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Dalhousie Medical School  –  News, Health
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
This developing technology has many potential uses, including the ability to stimulate the diaphragm in people with ALS who are suffering from respiratory problems due to the loss of the motor neurons and synaptic connections that innervate their breathing muscles.
Dalhousie Medical School  –  Research, News, Health
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Dr. Christine Chambers and her team at the Halifax-based Centre for Pediatric Pain Research, have partnered with YummyMummyClub.ca (YMC) on a year-long social media campaign called It Doesn’t Have to Hurt. The work is funded by a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Dalhousie Medical School  –  News, Health
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A researcher at Dalhousie Medical School has developed a new way to deliver chemotherapy drugs. Using nanotechnology, the novel system releases chemo in cancerous cells only, leaving healthy cells alone. The work was recently published in Nature’s Scientific Reports.
Media Centre  –  Research, News, Health
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is now the most common form of liver disease in Canada and part of a larger liver-disease epidemic.
Media Centre  –  Research, News, Health
Monday, March 9, 2015
A major study that will provide in-depth understanding of aging has received a shot in the arm. The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) has been awarded a $41.6 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to continue its work for the next five years.
Media Centre  –  Research, Science, Environment, News, Health
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
In today's Canadian Foundation for Innovation announcement, eight of Dalhousie’s researchers have been awarded new infrastructure-related funding for their research into health and the environment..
Media Centre  –  Research, News, Health
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Dalhousie Medical School researchers are leading an international team of physicians and scientists that is investigating the role inflammation plays in rheumatoid arthritis and heart failure.
Media Centre  –  News, Health
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Dalhousie University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Anderson as dean of the Faculty of Medicine for a five-year term, effective July 1, 2015.
Media Centre  –  News, Health
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Scientists at Dalhousie Medical School have successfully tested a never-before-used combination of drugs that effectively shuts down aggressive, metabolically active HER2-positive breast cancers.
Media Centre  –  News, Health
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Dalhousie Medical School is opening a new zebrafish lab that will provide researchers with access to state-of-the-art facilities for developing and studying zebrafish models of disease, and for testing potential new treatments in these disease models.
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