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U of S-Led Partnership Launches Anxiety and Depression Research Initiative
University of Saskatchewan | November 17, 2006
Research into anxiety and depression at the University of Saskatchewan receives a $780,000 boost today to develop early diagnosis tools for these debilitating conditions and develop treatments to improve the quality of life of both patients and their caregivers....[continue]

Sharing Art, Spreading Hope
Mount Allison University | October 23, 2006
Fine arts and health are coming together at Mount Allison University in support of a great cause. The department of fine arts and the Student Health Centre are pleased to present the second annual Sharing Art, Spreading Hope event on Wednesday, October 25 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Owens Art Gallery....[continue]

University of Manitoba | October 16, 2006
At the 2006 Fall Convocation, three individuals will be given particular distinction for their work and commitment to the University and the people of Manitoba: Dr. John Foerster, Dr. Garry Martin and Ms Natalie Denesovych....[continue]

Prof studies language usage by health-care professionals
University of Waterloo | October 16, 2006
A University of Waterloo expert in rhetoric heads a study into links between language and how health-care professionals conduct themselves in their dealings with patients and other professionals....[continue]

Health and Social Impacts of Cancer Examined
University of Victoria | October 12, 2006
From clinical research to palliative care, cancer is a presence with a powerful impact....[continue]

Conference Examines Latest Prevention and Treatment Techniques for Child and Teen Obesity
University of Alberta | October 2, 2006
Reducing childhood obesity is the focus of an interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Interprofessional Continuing Education department of the University of British Columbia, in cooperation with BC Children’s Hospital, to be held Oct. 5-7 at the Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites at Stanley Park in Vancouver....[continue]

StFX Announces Hall of Honour Inductees 2006
St. Francis Xavier University | September 28, 2006
StFX has announced the names of the latest inductees to the university's Hall of Honour....[continue]

New department of oncology presents a multidisciplinary approach
McMaster University | September 21, 2006
A new Department of Oncology will enhance McMaster's strength in cancer research and education and facilitate laboratory-based and clinical research interactions across departments, schools and faculties....[continue]

McMaster gears up for Terry Fox Run
McMaster University | September 13, 2006
Great strides have been made in the race against cancer, but there are still many more steps that need to be taken. This Sunday, Sept. 17, thousands of people across Canada will participate in the Terry Fox Run to raise awareness and funding for cancer research....[continue]

Snider appointed as Managing Director of Collaborations for Health
McMaster University | September 11, 2006
Anne Snider has been appointed Managing Director of McMaster University's Collaborations for Health initiative....[continue]

University of Manitoba | July 20, 2006
Three professors from the University of Manitoba are among 82 scholars and scientists who have been elected to the prestigious Royal Society of Canada (RSC)....[continue]

Queen’s oncologist to head Canada’s top cancer research organization
Queen's University | July 13, 2006
Queen’s University Oncology Professor Elizabeth Eisenhauer has been appointed president of the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC)....[continue]

Two Canada Research Chairs for McMaster
McMaster University | July 12, 2006
The breadth and depth of McMaster's research capacity is evident in the latest announcement by the Canada Research Chairs program, awarding one new research chair to behavioural ecologist Sigal Balshine, and renewing Dr. Timothy Whelan's Canada Research Chair in Health Services Research in Cancer....[continue]

Cancer researchers confirm brain tumour genetic subtype informs treatment, predicts outcome
University of Calgary | July 6, 2006
Research confirms that determining the genetic composition of brain cancers can better inform doctors and patients for treatment options and prognosis....[continue]

U of G Prof Makes Advances in Ovarian Cancer Research
University of Guelph | June 6, 2006
University of Guelph researchers have perfected a technique for injecting cancer cells directly into mouse ovaries, a breakthrough that could ultimately improve diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer....[continue]

Four Queen’s cancer researchers receive $1.8 million
Queen's University | May 5, 2006
Four Queen's researchers have received a total of $1,791,308 in new funding from the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)....[continue]

Canadian Cancer Society gives $900,000 boost to Calgary researchers
University of Calgary | May 4, 2006
The Canadian Cancer Society is awarding close to $900,000 to new cancer research projects in Calgary this year....[continue]

Premier Visits Lakehead University's Northern Ontario School of Medicine — Announces Health Care Funding
Lakehead University | April 26, 2006
The Ontario government is strengthening the health care and prosperity of northerners by investing in a new Cancer and Cardiac Research Centre in Thunder Bay, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty announced at the Lakehead University campus of the Northern Ontario Medical School on April 26....[continue]

Queen's Clinical Trials Group appoints new director
Queen's University | April 4, 2006
Canadian hematologist Dr. Ralph Meyer has been appointed the director of the internationally-prominent National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG), based at Queen's University....[continue]

From trade law to genomics: CFI rewards nine outstanding McGill research projects
McGill University | March 27, 2006
On Monday, March 27, McGill University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum and Dr. Eliot Phillipson, President and CEO of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), joined the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry, to announce major new funding for cutting-edge research at Canadian universities....[continue]

Antidepressants may cut risk of colorectal cancer
McGill University | March 7, 2006
Researchers at McGill University have confirmed for the first time in human beings that the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI), the most popular form of antidepressant, may decrease the risk of colorectal tumours....[continue]

Queen’s medical oncologist receives Premier’s Award
Queen's University | February 27, 2006
Queen's Professor of Medicine and Oncology Deborah Dudgeon has been awarded one of six Premier's Awards for exemplifying the extraordinary contribution college graduates make to society....[continue]

Bringing Bone Health to Seniors' Communities: Unique Approach to Help Manage Osteoporosis
University of Western Ontario | November 29, 2005
In time for national osteoporosis month, researchers at The University of Western Ontario are launching a research program aimed at identifying and managing osteoporosis care in a community of seniors in London, Ontario....[continue]

Poxvirus used to fight cancer: malignant human brain tumours ‘cured’ in mice
University of Calgary | November 16, 2005
A cross-Canada scientific collaboration has successfully tested a potent new cancer-fighting virus that eliminates malignant brain tumours and prolongs survival in mice with a single injection....[continue]

$3 million gift establishes new chair in cancer research
University of Calgary | November 4, 2005
A $3 million donation announced Friday will fund a new research chair at the University of Calgary in psychosocial oncology – the treatment of the psychological, emotional, spiritual and quality-of-life issues affecting cancer patients and their families....[continue]

Announcing: New chair for Faculty of Medicine
McGill University | October 17, 2005
The prognosis is promising for McGill's Faculty of Medicine with the establishment of the Robert Kinch Chair in Women's Health....[continue]

Expert Alert: Breast Cancer Month
McGill University | October 3, 2005
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women; this year more than 21,000 will develop breast cancer....[continue]

Sharing Art, Spreading Hope
Mount Allison University | September 26, 2005
Mount Allison and Sackville-based artists are donating their work and time for a good cause....[continue]

Carleton U. Adjunct Professor Wins Career Achievement Award from Ottawa Life Sciences Council
Carleton University | September 26, 2005
Carleton University Adjunct Professor of Physics, Dr. G. Peter Raaphorst, has won the Ottawa Life Sciences Council (OLSC) Career Achievement award....[continue]

New cancer research pavilion for McGill
McGill University | September 16, 2005
The battle against cancer has moved one more step forward thanks to new funding at McGill. The Quebec Ministry of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade today announced a $14-million contribution to the McGill Cancer Research Pavilion, bringing together for the first time more than 200 basic cancer researchers....[continue]

Queen's Quarterly honoured
Queen's University | September 7, 2005
Queen's Quarterly magazine has received a Silver Medal in the Essays category of the National Magazine Awards for My Uncles Didn't Dance (Vol. III), by Newfoundland writer Marjorie Doyle....[continue]

School of Music Upcoming Events: September and October 2005
Brandon University | September 2, 2005
BU School of Music pro series....[continue]



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