List/Grid Tag Archives: Europe

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

From Northern Ontario Business The trial for a new tool to help determine if chemotherapy is shrinking a tumour has begun in Europe, and all the test samples are being… Read more »

Sault doc completes 170-kilometre trail run through the Alps

Sault doc completes 170-kilometre trail run through the Alps

Dr. Mir Shafiee, a clinical nephrologist at Sault Area Hospital, completed one of the most challenging runs in the world this past summer, the 170-kilometre Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. Starting in… 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 »

NOSM hosts international Recruit and Retain Conference

NOSM hosts international Recruit and Retain Conference

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) hosted an international conference in January aimed at sharing strategies for attracting health-care professionals and other public sector workers to underserved areas. The… Read more »

NOSM to host major world conference next year

NOSM to host major world conference next year

The year 2012 is quickly approaching, and it promises to be an exciting one for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). Next October, NOSM will host Rendez-Vous 2012, a… Read more »

Speaker addresses gender in medicine

Speaker addresses gender in medicine

Dr. Susan Phillips presented some thought-provoking information during a presentation entitled, “Is Evidence Enough? Gender in Medical Research, Practice and Education,” as part of a Northern Ontario School of Medicine… Read more »

Thunder Bay pioneers HIFU

Thunder Bay pioneers HIFU

Scientists at the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute are taking the first steps toward the introduction of a new, non-invasive medical procedure for treating uterine fibroids, tumours and neurodegenerative diseases… Read more »

Sleep doc urges group counselling for insomniacs

Sleep doc urges group counselling for insomniacs

Dr. Stuart Holtby, a specialist in sleep medicine, is urging the health-care community to wake up and take insomnia seriously. The founder and director of the Northern Nights Sleep Disorder… Read more »

Sudbury firm fills niche in clinical trial management

Sudbury firm fills niche in clinical trial management

From molecule to marketed product, Barbara Ward knows the satisfaction of seeing investigational medicine in clinical trials evolve into a potentially life-saving treatment. As director of Sudbury-based Medicor Research Inc.,… Read more »

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