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Academic-industry research projects promote economic development

By Brian ColeAugust 19, 2021 Innovation is key to economic development. But small companies can sometimes find it difficult to access the kind of research support they need to turn … Continue reading

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A Brandon University researcher is working to devise a blood test for breast cancer, a move that would effectively revolutionize diagnosis and treatment of the disease

By Brian ColeAugust 19, 2021 Cell biologist Mousumi Majumder arrived at Brandon University in 2016 with one goal in mind: to develop a simple blood test that would reveal the … Continue reading

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Robots allow family members to ‘drop in’ on loved ones living with dementia

By Brian ColeMarch 5, 2021 A woman learns that her mother has just been diagnosed with mild to moderate dementia. Naturally, she wants to do everything she can to support … Continue reading

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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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