Daily media digest September 7, 2017

“The company has also worked with such groups on P.E.I. as the EmerGence biotech incubator. So far, Moin said the brothers have not raised external …”
TAGS: biotechnology


Newswise (press release)
“Newswise — Hamilton, Ont. (Sept.5, 2017) – Research has shown most frail elderly patients want to maintain quality of life rather than prolong it, but …”
TAGS: Elder care, Frailty, Research, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences


IBD News Today
“Humira is approved in 90 countries and used by more than one million patients worldwide. According to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, there are about …”
TAGS: Crohn’s and Colitis, health coverage


Marketwired (press release)
“Regional provincial health authorities, the BC Centre for Disease Control … The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and … “
TAGS: Genome, Provincial Health Services Authority, precision health


Digital Journal
““It’s a great time to be a startup company operating in Alberta’s health innovation space,” said TEC Edmonton CEO Chris Lumb. “Merck Canada will …”
TAGS: Merck Canada, technology


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… Cineplex Entertainment, the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, the University of Waterloo and The Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation … “
TAGS: The Hospital for Sick Children, Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation


“According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, there are 564,000 Canadians living with dementia today. This number also includes Alzheimer’s … “
TAGS: Dementia, Alzheimer Society of Canada


The Globe and Mail
“Sean Hill, the inaugural director of the Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics at CAMH in Toronto, poses along with an image of a brain scan in his …”
TAGS: mental health, CAMH, Health scientists, AI


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Alliance of Canadian Comprehensive Research Universities welcomes the actions taken by Honourable Kirsty Duncan in response to the …”
TAGS: Kirsty Duncan, fundamental science review


Newswise (press release)
“… the Centre was jointly conceived by its three partner organizations: The Hospital for Sick Children, University Health Network, and the University of …”
TAGS: UHN, University Health Network, Heart Research


Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“(Supplied/University of Saskatchewan/Canadian Light Source) … Karen Chad, vice-president of research at the U of S, said Boland’s hire “is another …”
TAGS: research facility, Mark Boland, University of Saskatchewan


PR Newswire (press release)
“Dr. Roy Eagleson is a Full Professor of Engineering at The University of Western Ontario, is an Associate member of the UWO Brain and Mind Institute, … “
TAGS: neuromuscular injection, technology, pain relief


The Globe and Mail
“The University of Toronto was the highest ranked university in Canada in … The program was open to foreign researchers or Canadian researchers …”
TAGS: University of Toronto, McMaster University, McGill University Centre (RI-MUHC), University of Alberta


Excalibur Online
“The grant money will go towards research in the faculties of Health and Science. | Courtesy of YFile …”
TAGS: CIHR, York University, Grants, Dr. Peng


Hill Times
“split up responsibility for Indigenous issues in an Aug. 28 cabinet shuffle, reassigning now-former health minister Jane Philpott (Markham-Stouffville, …”
TAGS: Indigenous affairs, Health Canada


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“… (CMPA)’s recently-launched subsidiary Saegis, together with the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine, Continuing Professional Development”
TAGS: safer opiod prescribing, chronic pain, Saegis, University of Toronto


“Global health officials are grappling with epidemics of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease and now a major study is warning that a genetic connection … “
TAGS: diabetes, heart disease, genes


(Nasdaq: VTVT)
“announced today that JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, will … “
TAGS: JDRF, study Type 1 Diabetes