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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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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Doctors Manitoba Award winners share ties to UM medical college

March 10, 2023 — 
The UM medical school is well represented on this year’s list of Doctors Manitoba Award winners.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pediatric and pregnancy clinical trials training network to launch

January 19, 2023 — 
A scientist from the University of Manitoba has been awarded a national training network to help prepare the next generation of researchers to run clinical trials in the areas of pregnancy and pediatrics.

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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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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canadian-led international study: Full-dose blood thinners benefit moderately ill COVID-19 patients

August 4, 2021 — 
Collaborative international clinical trials testing full-dose anticoagulation with heparin (a blood thinner) in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 has found the treatment improves survival and reduces the need for vital organ support such as mechanical ventilation in moderately ill patients

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Research and International

Hip to heparin

March 1, 2021 — 
A University of Manitoba research team is emerging as a global leader in COVID-19 anticoagulation trials thanks to their innovative, global trial studying different types of heparin, an anticoagulant (blood thinning) and anti-inflammatory drug

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Full-dose blood thinners decreased need for life support and improved outcomes in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in international trial

January 22, 2021 — 
Treatment expected to reduce the pressure in intensive care units around the world

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

International trials of blood thinners in critically ill COVID-19 patients pause due to futility

December 22, 2020 — 
Three clinical trial platforms working together to test the effects of full doses of anticoagulants (blood thinners) in COVID-19 patients have paused enrollment for one group of patients.

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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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Dr. Ryan Zarychanski.

Study finds Hydroxychloroquine no better than placebo

June 3, 2020 — 
A study published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine has found that the drug hydroxychloroquine does not prevent infection from COVID-19.

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