Research Leaders Funded

June 5th, 2013 · No Comments · News Release, Research

The Government of Canada announced today it has awarded $2,008,479 to nine University of Manitoba research projects from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF). The projects range from finding strategies to support to family caregivers to studying the effects of Type 2 diabetes on the cardiovascular system to advancing knowledge about […]

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Pioneers making a difference: the story of U of M HIV/AIDS researchers

May 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Medicine, News, Outreach

On Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at 7:00 pm, McNally Robinson Booksellers will host the launch of a book with literary, scientific and historical significance?a book that tells the story of a group of University of Manitoba scientists trying to solve a medical mystery.
Piecing the Puzzle: The Genesis of AIDS Research in Africa is the latest […]

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Student Health Research Showcase

June 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Outreach, Research, Students

The Faculty of Medicine will be hosting more than 250 of Canada’s top health research students and postdoctoral fellows at the 24th annual Canadian Student Health Research Forum and the Canadian National Medical Student Research Symposium June 7-9, 2011 at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne Campus. These events provide participants with an opportunity to present […]

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U of M Doctor to be Inducted into Medical Hall of Fame

April 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release

Tonight, University of Manitoba Distinguished Professor Emeritus and alumnus Dr. Allan Ronald along with five other eminent doctors will be inducted into the world’s only national Medical Hall of Fame.
Other inductees are: Dr. Albert Auguayo, Dr. John Bienenstock, the late Dr. Jonathan C. Meakins, the late Dr. Paul David, and Dr. D. Lorne Tyrrell. Located […]

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HIV Prevention Exchange Ends in Music

January 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Medicine, Music, News Release

Music and science intertwine as the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra presents John Corigliano’s Symphony No. 1 – a piece inspired by the composer’s personal response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic during the 1980s.
This captivating performance will take place January 29, Opening Night of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival. It is in collaboration with the University […]

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Experts Available to Talk About World AIDS Day

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Advisory, Health, Medicine

December 1, 2010, is World AIDS Day, which is all about raising awareness to tackle HIV prejudice and help stop the spread of HIV.The following experts from the University of Manitoba are available to answer questions about HIV/AIDS and discuss their research:
Dr. Keith Fowke, medical microbiology, 204-789-3818
Dr. Marissa Becker, community health sciences, 204-272-3151

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News Release: Pioneer in HIV/AIDS Research to be Medical Hall-of-Famer

October 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Research

Dr. Allan Ronald, a renowned infectious disease researcher who has come to the aid of some of society’s most vulnerable populations, will be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
The Portage la Prairie-born doctor pioneered the University of Manitoba’s world-renowned infectious disease research program. Not only did Ronald help change the landscape of this […]

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