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Jennifer Lewandowski  –  News
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Dr. OmiSoore H. Dryden, an interdisciplinary scholar working at the intersections of health science, social science and humanities, has been named Dalhousie's James Robinson Johnston (JRJ) Chair in Black Canadian Studies. The Chair will be located in the Faculty of Medicine's Department of Community Health & Epidemiology.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Dr. Thomas Pulinilkunnil's laboratory at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick examines cellular metabolism to understand and treat complex diseases, such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Kenneth Conrad (with files from Genome Atlantic)  –  News
Monday, February 11, 2019
A new research project led by researchers in Dalhousie University's Department of Psychiatry will explore the genetic factors that play a role in bipolar disorder (BD). Drs. Martin Alda and Rudolf Uher say their work could lead to new clinical tools to better diagnose and treat the disease.
Michele Charlton  –  News
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Seven researchers from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK Health Centre are receiving a combined $3.4 million investment from the Government of Canada through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Program.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Based out of the Memory Clinic at the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building, Dr. Mark Gilbert works alongside Dr. Kenneth Rockwood in using portraiture to explore the experiences of people living with dementia and their partners in care.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Whether it's by improving access to clinical care, promoting increased mental health literacy or ensuring the wellness of medical students, the faculty, staff and students at Dalhousie Medical School strive to address the challenges posed by mental health and mental illness in their own unique ways.
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Friday, January 25, 2019
The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada has named Dr. Trudy Taylor its Clinical Teacher of the Year for 2019. Dr. Taylor is an associate professor in the Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine at Dalhousie Medical School who is known across the country for her skill and passion for teaching.
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  News
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Faculty of Medicine associate professor Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo (Pediatrics) co-authors study in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics that examines drug treatments for newborns exposed to opioids during pregnancy.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Monday, January 21, 2019
For the medical school's 150th anniversary, Halifax artist Jo Napier painted portraits of the Dal Med Innovators, 12 men and women recognized for their everlasting contributions to medical education at Dalhousie. Learn about how Napier created the portraits and her passion for women in science.
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Friday, January 18, 2019
A Dal PhD student is the lead author of a vital new study finding that frailty, more so than amyloid plaques and tangles in the brain, is a key risk for developing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
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