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.
When it comes to finding cures for rare diseases and addressing emerging viral infections — like COVID-19 — the traditional pharmaceutical business model just doesn’t cut it. Solutions require global collaboration and open-access research, and that means a new research innovation ecosystem — exactly what the Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) is building.
Dr. Seyyedarash Haddadi developed a novel, low-cost compound — made from a graphene oxide-silver combination — that can be used as part of a coating material for masks; this material makes them 99.99 percent effective against transmission of COVID-19.
A new partnership between U of A, NorQuest College, and the Ribbon Rouge Foundation seeks to understand the root causes of health inequity for African, Caribbean, and Black communities and develop intersectional processes that benefit all Canadians
A team from McGill University have designed a life-saving arm bracelet that takes the guesswork out of weight-based pediatric medication dosing, avoiding costly mistakes and allowing for safer and more efficient emergency rooms
Dr. Moneca Sinclaire, member of Opaskwayak Cree Nation and researcher from the University of Manitoba is part of the inspiring team behind Our Data Indigenous, a novel survey tool that allows communities to retain ownership of the data they collect.