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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 »

Thunder Bay scientist searches for genetic markers for cancer

Thunder Bay scientist searches for genetic markers for cancer

Is there a way to detect cancer using genetic biomarkers – and treat it – before it even becomes cancer? That was the question Gabriel D. Dakubo tackled as an… Read more »

Ministry funds research on vulnerable populations

Ministry funds research on vulnerable populations

Laurentian University’s Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (CraNHR) has received funding of over $3 million from the of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Health System Research… Read more »

Canadian scientists leading the way in ALS research

Canadian scientists leading the way in ALS research

Work focused on improving patient quality of life Canada is leading the way in research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurodegenerative disease for which there is no cure…. Read more »

Technology solution helps seniors remain at home

Technology solution helps seniors remain at home

Care Link Advantage solution includes sensors, door contacts, cameras and emergency communication device. An independent living solution developed by Sudbury-based Care Link Advantage has been embraced by New Brunswick’s Department… Read more »

TBRRI focuses on patient-centred research

TBRRI focuses on patient-centred research

TBRHSC ranks in Top 40 Research Hospitals in Canada Live in a remote community and need long distance therapy after a stroke? Yes, there’s an app for that – or… Read more »

Research centre focuses on vaccine development

Research centre focuses on vaccine development

Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada at Health Sciences North seeks $53 million The recently established Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada (AMRIC), the research arm of Health Sciences North… Read more »

Research targets shortage of aboriginal nurses

Research targets shortage of aboriginal nurses

Developing Supportive Work and Educational Environments for Aboriginal Nurses The Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research at Lakehead University is carrying out a study aimed at increasing the number… Read more »

Heart failure clinic shows positive results

Heart failure clinic shows positive results

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Canada. As the outcome of heart attack patients is improved, the incidence of heart failure increases. Northeastern Ontario’s aging… Read more »

Research institute appoints new CEO

Research institute appoints new CEO

Dr. Michael Wood, CEO of Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute. Dr. Michael Wood has been appointed CEO of the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute (TBRRI). He also serves as vice-president… Read more »

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