The Canadian HIV Cure Enterprise (CanCURE), a collaboration of leading Canadian HIV/AIDS researchers, will undertake an innovative research program to find new effective approaches to cure HIV infection in humans. The project, led by Dr. Éric A. Cohen in Montréal and nine principal investigators across the country-including the University of Manitoba’s Dr. Keith Fowke-received $8.7 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Nursing'
December 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Research
November 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Kinesiology, Medical Rehabilitation, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research, Sports
At Misericordia Health Centre, a University of Manitoba researcher and her team in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management are studying how to keep office workers healthier. Their findings may lead to changes in your work environment, at a reasonable cost to employers.
“Over the last decades, a shift towards the service industry has meant […]
October 31st, 2013 · No Comments · Biology, Health, Kinesiology, Medical Rehabilitation, Medicine, News Release, Nursing
A team of researchers at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, has discovered a mechanism by which a mutated gene called TLS/FUS causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This is the first report describing how, at the molecular level, genes such as TLS/FUS cause ALS, and opens up avenues to possible new treatments.
Dr. Geoff Hicks […]
October 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research
A study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba has found that most Manitobans are living longer and the prevalence of many diseases has decreased. However, the study, which measured the health of Manitobans and their use of healthcare services also found that the health of those living in […]
August 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Computing, Engineering, Health, Media, Medicine, Mobile, News Release, Nursing, Research, computer science
The Internet Innovation Centre (IIC) in the Faculty of Engineering has embarked on a research and development partnership with InfoMagnetics Technology (IMT) Inc. in Winnipeg to develop a Smartphone-based software platform for woundcare monitoring and treatment.
Blake Podaima, Director of the IIC says, “We look forward to working with IMT to improve the imaging analysis and […]
July 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Health, Indigenous, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Research
A Faculty of Medicine professor has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study and develop models of primary care to best serve Manitoba’s First Nation communities, as well as rural and remote communities throughout the province.
Alan Katz, a University of Manitoba professor in the Departments of Community Health Sciences and Family […]
June 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research, psychology
A study on social housing by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba has found that Manitobans living in social housing face increased levels of mental health issues, illness and teen pregnancy compared with those not living in subsidized social housing. In addition, women in social housing are less likely […]