Announced on Apr 12, 2018
Welcome to the April issue of Research Spotlight.
This newsletter highlights top research advancements from the five research institutes and over 450 appointed researchers at UHN. As Canada’s largest research hospital, UHN is a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care.
Stories in this month’s issue:
● FEELING GOOD AFTER CANCER: New eight-week program enhances body image and well-being of breast cancer survivors.
● A RISK UNCOVERED: Researchers have uncovered why only a subset of diabetic patients develop kidney disease.
● CAN THE FLU TRIGGER A HEART ATTACK? Study reveals new strategy to help prevent heart attacks: stop the spread of the flu.
● BUT WHY DOES IT WORK? While deep brain stimulation is effective for controlling tremor in Parkinson Disease, a new study helps us understand why.
Also included is information about UHN’s participation in the upcoming March for Science Toronto, which is happening on Saturday April 14.