Dr. Shashi Gujar, a scientist with the Department of Pathology at Dal, together with partners in France, Demark, Germany, the United States and India, is examining whether the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 could be repurposed as the next generation of cancer immunotherapy.
Thumbing through Dr. Rishi Gupta’s Reflections of a Pupil, published as an ophthalmology textbook, it’s clear this is no ordinary course reading. Chapter headings like “Never Operate on the Wrong Eye,” “Put me in, Coach!” and “Don’t Smoosh the Eye” are dead giveaways.
Black people are living in a moment with multiple public health crises: COVID-19, police brutality and anti-Black racism. Racism impacts our health; racist responses to COVID-19 continue to place all of us at greater risk.
Dr. Sandra Meier, the Canada Research Chair in Psychopathology and Youth Mental Health, is working to use smartphones to monitor the impacts of social distancing and isolation on youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Second year medical students across the country with an established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge were recognized on August 27th with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award. Freddy Lee was named the 2020 recipient from Dalhousie Medical School.
The Canada's Children's Hospital Foundations (CCHF) announced today the launch of a ground-breaking partnership with the Sobey Foundation and Sobey Inc. to address the critical need for early interventions in child and youth mental health. "A Family of Support" Child and Youth Mental Health Initiative will fund local mental health programs to support specific provincial needs at 13 Canadian children's hospitals, among them, the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.
New research out of Dalhousie University, St. Michael’s Hospital, and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), forecasts delaying access in Canada to a new cystic fibrosis therapy, called Trikafta, could result in avoidable death.
On July 1, Dr. Paul Atkinson became Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick’s new Assistant Dean of Research, succeeding Dr. Anthony (Tony) Reiman who inaugurated the position and helped build the now thriving research enterprise at DMNB over the past 11 years.