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Dr. Zahra Moussavi, named one of Canada’s top 100 most powerful women, speaks at the Empowering Women session

Research and International

Canada Research Chair announcement highlights neurodegenerative dementia research program

November 17, 2022 — 
UM researcher Dr. Zahra Moussavi announced as Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Tier 1.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Three Minute Thesis challengers announced – mark your calendars!

February 9, 2022 — 
Come support our graduate students at three exciting heats!

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Man sleeping

Simple, fast, wide-awake diagnosis of sleep apnea could enable better surgical care and improve sleep

June 3, 2021 — 
New technology developed at UM can tell patients if they have OSA in 30 seconds, just by analysis of their breathing sounds while they are wide awake

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Wpg Free Press: U of M team believes method can quickly, accurately diagnose bipolar disorder, depression

April 4, 2019 — 
"What we’d like to do is commercialize this thing, if possible."


Mohammad Reza Kazemian

Bacteria, get out of my kitchen

June 14, 2018 — 
Graduate student Mohammad Reza Kazemian has found a way to banish bacteria from cooking surfaces

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Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan is shown the cosmos by Canada Research Chair Samar Safi-Harb. Safi-Harb and Dean of Science Stefi Baum received funding today from CFI

Putting new tools in the hands of leading Canadian scientists

October 12, 2017 — 
More than $554 million for new labs and equipment to help Canadian researchers discover, innovate and train

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Dr. Zahra Moussavi, Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, is receiving $1,737,960 for her project on investigating the efficacy of high-frequency rTMS treatment for Alzheimer's disease

The Conversation: Experimental brain technology can rewind Alzheimer’s disease

September 21, 2017 — 
Alzheimer’s disease is considered a global challenge of the century. Alzheimer’s disease is a thief.

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Sun: Manitoba researcher leads Alzheimer’s clinical trial

December 13, 2016 — 
Dr. Zahra Moussavi, from the University of Manitoba’s engineering faculty, received $1.738 million Tuesday from the Weston Brain Institute


Diana Nicholson – 2016 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient

Announcing the recipient of a 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Young Alumni

February 29, 2016 — 
Diana Nicholson is unafraid to go where she’s needed most and work with people in crisis, including those surrounded by disease, disaster and armed conflict.

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The 3MT Final Competition is Feb. 25 from 7-9 p.m. Chris Cadonic, biomedical engineering master's student, is one of the 12 graduate students who will be presenting their research at the event

Graduate students who really know their stuff

February 17, 2016 — 
Twelve finalists made it through the 3MT heats and move on to compete in the final competition on Thursday, Feb. 25

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