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Three little girls of different ethnicities and abilities smile and put their arms around each other in a kindergarten classroom.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady researchers receive early career transition awards

April 19, 2024 — 
Two Rady Faculty of Health Sciences early career researchers have recently been announced as recipients of awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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A group of students walking on a cross walk in front of the Admin building towards UMSU University Centre

Manitoba Budget 2024 offers increase to operating funding, support for health expansion

April 3, 2024 — 
The Manitoba government released its budget April 2, which includes increased operating funding of 2 per cent to UM. There are also investments that will allow UM to increase enrolment in a number of critical health care areas.

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Research and International

Brain and Gut: working together in health and disease

March 5, 2024 — 
On Wednesday March 27, 2024, join the UM Knowledge Exchange for an exploration of the connection between the brain and the gut in the context of health and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

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Portrait of Dr. Norah Vincent.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Psychology Month feature: Clinical health psychology to establish first endowed professorship

February 27, 2024 — 
The department of clinical health psychology is currently running a campaign to raise $1.3 million to establish its first endowed professorship. 

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Stethoscope on white background.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Doctors Manitoba Award winners share UM medical college connection

February 26, 2024 — 
The list of this year’s Doctors Manitoba Award winners has been released and the Max Rady College of Medicine is once again well represented.

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Five physicians sit behind two tables on a stage. One of them is speaking into a microphone.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Advocacy at centre of med student-led EDI conference

February 21, 2024 — 
Patient advocacy was the focus of the second annual Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Medical Conference held on Feb. 17 on the Bannatyne campus.

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Tara Horrill and Joel Peasron in individual headshots.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canadian Cancer Society awards two UM emerging scholars

January 22, 2024 — 
Two researchers at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were among the winners of the Canadian Cancer Society’s 2023 Emerging Scholar Research Grants competition.

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Mirha Zohair poses in front of 13 framed illustrations of medical hall of fame laureates from UM. Text on wall reads "Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureates."

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Student leader with passion for equity wins Hall of Fame award

December 18, 2023 — 
Mirha Zohair is the 2023 UM recipient of the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award for Medical Students.

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Saeid Maghsoudi looks into a microscope. He is wearing a lab coat and is holding instruments in a petri dish.

Rady grad student profile: Saeid Maghsoudi working on new drug to save newborns

November 21, 2023 — 
Saeid Maghsoudi’s research aims to develop a drug to treat babies that are short of oxygen at birth.

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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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