Daily Media Digest September 23, 2022

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Awards 15 Post-Secondary Students a $5,000 Scholarship Through the 2022 AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program
“Crohn’s and Colitis Canada awarded 15 post-secondary students each with a $5000 AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program grant.”
TAGS: Crohn’s disease, scholarship, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Abbvie Canada

Canadian study builds on link between long COVID and autoimmune diseases like lupus

CTV News
“Mukherjee, who contracted long COVID herself in January 2021 after starting her research on the illness, said she experienced fatigue, shortness of …”
TAGS: long COVID-19, chronic fatigue, University of British Columbia, McMaster University

Leadership Changes in Health Recruitment, Education and Early Childhood Development
Government of Nova Scotia
“Dr. Nicole Boutilier, Vice-President of Medicine, Nova Scotia Health, and Craig Beaton, Associate Deputy Minister, Department of Health and …”
TAGS: early childhood development, health recruitment, Nova Scotia Health

A new chair for Canada’s health-research funding agency
UdeMNouvelles – Université de Montréal
“UdeM vice-rector and professor Marie-Josée Hébert takes the helm of the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.”
TAGS: Canadian research, Université de Montréal, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Canadian researchers using cutting edge technology to investigate long-COVID

Lakehead News
“In a multi-site study funded by the Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund, scientists discovered a clue into the cause of post-acute COVID-19 syndrome (PACS), also known as long-COVID.”
TAGS: COVID-19, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute

Tips on how to prevent dementia as we grow older
“Dr. Howard Chertkow, the Chair of Cognitive Neurology and Innovation at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute shares some of his most important …”
TAGS: dementia, cognitive neurology, Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute