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
January 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Biology, News Release, Nursing, Research, Science, Zoology, environment, infrastructure
On January 27, 2012, the University of Manitoba publicly thanked the federal and provincial government for their financial support of the renovation and redevelopment of two major education and research facilities in the Faculty of Science. The Biological Sciences building and the Buller Building Science Laboratories were projects funded by the federal and provincial governments […]
March 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Advisory, Medicine, Research
Why have a group of commercial sex-trade workers in Kenya remained uninfected with HIV despite years of exposure to the virus?
Microbiologist Keith Fowke and his University of Manitoba colleagues are part of a global team looking for answers to this question.
February 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Biology, Health, Medicine, News Release, Pharmacy, Research, Science
University of Manitoba microbiologist Michael Butler is launching an extensive research network to establish the technology for the large-scale manufacture of Mabs (Monoclonal antibodies). Today in Ottawa, federal Minister of Industry Tony Clement announced $5 million over five years to create this strategic alliance known as MabNet. The grant is from the Natural Sciences and […]
December 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Medicine, News Release, Research
A group of researchers from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine hopes to support the Government of Karnataka in India, in partnership with the Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, to improve maternal, neonatal and child health outcomes after the University received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
March 26th, 2009 · No Comments · News Release, Science
Robert Beattie, an undergraduate student in the University of Manitoba’s microbiology co-op program, will be presented today with $1750 and the title of Co-operative Education Manitoba Student of the Year award.
Earlier this month Beattie was nationally recognized with an honourable mention in the Co-op Student of the Year Award competition annually organized by the Canadian […]