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Dr. Janilyn Arsenio leans against a counter in her lab. Items used for scientific research sit on shelves behind her and on the counter.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

The Winnipeg Foundation funds innovative groundbreaking research at Rady

July 16, 2024 — 
Two research teams at have received grants to advance research in brain injury and sepsis. These innovative projects will tackle pressing health challenges and pave the way for future breakthroughs.

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Physician checks out toddler being held by mom.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ongomiizwin – Health Services welcome gathering

July 11, 2024 — 
Discover Ongomiizwin -  Health Services and its commitment to equity in health care.

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Camila Oda Jallime standing next to her research poster in brodie atrium

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Grad students showcase their health research, network at annual event on Bannatyne

July 8, 2024 — 
More than 180 graduate students presented their work in a poster competition, networked with colleagues and mentors, heard from innovative speakers and were recognized for their accomplishments through awards presentations during this years’ annual Manitoba Student Health Research Forum (MSHRF), June 17-19.  “This year it was bigger and better,” said Dr. Samantha Pauls

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A female doctor talks with a little girl about her health during a medial appointment. She is dressed semi-casually and has a stethoscope around her neck.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

National network to accelerate research for rare diseases in kids

July 5, 2024 — 
A group of researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) has leadership roles in a national initiative to accelerate research and treatment for rare diseases in children. 

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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, invests 10 Officers (O.C.) and 13 Members (C.M.). into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on 6 May 2022. The Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest honours. Appointments are made for sustained achievement at three levels: Companion, Officer and Member. Officers and Members may be elevated within the Order in recognition of further achievements, based on continued exceptional or extraordinary service to Canada. Credit/Mention de source: Sgt Mathieu St-Amour, Rideau Hall, OSGG-BSGG Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Alumni

Members of UM community appointed to Order of Canada

July 4, 2024 — 
On June 27, 2024, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including one Companion, 16 Officers, two Honorary Officers and 64 Members.

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Dr. Harvey Chochinov

Alumni

Meet the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award for Academic Innovation

July 2, 2024 — 
Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov [MD/83, PhD/98] is the recipient of the 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award for Academic Innovation. 

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Estelle Simons smiling at a podium.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM pediatric pioneer in immunology and allergy named to Order of Canada

June 27, 2024 — 
Estelle Simons [B.Sc./65, MD/69], professor emerita at the Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, has been named to the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest honours. 

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Research and International

UM researcher awarded funding from Research Manitoba and the Alzheimer’s Society Research Program

June 24, 2024 — 
Dr. Jillian Stobart from the College of Pharmacy has been awarded the Alzheimer Society Research Program New Investigator Grant of $200,000, over four years, from the Alzheimer Society of Canada and Research Manitoba.

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a red heart held in a person's hands

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Winnipeg Free Press: A heart-racing experience

June 23, 2024 — 
A heart-racing experience

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Research and International

UM and UBC lead groundbreaking research to improve gut health

June 23, 2024 — 
Researchers from the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia have secured a $250,000 grant from the Government of Canada through the New Frontiers in Research Fund (Exploration) to lead a groundbreaking project aimed at developing new treatments for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. The University of Alberta is also involved as a partner.

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