April 2016

Welcome to the April Issue of NRx

UHN Research As UHN's monthly research newsletter, NRx reports on the full spectrum of research from UHN's five research institutes: the Princess Margaret (PM) Cancer Centre, the Toronto General Research Institute (TGRI), the Krembil Research Institute (Krembil), the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI) and the Techna Institute (Techna).

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Christopher J. Paige, PhD, FCAHS
Executive Vice President, Science and Research
University Health Network

Cancer: MRI Screening Recommended
Early screening prevents breast cancer-related death among childhood cancer survivors.
Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis Made Simple
Convenient at-home device can be used to accurately diagnose sleep apnea.
Toolbox: Insight in Vision Research
Scientist develops a powerful cell tracking tool to advance research into restoring vision.
Critical Illness: Path to Recovery
A new model can determine the risk of disability after treatment in the intensive care unit.
Diabetes: Drug also Benefits Heart
Diabetes drug could lower risk of heart attacks and strokes by inhibiting blood clotting.
Funding Patient-Oriented Research
UHN Researchers to participate in research networks for improved care for chronic pain.

AACR Honours Cancer Researcher
Dr. John Dick named Fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
Dr. Husain Named Executive Director
Inaugural Ted Rogers Centre Executive Director to guide world-class heart research.
Genome Canada Funding
Dr. Wang gains support from the Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP).
Lupus Researcher Honoured
Dr. Murray Urowitz receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from Lupus Ontario

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