Dr. Alon Friedman of Dalhousie’s Brain Repair Centre, and his research partners at Ben-Gurion University in Israel, and University of California, Berkley, have published two papers in the journal Science Translational Medicine detailing new MRI and EEG techniques to identify blood-brain barrier leaks, as well as a novel treatment that not only helps to alleviate the effects of a leaky blood-brain barrier, but seems to also heal the barrier.
Dr. Stephen Miller, the Faculty of Medicine’s recently appointed Director of Simulation, plans on bringing simulation to the forefront of the medical education continuum in the Maritimes. From undergraduate medical education to continuing professional development, he sees a clear need.
Deidre Taylor - Nova Scotia Health Authority
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
A student’s first day of medical school is a milestone on their journey to becoming a health professional – and one that can leave a lasting impact that may influence their choice in practice specialization later on when selecting a residency or further training.
Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick marked a historic milestone in October with the graduation of their first ever PhD student, Kenneth D’Souza, who pursued his doctoral studies under the supervision of Dr. Petra Kienesberger (Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology).
Whether you’re a planning a trip south and wonder what vaccines you may need, have been diagnosed with diabetes and feel overwhelmed by all the information online, or worry what street drugs are circulating in your teenager’s school, you can learn directly from the experts at Dalhousie’s Mini Medical School
Health researchers from Dal and beyond gathered in late September to mark Global Health Day, sharing their work on various public health initiatives and discussing the impact of those on health outcomes around the world.
Dalhousie University will soon be home to Atlantic Canada’s only Orbitrap Fusion mass spectrometer, a powerful research instrument that will allow researchers to explore new territory in their search for cures for cancer, infectious diseases, autoimmune disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, psychiatric illnesses and many more deadly and debilitating conditions.