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Strategic partnership kicks off new research program

By Brian ColeMarch 5, 2021 A number of local research projects will soon get the green light, thanks to a new strategic partnership between the Victoria General Hospital Foundation and … Continue reading

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Winnipeg med-tech companies tackle COVID-19

By Brian ColeJanuary 5, 2021 Four months ago, Research Manitoba made a number of strategic investments in several local companies as part of the province’s bid to tackle the novel … Continue reading

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Steroids shown to reduce mortality among COVID-19 patients by 12 per cent

By Brian ColeFall, 2020 Treating COVID-19 patients with corticosteroids may reduce mortality by as much as 12 per cent, says a local physician who is supervising several clinical trials on … Continue reading

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Q & A with Wanda Phillips-Beck, Manitoba’s first Indigenous Research Chair in Nursing

Research TodaySummer, 2020Wanda Phillips-Beck knew early on in life that she wanted to work in health care. But it wasn’t until she completed her third year at the University of … Continue reading

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Bright future: An Iranian student who came to Canada five years ago to further his education has evolved into one of this country’s most promising young scientists

By Brian ColeSummer, 2020 As a young university student in his native Iran, Javad Alizadeh was intrigued by the study of living organisms.  “From the very beginning, I was very … Continue reading

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Young scientists get valuable experience working on COVID-19 clinical trials

By Brian ColeSummer, 2020 In addition to providing patients with access to experimental therapies, the COVID-19 clinical trials now underway in Manitoba are also helping to enhance this province’s research … Continue reading

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Stepping Up: Manitoba research team focuses on testing potential therapies for COVID-19

By Brian ColeSummer, 2020 By early March, it was becoming increasingly clear that the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 would not be contained. Just a few months earlier, the virus … Continue reading

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Re-engineering SARS-CoV-2: How deconstructing the virus that causes COVID-19 could lead to a new vaccine

By Brian ColeSummer, 2020 The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is nothing if not clever. Like other viruses, this one is a light traveller, carrying just enough genetic material to replicate … Continue reading

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Research Manitoba supports scholarship in memory of Winnipeg scientist Forough Khadem

By Brian ColeSpring, 2020 Research Manitoba is donating $17,850 to a scholarship fund that is being established in memory of Forough Khadem, the Winnipeg scientist who was killed earlier this … Continue reading

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