A new $2.1-million investment from the federal government will help Dal researchers, in partnership with the Nova Scotia Health Authority and German medical technology company Brainlab, build on advances in precision cancer-treatment technology and bring them more quickly to patients.
Researchers at Dalhousie and Mount Saint Vincent universities have been awarded $1.5 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research that will help with the development an earlier, more definitive way of diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease.
Through a network called BRIC NS — Building Research for Integrated Primary Health Care, Nova Scotia — Dal researchers are mobilizing health-care professionals, managers, policy makers, learners and citizens in research to re-shape the delivery of care.
Growing up in the Eskasoni First Nation, Karlee Johnson saw first-hand the impact of language and culture barriers in the health-care system. Now, as a Medical Sciences student at Dal, she has her sights set on a career in medicine in her own community.
Sharon Forward (Faculty of Medicine), Eileen Kaiser (Department of Pathology) and Lugene Young (Manager Health Services, Agricultural Campus) are this year's recipients of Dalhousie's top honour for service to students.
Led by Dalhousie's Dr. Scott Halperin (Department of Pediatrics), the Canadian Immunization Research Network is receiving $10 million in renewed funding to continue its important work developing and testing methodologies to evaluate vaccines.
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