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Rehearsing for reality

May 4, 2021 — 
Being unsure of what to expect on the day of an operation can fill some patients with dread.

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Health-care innovators partner to launch online program aimed at combatting COVID-19 related illness

May 4, 2021 — 
The Wellness Institute, an internationally-recognized lifestyle medicine leader, announced that it is has been awarded one of Research Manitoba’s COVID-19 Proof of Concept Grants to evaluate the outcomes of its digital lifestyle intervention program

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3MT winner cites passion for research as driving force in competition

April 22, 2021 — 
Nolan De Leon, a graduate student who is an aspiring physician won first place and the Archie McNicol Prize at the University of Manitoba Three Minute Thesis finals on April 21, 2021

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Medical students Tessa Bortoluzzi, Madeline Robinson, Michael Paille and Sarah Unrau on a Zoom call.

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Medical students lobby province for universal coverage of contraception

April 22, 2021 — 
A group of Max Rady College of Medicine students is calling on the provincial government to implement universal coverage of all contraception for Manitobans.

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Civility Saves Lives Manitoba campaign calls for respect in the clinical learning environment

April 20, 2021 — 
A group of students, residents, faculty and staff from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is working to promote respect and civility in the clinical learning environment with a new campaign. 

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No link between epidurals during labour and autism in children, study finds

April 19, 2021 — 
Receiving an epidural for pain relief in labour does not increase the child’s risk of autism spectrum disorder, a UM study shows. The findings contradict those of a widely criticized California study.

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UM researchers develop handheld test for chronic kidney disease

April 16, 2021 — 
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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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Global health citizen

April 14, 2021 — 
As a renowned epidemiologist, Prabhat Jha [MD/88] leads massive research studies around the world, including projects in Sierra Leone, Ethiopia and India.

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Virtual 3MT competition in 2020.

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3MT finals on April 21

April 13, 2021 — 
Mark your calendars – the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) final competition is coming up

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Connor Hellebuyck and Melanie MacKinnon named NHL’s Co-First Stars of the Week

April 12, 2021 — 
The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, today announced that goaltender Connor Hellebuyck and the First Nations Pandemic Rapid Response Team’s Melanie MacKinnon have been named the NHL's Co-First Stars of the Week for the week ending April 11, 2021.

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