Research Spotlight

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Read the latest bi-monthly newsletter that highlights advancements from UHN researchers.

Welcome to the latest issue of Research Spotlight (formerly known as NRx).

This newsletter highlights top research advancements across UHN and from over 450 researchers appointed at five research institutes. 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:

GOOD TO THE LAST DROP: Krembil researchers identify a compound in coffee that might help protect brain function.
PURE AND SIMPLE: Scientists develop a test that could be used to detect and classify cancer cells in the blood.
MENDING A BROKEN HEART: Researchers identify an immune cell that promotes the repair of heart tissue.
INTERCEPTING THE MESSENGER: Potential new treatment for osteoarthritis could stop knee and spine joint destruction.

Read these stories and more online here. To read previous issues, see the newsletter archive.