From killing brain cancer tumours with ultrasound-induced bubbles to curing blindness with bioengineered corneal tissue, Dalhousie researchers are set to pursue life-changing health innovations with $4.8 million in new Project Grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
More than just end of life care and pain management, palliative care can often be the forgotten or misunderstood tool in the healthcare system. As our province faces an aging population and the country’s highest cancer rates, and with grief amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald, the newly appointed J & W Murphy Foundation Endowed Chair in Palliative Care, has a simple message.
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, 2022, with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award.
Five Dalhousie faculty members were among more than 60 Nova Scotians awarded Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal last week in recognition of significant service to the province, particularly during the pandemic.
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