Dr. Petra Kienesberger has received a four-year, $260,000 Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada new investigator award and a five-year $685,000 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant to pursue her investigations. Other funding brings the total to just over $1 million.
This July, 40 Indigenous youth from Atlantic Canada and as far away as Quebec and Labrador are attending weeklong health science camps at Dalhousie University, Cape Breton University and St. Francis Xavier University.
Communities across the northern region of Nova Scotia will have access to more family physicians-in-training in just over a year, when Dalhousie Medical School’s newest family medicine teaching site opens on July 1, 2019.
The first PLANS summer camp was launched at Dalhousie in 2014, with start-up funding from the Government of Nova Scotia. It has since expanded to reach more African Nova Scotian youth across the province with camps held at St. Francis Xavier University and Cape Breton University.
Two Dalhousie faculty members have been appointed to Canada's Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB), which regulates the price of patented medicines out of the factory. The new appointees each bring significant subject-matter expertise to the board, including its decisions on whether the “factory gate” prices of patented medicines are excessive.
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