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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty secures $9.5 million in support for health research

April 1, 2021 — 
Nineteen research projects led by professors from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received a total of $9.5 million in grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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New precision health ‘All for One’ network for the Prairies

March 9, 2021 — 
'Genomics has enormous potential to improve Canadians’ lives and to advance post-pandemic economic recovery'

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Research shows the breast milk of women who have recovered from COVID-19 offers a source of COVID-19 antibodies. // Shutterstock

Breastfeeding research improves lives and advances health, but faces conflicts

February 9, 2021 — 
Breastfeeding and breast milk provide big opportunities to support maternal, infant and population health

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM-led research team to study cannabis use for health concerns in children

April 20, 2020 — 
A team led by researchers at the Rady Faculty have received a $1.5 million team grant to study the use of medical cannabis in children with cancer across Canada.

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Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg.

CBC: Doctor researching rare genetic disorders 1 of 3 Manitobans inducted into Order of Canada

January 2, 2020 — 
Dr. Rockman-Greenberg's research has involved screening newborns for genetic disorders to detect them before symptoms appear

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New dept head of pediatrics looks to drive change

September 10, 2019 — 
Dr. Patricia Birk is coming into her new role with a plan. Drawing from experiences and observations gleaned over the course of her 20-year career, she has a clear-eyed view of the future of the department under her direction.

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Dr. Allan Becker, 2018 recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award, for his outstanding contributions to the field of pediatric allergy and asthma research. // Photo by Daniel Gwozdz

Clinician scientists: critical for the evolution of healthcare

April 30, 2019 — 
Dr. Allan Becker is the recipient of the Dr. John M. Bowman Memorial Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation Award

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Terry Klassen is the director of TREKK.

Wpg Free Press: U of M researcher helps develop child head-injury protocol

July 10, 2018 — 
A team of researchers from across Canada — including the head of the University of Manitoba’s pediatrics department — announced an improved method

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Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg.

Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

April 12, 2018 — 
An outstanding and highly respected scholar, best known for advancing and translating scientific discovery into new treatments

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Investigating a paradoxical risk of childhood obesity

June 28, 2017 — 
New research funding will help find out why regular consumption of artificial sweeteners may increase the risk of obesity and metabolic disease in early childhood

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