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Tornado Medical Systems on a hiring spree in Thunder Bay

Tornado Medical Systems on a hiring spree in Thunder Bay

Tornado Medical Systems (TMS) is recruiting senior and junior software developers, senior and junior electrical, mechanical and optical engineers, and experienced engineering project managers for its Thunder Bay product development… Read more »

Chloroquine eyed as anti-cancer drug

Chloroquine eyed as anti-cancer drug

Dr. Hoyun Lee, a career scientist at Sudbury Regional Hospital’s Regional Cancer Program, sees hope for chloroquine as cancer drug. Dr. Hoyun Lee, a career scientist at Sudbury Regional Hospital’s… Read more »

Algae eyed as source of nutraceuticals and biodiesel

Algae eyed as source of nutraceuticals and biodiesel

Laura Douglas, a Masters student at Laurentian University, and Judith Girulis, a PhD in Biochemistry, are members of the research team working toward the development of a commercial-scale bioreactor to… Read more »

PhD student unravels mystery of flaxseed oil

PhD student unravels mystery of flaxseed oil

Alison Buckner, a PhD student at Laurentian University, is conducting research on the effects of flaxseed oil on cancer cells. Allison Buckner, a PhD student at Laurentian University, has confirmed… Read more »

Researchers co-ordinate multi-site brain study

Researchers co-ordinate multi-site brain study

Brain study participants, left to right, are John Clack, study facilitator and occupational therapist at St. Joseph’s Care Group in Thunder Bay; Melissa Felteau, co-investigator, clinical research educator and meditation… Read more »

Researchers make important discovery

Researchers make important discovery

Amadeo Parissenti, left, and Baoqing Guo discovered a correlation between RNA degradation and responsiveness of tumours to chemotherapy agents. Amadeo Parissenti and a team of researchers at Sudbury Regional Hospital’s… Read more »

Institute pioneers new MRI technology

Institute pioneers new MRI technology

Left to right are Dr. Jae Kim; Ken Bittle, chair of the board, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation; and Glenn Craig, president and CEO, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences… Read more »

Program develops research expertise

Program develops research expertise

Sudbury’s Joyce Helmer was one of 40 international indigenous scholars selected to attend the recent, inaugural Indigenous Summer Research Institute at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. By… Read more »

Thunder Bay acquires cutting edge PET-CT device

Thunder Bay acquires cutting edge PET-CT device

A state-of-the-art PET-CT scanner acquired in June by the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute, an arm’s length corporate entity established by the city’s Regional Cancer Centre, underscores the city’s emergence… Read more »

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