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 […]
December 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Research
September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, homecoming
Over 240 Faculty of Medicine alumni and guests from across North America will gather for the University of Manitoba Homecoming celebrations.
The first of many events is an Indigenous Achievement Homecoming Celebration. Rosemary Ackley Christensen, co-author of “Connective Pedagogy: Elder Epistemology, Oral Tradition and Community,” will speak at a book signing on Friday morning.
Mark Greene [MD/72], […]
September 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Research
The University of Manitoba is proud to announce the election of Dr. Estelle Simons into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
Simons, a professor of pediatrics and child health in the Faculty of Medicine and a research scientist at the Manitoba Institute of Child Health, is an internationally renowned expert on allergic diseases like asthma.
She was […]
August 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Medicine, infrastructure
The Faculty of Medicine has expanded its simulation-based education and training with the addition of a new 3,000-square-foot teaching space located at the U of M’s Bannatyne Campus. This new space will be officially opened today at 10 a.m.
The new Skills Lab will enhance teaching needs related to clinical and procedural skills and complement the […]
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 […]
August 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Medicine, Students
Wednesday morning, 110 students will be inaugurated into the Faculty of Medicine Class of 2017 during the annual “white coat” ceremony at the University of Manitoba’s Bannatyne Campus.
Of those slated to take their first steps towards becoming physicians are 56 male and 54 female students; eight self-declared Aboriginal students; five French-speaking Bilingual students; and 47 […]
July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Indigenous, Medicine
This summer 225 Indigenous, new Canadian, and inner-city youth will have the opportunity to make their dreams a reality and for one week “become” doctors, scientists and health professionals in real labs at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Medicine.
The 7th annual Biomedical Youth Camp takes place Monday, July 22 until Friday, July 26. The […]