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Dr. Soheila Karimi holds a pipette and a jar. She is in her lab and is wearing gloves and a lab coat.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty researchers receive more than $8.3 million in CIHR funding

February 9, 2024 — 
Researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have been awarded more than $8.3 million in the latest round of Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) project funding.

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Portrait of Dr. Nathan Nickel in front of wooden shelves holding many reports.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Power in the Data

January 24, 2024 — 
Dr. Nathan Nickel directs UM's Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, which boasts the richest data mine in Canada -- in fact, one of the richest in the world -- for population-based research.

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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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A graphic showing two maps of Winnipeg compares the number of meth-related calls received by the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service in 2013 and 2018.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rise in Manitoba meth use seen in soaring rate of ER visits, paramedic calls

November 9, 2020 — 
The number of Manitobans whose methamphetamine use brings them into contact with the health-care system is climbing dramatically, a University of Manitoba study shows

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COVID-19 Virus

New funding for UM COVID-19 research

June 25, 2020 — 
Six University of Manitoba researchers and their teams have received $7.5 million in federal and provincial funding to investigate a range of impacts of the virus on specific populations

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Kids in care at high risk of trouble with the law: UM study

June 2, 2020 — 
Spending time in the child welfare system is one of the strongest predictors of being charged with a youth crime, a new Manitoba study reveals

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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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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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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Study reduces racial inequities in breastfeeding rates

February 5, 2019 — 
Lessons learned from a study that reduced racial inequities in breastfeeding rates in the southern United States can be applied in Canada, according to a U of M researcher

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CBC: Future 40 Under 40

November 19, 2018 — 
CBC is doing its annual Future 40 under 40 and like always, U of M community members are a part of it. 

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