Dr. Irsa Wiginton, Queen’s University postdoctoral researcher and co-founder of mDetect Inc., hopes to take the guesswork out of breast cancer monitoring with a new blood test that helps oncologists tailor treatment early and effectively.
Henry Huang, a master’s student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto, contributes to the development of groundbreaking computer vision technology for accurate and non-invasive monitoring of maternal sleep position
Nathalie Gingras-Royer, a recent UdeM master’s graduate in vision science, took part in an internship to help identify needs and barriers experienced by people with visual impairment by focusing on mobile apps, particularly for everyday situations
When a routine survey showed an increase in dangerous behaviours at home during the pandemic, Kingston researcher Maude Champagne decided to act. Her response is bringing three new innovations to the caregiver community
Breakthrough platform supports social interaction of people with disabilities by matching them to outdoor enthusiasts who are interested in accompanying them on activities, such as paddle boarding, hiking, or adaptive skiing
Thierry Judge has automated the time-consuming and redundant task of contouring ultrasound images of the heart, a necessary step in diagnosing heart disease that up until now has been conducted manually
A Montreal innovator is on a mission to better predict and prevent strokes so fewer families endure the sudden loss of a loved one. Her first-of-its-kind tool uses cutting-edge AI and image analysis technologies to make more accurate stroke predictions
Throughout Canada, stark disparities exist when it comes to accessing mental health services and resources, especially within Indigenous communities. To close the gap, we must examine these issues through a decidedly placed Indigenous lens.
A partnership between Mitacs and Mental Health Research Canada is addressing the mental health challenges of Canadians, almost a quarter of whom report feeling anxious or depressed as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.