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Two UM researchers inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

September 13, 2021 — 
Drs. Keith Fowke and Ruth Ann Marie of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have been appointed as Fellows.

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Two Rady faculty members honoured for outstanding outreach during COVID pandemic

July 8, 2021 — 
The 2020 winners of the Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award have both played a critical role in supporting and improving the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic 

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New project to look at ethics behind epidemiological tools to curb HIV transmissions

May 31, 2021 — 
“Do these new powerful techniques for identifying transmission patterns represent a major breakthrough to effectively tackle HIV epidemics, or do they signify the emergence of a highly intrusive surveillance regime in HIV science?"

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Forbes: Why Early Wins Over Covid-19 Do Not Mean Victory: Canada’s Cautionary Tale

November 5, 2020 — 
Jason Kindrachuk, Canada Research Chair in molecular pathogenesis of emerging & re-emerging viruses, explains

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A treatment for COVID-19 will be found, reassures UM virologist

March 30, 2020 — 
Winnipeg Free Press story notes that Dr. Yao is the lead investigator of a research team at UM studying a potential vaccine for COVID-19, one of six proposals selected by the federal government this month

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How social media is changing research and reactions to coronavirus outbreak

January 30, 2020 — 
Social media platforms have allowed the rapid exchange of information — and sometimes misinformation

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CBC: U of M researchers head to West Africa to study how Ebola affects reproductive system

October 22, 2019 — 
Scientists discover virus lives on for months in male reproductive organs

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New hope in AIDS research

July 18, 2019 — 
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has provided significant funding to two Rady Faculty of Health Sciences professors: Medical microbiologist Keith Fowke, and Obstetrics and Gynecology professor Adam Burgener

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Six minds that will change our society now call the U of M home

May 16, 2019 — 
U of M students receive prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships to pursue trailblazing research

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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.

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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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