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Alison Auld  –  News
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Two leading researchers at Dalhousie have been inducted as Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS), one of the highest honours for members of the country’s health sciences community. Dr. Christine Chambers and Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy are being recognized for their significant contributions to health policy and the promotion of health science.
Jennifer Lewandowski  –  News
Monday, September 13, 2021
2021 marks the 100th anniversary of insulin’s discovery – the first life-saving treatment for diabetes. In the century since its breakthrough, insulin has saved and improved the lives of millions of people with diabetes in Canada and worldwide.
Michele Charlton  –  News
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Seven world-class researchers from Dalhousie have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. This includes three Fellows and four new members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists — one of the largest cohorts ever from the university.
Alison Auld  –  News
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Researchers at Dalhousie University have developed a sustainable, locally produced material that can be stitched into personal protective masks to neutralize certain pathogens, such as coronaviruses and influenza viruses.
Dawn Morrison  –  News
Friday, August 27, 2021
When students, faculty and staff return to the Dal campus in the coming days, it’ll be hard to miss a large, new addition to the Carleton Quad. The Faculties of Health and Medicine have created an innovative, temporary solution to reduced gathering spaces on Carleton — a large, wedding-style tent open to anyone in the Dal Health and Med communities.
Jason Bremner with files from the CMHF  –  News
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Second year medical students with an established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge were recognized on August 25, 2021, with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award.
Jason Bremner with files from the CLSA  –  News
Friday, August 13, 2021
The Government of Canada is investing $61.5 million in the next phase of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA)
Nova Scotia Health  –  News
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Nova Scotia doctors and scientists are partnering with colleagues in New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador to focus on research that will improve cancer outcomes in Atlantic Canada. The group will work together under a joint pilot project over the next two years with the goal of becoming a member of the Terry Fox Research Institute’s new Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network, a pan-Canadian research network to accelerate precision medicine for cancer patients.
Michele Charlton and Jennifer Lewandowski  –  News
Thursday, August 12, 2021
An $800,000 investment has been made in a study that aims to further improve Canada’s identification and response to adverse events people may experience following COVID-19 vaccination across 10 provinces.
Michele Charlton and Jennifer Lewandowski  –  News
Friday, August 6, 2021
Researchers affiliated with Dalhousie, the IWK Health Centre, and Nova Scotia Health have received funding from the federal government through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant program. The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related fundamental or applied knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. It supports research projects proposed and conducted by individual researchers or groups of researchers in all areas of health.
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