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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 »

Rotten egg set wheels in motion

Rotten egg set wheels in motion

Dr. Rui Wang, vice-president of research, economic development and innovation at Lakehead University’s Thunder Bay campus, and his team of researchers have discovered connections between hydrogen sulfide and low oxygen-related… Read more »

HP Xenon MRI: The next  giant leap in imaging?

HP Xenon MRI: The next giant leap in imaging?

Post-grad Ian Ball (left) and graduate student Tao Li conducting studies on hyperpolarized xenon gas as a “contrast” for MRI imaging. Mitch Albert (right), a pioneer in the field, will… Read more »

Pap testing stalled at 72.4 per cent

Pap testing stalled at 72.4 per cent

According to the most recent data available, the participation rate for Pap testing in northwestern Ontario is 72.4 per cent – just shy of the provincial average of 72.5 per cent,… Read more »

New VP of research has big plans for Thunder Bay

New VP of research has big plans for Thunder Bay

Dr. Michael Wood, the new vice-president of research at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, is planning to help bring the hospital and the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute to… Read more »

Cancer research wins competition

Cancer research wins competition

Rna Diagnostics Inc., a cancer diagnostics research company co-founded by Sudbury-based researcher Dr. Amadeo Parissenti, claimed the top prize earlier this year at a new business venture competition in Toronto.Rna… Read more »

Noted MRI scientist joins Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute

Noted MRI scientist joins Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute

Dr. Mitchell Albert has joined Lakehead University and the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute as a professor and research chair. Recruited to Thunder Bay from the University of Massachusetts, Mitchell… Read more »

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