January 2019
UHN Research The Krembil is the official newsletter of the Krembil Research Institute (formerly the Toronto Western Research Institute). It informs the Toronto Western Hospital community, external stakeholders and interested community members about the exciting news and innovative research happening at the Krembil Research Institute.

Stories in this month's issue:

Donald Weaver, PhD, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS
Director, Krembil Research Institute
University Health Network

The Year in Review

In his latest message, Dr. Donald Weaver, Director of the Krembil Research Institute, reflects on notable changes and success stories at the Krembil in 2018. [Read More]

Pitching Like a Pro

Krembil will be hosting an elevator pitch competition—known as Pitch Perfect 2019—in April to help teach researchers how to better showcase their work to the public. [Read More]

One Mutation Spanning Two Countries

What do Finns and Canadians have in common? A gene mutation that causes Parkinson disease. [Learn More]
Putting Labels on Protein Behaviour

UHN researchers expand database of interactions between proteins to accelerate drug discovery. [Learn More]
Location is Everything

Better brain treatment targeting improves outcomes for individuals with essential tremor. [Learn More]
Sparking Curiosity

Research study provides new insight on what makes us more open to new experiences. [Learn More]

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