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Herd of cattle in pasture

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

New website a valuable resource on livestock production research

November 25, 2022 — 
The National Centre for Livestock and the Environment (NCLE) has launched a new website that puts a wealth of information at the fingertips of the producers, researchers and other industry stakeholders. 

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Asper School of Business

The Promise and Pitfalls of Government Guidance Funds

November 23, 2022 — 
Wei’s study utilizes descriptive statistics of VC and private equity investments as well as in-depth interviews with executives in China to paint a more detailed picture of the state-private partnerships in financing innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Portrait of Dr. Brett Houston.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

PhD through College of Pharmacy opens doors for physician

November 21, 2022 — 
When Dr. Brett Houston graduated from the College of Pharmacy with her PhD last month, it brought her one step closer to accomplishing her goal of combining her clinical practice with a successful research program.

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The UM STARlab team in the clean room at Magellan Aerospace with the UM satellite

Actually, it is rocket science

November 18, 2022 — 
Ferguson is an associate professor in mechanical engineering, the NSERC / Magellan Aerospace Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Engineering at UM, and the director of STARLab, a suite of projects based in the Price Faculty of Engineering and where he is telling me about his work.

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Zahra stands in a reflected window with a pensive face.

Research and International

Canada Research Chair announcement highlights neurodegenerative dementia research program

November 17, 2022 — 
UM researcher Dr. Zahra Moussavi announced as Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Tier 1.

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Research and International

Meet Dr. B. Mario Pinto, the new Vice-President (Research and International)

November 16, 2022 — 
Join the conversation December 1 around UM’s new era of research.

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The faces of an Inuit mother and toddler are encircled by the fur of her parka hood.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Relationships central to symposium on Indigenous health research

November 15, 2022 — 
This year’s UM Indigenous Health Research Symposium, hosted by Ongomiizwin -- Research, takes place Nov. 16 and 17 in an all-virtual format.

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A man's arm on an armrest is attached to an IV with tubes.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers identify protein linked to heart failure in chemo patients: Finding could save millions of lives

November 4, 2022 — 
A team led by Dr. Lorrie Kirshenbaum from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and St. Boniface Hospital Research has identified a protein called TRAF2 that stops functioning in cancer patients taking the chemotherapy drug doxorubicin, which can result in heart failure.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Study shows link between genetics and response to electroconvulsive therapy

October 28, 2022 — 
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment reserved for the most severe cases of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Positive results are not guaranteed. Could genetic insight in the form of a patient’s “polygenic risk score” help to predict whether electroconvulsive therapy will be effective for that patient?

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Taking aim at lung cancer’s spread

October 24, 2022 — 
Javad Alizadeh, a PhD candidate in the department of human anatomy and cell sciences in the Max Rady College of Medicine, is attempting to slow the process of metastasis to contain cancer in one part of the body.

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