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February 2019

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February 2019

Cherise Letson, Huddle Today  –  News
Friday, February 22, 2019
IMPART, a research group at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, is working with Innovatia, the provincial government, the New Brunswick Heart Centre, and Family Plus on the Vulnerability Index Project. The goal of the index is to help doctors get a better understanding of their patient's social circumstances in order to better treat them.
Colleen Cosgrove, QEII Times  –  News
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Dr. Robert Liwski, Dalhousie University pathology professor and director of the QEII's Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) lab, and his team have found a way to reduce the time it takes to confirm an organ match by 70 per cent.
Jennifer Lewandowski  –  News
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Dr. OmiSoore H. Dryden, an interdisciplinary scholar working at the intersections of health science, social science and humanities, has been named Dalhousie's James Robinson Johnston (JRJ) Chair in Black Canadian Studies. The Chair will be located in the Faculty of Medicine's Department of Community Health & Epidemiology.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Dr. Thomas Pulinilkunnil's laboratory at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick examines cellular metabolism to understand and treat complex diseases, such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Kenneth Conrad (with files from Genome Atlantic)  –  News
Monday, February 11, 2019
A new research project led by researchers in Dalhousie University's Department of Psychiatry will explore the genetic factors that play a role in bipolar disorder (BD). Drs. Martin Alda and Rudolf Uher say their work could lead to new clinical tools to better diagnose and treat the disease.
Michele Charlton  –  News
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Seven researchers from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Health Authority and the IWK Health Centre are receiving a combined $3.4 million investment from the Government of Canada through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Program.