Welcome to the latest issue of Research Spotlight.
As Canada’s largest research hospital, UHN is a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care. This newsletter highlights top research advancements across UHN and from over 1000 researchers appointed at our institutes.
Stories in this month’s issue:
● COVID-19 and the Brain: Brain imaging in severe cases of COVID-19 reveals that the virus may cause microbleeding.
● Designed, Made and Tested Here: UHN fast-tracks on-site manufacturing of face shields, test swabs and ventilator components.
● A Fresh Pair of Eyes: Computer vision can accurately differentiate between sleep apneas and inform treatments.
● Searching the Blood for Cancer: Ground-breaking findings set the stage for blood tests to diagnose brain and kidney cancers.