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Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum News Archive

Research and International

Heart Health and You

February 5, 2024 — 
On Wednesday February 28, 2024, leading researchers will share their insights into what you can do to protect your heart health at the UM Knowledge Exchange presentation Heart Health and You.

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Dr. Frank Plummer poses for the photo in a lab. He is wearing a white coat.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Marking 140 years of health research impact

November 17, 2023 — 
The Max Rady College of Medicine at UM is marking a milestone. It’s been 140 years since it was founded in 1883 as the Manitoba Medical College, Western Canada’s first medical school.

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Dr. Jonathan McGavock walks on an outdoor pathway.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM health researchers receive more than $6.7 million in federal support

September 6, 2023 — 
Health researchers at UM have been awarded more than $6.7 million in the latest round of project funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum in his research lab

Research and International

UM researcher Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum honoured with Order of Manitoba

July 20, 2023 — 
Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum, UM professor, researcher and Canada Research Chair in Molecular Cardiology is invested into the Order of Manitoba.

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Research and International

Six-part Canada Research Chair Symposium concludes, showcasing groundbreaking researchers

June 26, 2023 — 
Last week concluded the six-part Canada Research Chair (CRC) Symposium at UM.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady health researchers receive nearly $9 million in federal support

March 20, 2023 — 
Sixteen professors in the UM Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have been awarded a total of nearly $9 million in project grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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Mother is holding her daughter's hand and is checking her child's diabetes by monitoring blood glucose with a device.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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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A man's arm on an armrest is attached to an IV with tubes.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers identify protein linked to heart failure in chemo patients: Finding could save millions of lives

November 4, 2022 — 
A team led by Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and St. Boniface Hospital Research has identified a protein called TRAF2 that stops functioning in cancer patients taking the chemotherapy drug doxorubicin, which can result in heart failure.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canadian Cardiovascular Society honours Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum

October 26, 2020 — 
A University of Manitoba Rady Faculty of Health Sciences professor/St Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre researcher was awarded with the 2020 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Research Achievement Award.

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Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum in his research lab

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM research team helps develop experimental drug to prevent cardiac damage in cancer patients

April 23, 2020 — 
A collaborative study has found that an experimental drug may help prevent cardiac damage resulting from a drug used to treat many types of cancer.

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