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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

UM researcher discovers sex-related differences of immune T-cells

May 15, 2024 — 
Dr. Janilyn Arsenio’s leading-edge research is trying to understand the differences between male and female immune T-cells, a type of white blood cell that helps the immune system fight germs and protect against disease.

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Dr. Christopher Pascoe

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

CBC Manitoba: Air quality and the UM AirSAFE Research Centre

May 13, 2024 — 
CBC Manitoba: Air quality and the UM AirSAFE Research Centre

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St. John's College

Academic success isn’t always a linear line

May 8, 2024 — 
Since her bachelor's degree in science, Grace Okunnu has come a long way. As she completes her first year at the Max Rady College of Medicine at the Bannatyne campus, she reflects on the journey that has gotten her to where she is today. 

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Herd of cattle in a field

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

CTV Winnipeg: ‘A big concern for us’: Virologist on danger of avian flu outbreak coming to Canadian cattle

May 7, 2024 — 
'A big concern for us': Virologist on danger of avian flu outbreak coming to Canadian cattle

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Research and International

UM receives $57 million for vaccine and biomedical research and infrastructure

May 6, 2024 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) in partnership with the Universities of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Calgary, has received $57 million in critical funding to conduct world-leading vaccine and biomanufacturing research and build two new innovative facilities, an investment that positions the institution to play a significant role in addressing future pandemic threats in Canada and around the world.

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Peter Nickerson in a suit in front of windows

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

CBC Manitoba: Manitoba increases number of medical training seats — and fills each one

May 2, 2024 — 
Manitoba increases number of medical training seats — and fills each one

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A member of the Wellness Institute lifts a dumbbell while a personal trainer supervises.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Membership at Wellness Institute associated with reduced risk of heart attack, stroke: UM study

May 2, 2024 — 
Being a member of the Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks General Hospital is associated with a reduced risk of having a “major adverse cardiovascular event” such as a heart attack, stroke or heart failure, a UM study shows.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Women’s Health Magazine: Reducing ACL injuries in women’s football to be tackled in pioneering three-year research

May 1, 2024 — 
Reducing ACL injuries in women's football to be tackled in pioneering three-year research

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Portrait of Dr. Grant Pierce. In the background is the St. Boniface Hospital logo and it reads "Hopital St-Boniface Hospital, Recherche, Research," and "Foundation."

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

BBC Radio: Just One Thing – with Michael Mosley » Try Flax Seeds

April 26, 2024 — 
BBC Radio: Just One Thing - with Michael Mosley » Try Flax Seeds

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A family sits together on a sofa.

Research and International

Diabetes in Children

April 25, 2024 — 
On Wednesday May 8, 2024, UM Knowledge Exchange will explore the factors contributing to the development of type 2 diabetes in children.

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