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Lorrie Kirshenbaum

Dr. Kirshenbaum named as director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

May 30, 2017 — 
The University of Manitoba and St. Boniface Hospital announce the appointment of Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum as director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre

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New weapon in fight against antibiotic resistance discovered

April 20, 2017 — 
'We have not only defined a new and effective target, we have designed a drug to attack it'

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Kristine Cowley received funding for the Human Spinal Cord Injury Research Centre for Health, Balance and Motor Control, which will -- among other things -- identify how neurons in the human spinal cord contribute to movement and how we can enhance this function after spinal cord injury.

$2.7-M investment from provincial and federal governments for new research infrastructure

March 3, 2017 — 
'These investments will inspire a new generation of young explorers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics'

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Drs. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg (2nd from right) and Grant Pierce (4th from right) were among award winners honoured at the gala in Toronto on Nov. 22, 2016.

U of M physiologist receives Research Canada Leadership Award

November 23, 2016 — 
Dr. Grant Pierce, executive director of research at St. Boniface Hospital, and professor in the department of physiology at the University of Manitoba, has been awarded Research Canada’s 2016 Leadership Award

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Dr. Andrew Halayko.

Breathing made easier

September 15, 2016 — 
Asthma and COPD research pioneer inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

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Sabine Mai

One of Canada’s most powerful women

November 25, 2015 — 
Awards recognize female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors

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Heart cell protein study provides clue to cancer’s “Achilles’ heel”

September 28, 2015 — 
'We are very excited and optimistic this discovery'

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CTV: A way to curb side-effects on heart from a chemo drug

December 16, 2014 — 
'It has huge implications for cancer patients....'

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Lorrie Kirshenbaum

Research and International

Cancer treatment without toxic effects

December 9, 2014 — 
Finding helps prevent heart failure and advances our understanding of other diseases

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

If you overeat, it might be a good idea to exercise

October 8, 2014 — 
Your genes may be more impressionable than once thought

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