Daily Media Digest September 8, 2023

UHN is the first laboratory in Canada to use Optical Genome Mapping to diagnose Acute Myeloid Leukemia
The Pathology Report
“The Cancer Cytogenetics Laboratory at UHN hit a significant milestone in August, becoming the first… new technology that allows UHN’s Cytogenetics Lab to look for structural and numeric genome…”
KEYWORDS: medical technology, genetics, University Health Network

A “smorgasbord” of cancer research, treatment, and life philosophy
The Ottawa Hospital Foundation
“Dr. Mark Clemons’ keen sense of humour… led the creation of REaCT (Rethinking Clinical Trials), which helps remove barriers for patients participating in clinical trials.”
KEYWORDS: clinical trial, patients, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)

Talk therapy with other moms an effective treatment for postpartum depression, McMaster research shows
Brighter World
“An innovative model of care that offers new mothers psychotherapy delivered by other mothers who have also experienced postpartum depression (PPD)…”
KEYWORDS: women’s health, mental health, McMaster University

How we see the world in 3D
“The Cellular Neurobiology Research Unit… key mechanism involved in the growth of nerve cells that are critical to mediate binocular vision, which allows us to see the world in 3D.”
KEYWORDS: vision, Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM), Université de Montréal

New program enhances support for nurses
Hamilton Health Sciences Share
“For many people, the first days, weeks and even years of their career can feel daunting… launch an innovative new program called the Virtual Nurse-to-Nurse (N2N) Support Line.”
KEYWORDS: health care providers, Hamilton Health Sciences

Leading researchers recognized by Royal Society of Canada
“Seven leading University of Alberta researchers in diverse fields have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada, the country’s oldest and most prestigious…”
KEYWORDS: Royal Society of Canada (RSC), research excellence, University of Alberta