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Dr. Meghan Azad News Archive

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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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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Dr. Meghan Azad presented with 2022 Steacie Prize

April 3, 2023 — 
Dr. Meghan Azad of the department of pediatrics and child health in the Max Rady College of Medicine is the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Steacie Prize – one of Canada’s most coveted awards for researchers 40 years or younger.

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Drs. Meghan Azad, Sara Israels and Soheila Karimi

Three UM researchers among most powerful women in Canada 

December 1, 2020 — 
Drs. Meghan Azad, Sara Israels and Soheila Karimi at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences are receiving the honour in three categories

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy graduate student to study medications in breast milk

May 4, 2020 — 
College of Pharmacy graduate student Uma Yakandawala wants to dig deeper into patient values and preferences when it comes to medications and breast milk.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM-led projects receive $4M in CIHR funding to discover role of microbiome in cervical cancer, asthma

February 28, 2020 — 
A pair of University of Manitoba-led projects were each awarded $2 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s (CIHR) Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2 to study the microbiome in cervical cancer and the microbial causes of asthma.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health research projects receive federal funding

February 11, 2020 — 
Eight research projects in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received project grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, totalling $3.8 million in support

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Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan (centre) at U of M Health Sciences campus for announcement of CFI-JELF awards.

Research and International

Seven U of M research projects funded by CFI

March 14, 2019 — 
More than $1.1 million in support of seven U of M research projects in areas such as disease, food processing and supercomputers

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Pourang Irani

Six new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

May 31, 2018 — 
Four new CRCs have been awarded to U of M professors and another two have been renewed

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Dr. Josée Lavoie at the Jan. 26, 2018 announcement.

$9.7M investment in innovative health research

January 26, 2018 — 
Manitoba researchers receive funding to study mental health, multiple sclerosis, Indigenous health, and more

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