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UM researchers develop handheld test for chronic kidney disease

Researchers at the University of Manitoba have developed a credit card-sized device to test for chronic kidney disease so compact and inexpensive that patients will be able to take the test at home. Test results would be available in just five minutes from a handheld device, called the Microfluidic Albumin Testing Lab on Chip (MATLOC).

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Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) – April 15

A Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students): Congratulations! We are almost at the close of an extraordinary school year, and you’ve shown incredible flexibility and tenacity. Well done, Bisons! As we head into Winter exams, please take some time to review the exam resources that have been designed specifically for this remote learning period. Also consider the technology tips and resources that were developed to help you navigate virtual exams successfully. Lastly, I cannot stress enough how important it is to familiarize yourself with the University’s expectations regarding Academic Integrity and the five values that guide us in undertaking academic work: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility and courage. Further information, resources and helpful tips are found at this site.


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