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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 »

HIFU trial announced for uterine fibroids

HIFU trial announced for uterine fibroids

In and out in a day, faster recovery, less risk of complications Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute has been awarded clinical trial funding of $300,000 from the Physician Services Inc…. Read more »

Surgeons moving away from bowel prep

Surgeons moving away from bowel prep

Research adds to mounting evidence Research from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) has added to the mounting evidence that using a mechanical bowel preparation for elective bowel… Read more »

New technology zeros in on blue-green algae

New technology zeros in on blue-green algae

Exposure to cyanobacteria can cause vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, difficulty breathing, dizziness, and numbness in the limbs A Northern Ontario School of Medicine researcher is developing a new method of… Read more »

Research probes First Nation diabetes management

Research probes First Nation diabetes management

Study focused on Manitoulin Island Research by Dr. Marion Maar, an associate professor of medical anthropology at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), has produced good and bad news… Read more »

HSN acquires new DNA sequencing technology

HSN acquires new DNA sequencing technology

An interview with Dr. Rebecca McClure Dr. Rebeccca McClure, a molecular pathologist specializing in DNA testing for diseases, joined the staff of Health Sciences North in Sudbury earlier this summer…. Read more »

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