, mental health, The Royal Mental Health Centre

ProMIS Neurosciences to develop multivalent vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease Potential vaccine to …
Financial Post
“VIDO-InterVac has a 45-year history of vaccine development and commercialization – eight of its vaccines have been sold commercially, and six have …”
TAGS: Alzheimer’s disease, vaccine development, neuroscience, VIDO-InterVac

Study on patients with kidney stones could lead to more personalized care: London researchers
“Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University in London, Ont., say the results of a new study are challenging long-held …”
TAGS: kidney stones, personalized care, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University

BioCanRx Invests $10M in Promising New Cancer Immunotherapy Research and …
Canada NewsWire
“The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is proud to host the BioCanRx network. Working together, we are providing crucial support for groundbreaking …”
TAGS: cancer, immunotherapy, funding, BioCanRx