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Portrait of Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie.

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UM researcher wins Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research

February 1, 2023 — 
A University of Manitoba researcher is the recipient of the prestigious Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research.

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UM study evaluates Living with Hope class for those who have attempted suicide 

January 25, 2023 — 
A research team at UM is conducting the first study in Canada to assess whether participating in a novel 12-week “psychoeducational skills class” helps to reduce suicidal thoughts and behaviours in adults who have made a recent suicide attempt.

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Rady women build leadership skills through Martha Donovan funding

January 24, 2023 — 
Six faculty members and students have received support for leadership training as winners of Winnipeg Foundation Martha Donovan Women's Leadership Development Awards.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pediatric and pregnancy clinical trials training network to launch

January 19, 2023 — 
A scientist from the University of Manitoba has been awarded a national training network to help prepare the next generation of researchers to run clinical trials in the areas of pregnancy and pediatrics.

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Researchers from UM, Central Africa team up to investigate mpox

January 10, 2023 — 
Scientists from the University of Manitoba and the National Biomedical Research Institute in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are joining forces to investigate the recent global spread of mpox (formerly known as monkeypox) and the evolving virus that causes the illness.   

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Dr. Lisa Lix sits at a table and uses a laptop. On a screen behind her are six graphs.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Data Quality Detective

January 4, 2023 — 
Lisa Lix [M.Sc./91, PhD/95] took an unusual path to becoming an internationally recognized biostatistician.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Holiday Message from Dean Peter Nickerson

December 23, 2022 — 
As 2022 draws to a close, I want to wish everyone in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community, and your loved ones, a healthy and restful holiday season.

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Six grad students receive Rady Dean’s Prize

December 6, 2022 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to six exceptional graduate students in 2022.

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Rady Faculty research projects receive $6.9-M in CIHR funding

November 28, 2022 — 
Six studies led by Rady Faculty of Health Sciences researchers received nearly $7 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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CBC Future 40 list highlights UM big thinkers and change makers

November 22, 2022 — 
CBC Manitoba’s Future 40 Awards are back and the announcement comes with a significant list of UM representation.

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