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Terry Klassen is the director of TREKK.

Wpg Free Press: U of M researcher helps develop child head-injury protocol

July 10, 2018 — 
A team of researchers from across Canada — including the head of the University of Manitoba’s pediatrics department — announced an improved method

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Breastmilk sugars may help prevent food allergies

July 5, 2018 — 
Study demonstrates positive effects of breastfeeding.


Dr. Tamra Werbowetski-Ogilvie, Canada Research Chair in Neuro-oncology and Human Stem Cells

Study finds brain tumour cells are killed by targeting marker

July 5, 2018 — 
U of M research has found a marker on a common brain tumour is linked to drug responsiveness

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Jean-Eric Ghia.

Dr. Jean-Eric Ghia appointed Honorary Consul of France in Manitoba

July 5, 2018 — 
'In Manitoba, my main role is working on fostering French-Manitoban relations within the cultural, educational, economic, and political sectors'


Matthew Packer [BMus(Perf)/13, BSc/13, BSc(Med)/17, MD/17], Desautels Scholar 2009 – 2012, first-year resident.

The saxophonist will see you now

June 29, 2018 — 
Desautels scholar won music trophy only hours after successful medical school interview

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Photo from iStock.

Signs of risky alcohol use often missed in Manitobans, U of M study finds

June 25, 2018 — 
“Our results show that our systems are doing too little, too late for people suffering from alcohol use disorders."

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U of M study tracks high-risk drinkers’ use of health and other services

June 22, 2018 — 
A groundbreaking Manitoba research study of heavy drinkers’ interactions with the health-care, social service and justice systems will be released on Monday, June 25, 2018.

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Dr. Catherine Cook, Vice Dean, Indigenous Health, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

Wpg. Free Press: Métis doctor recognized for building health links

June 21, 2018 — 
It’s typical of Catherine Cook that she edited a statement to emphasize teamwork in a national award for her work to be announced on National Indigenous Peoples Day

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U of M hosts international conference on Canada’s role in global public health

June 11, 2018 — 
International and Canadian leaders in the field of global public health will gather in Winnipeg on June 12 and 13 to discuss Canada’s role in making a healthier world

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Yang Xin Zi (Cindy) Xu

Solving a problem of the sexes

June 11, 2018 — 
In broad terms, men and women are at greater risk for different diseases. Why?

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