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Addiction-related ER visits skyrocket in Sioux Lookout

Addiction-related ER visits skyrocket in Sioux Lookout

Study cites unmet community-based services and outpatient needs A five-year retrospective study of emergency department use at Sioux Lookout’s Meno Ya Win Health Centre has revealed a 73 per cent… Read more »

Research aims for early diagnosis of Parkinson’s

Research aims for early diagnosis of Parkinson’s

Radiopharmaceutical shows promise for measuring GCase levels A research team at the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute’s Molecular Imaging Lab is working on the development of ground-breaking imaging technology to… Read more »

Research program celebrates 100 papers

Research program celebrates 100 papers

Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program makes contribution to First Nation health care in northwest The Anishinaabe Bimaadiziwin Research Program (ABRP), a joint initiative of Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre… Read more »

CCAC shares learnings about Dementia Village

CCAC shares learnings about Dementia Village

Dutch model of care for people with dementia superior to institutional setting The objective of developing a toolbox of best practices for case managers serving seniors with dementia was the… Read more »

Academic culture takes root in Northern Ontario

Academic culture takes root in Northern Ontario

$7 million a year in research and clinical innovation funding available to Northern Ontario physicians The great expanse of Northern Ontario and the distances separating physicians in the region from… Read more »

AMRIC puts Sudbury on the research map

AMRIC puts Sudbury on the research map

Renovations to former St. Theresa Catholic School scheduled for September The Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC), the research arm of Health Science North (HSN) in Sudbury, is on… Read more »

Passion for education bears fruit in drug discovery

Passion for education bears fruit in drug discovery

Sheetal Pundir makes leap from extreme poverty to join AMRIC research team in Sudbury Sheetal Pundir marvels at things most North Americans take for granted. Cold and hot water coming… Read more »

NOAMA provides $5 million in funding for clinical research

NOAMA provides $5 million in funding for clinical research

Funding fosters a culture of research and innovation In the last five years, the Northern Ontario Academic Medicine Association (NOAMA) has facilitated funding for 84 physician-driven research and innovation projects… Read more »

Rare infection in northwest prompts vaccine development

Rare infection in northwest prompts vaccine development

Rise in Hia rates may be result of serotype replacement Dr. Marina Ulanova, a researcher and associate professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) in Thunder Bay, and… Read more »

Orthopedic surgeons fund research to reduce amputations

Orthopedic surgeons fund research to reduce amputations

$2.1 million donation aims to trim amputation rates in northwest A group of seven orthopedic surgeons at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre wants to change the fact that amputation… Read more »

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