January 2021
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

Inspiring the Future of STEM

On February 11th, Krembil will be hosting a one-hour livestream in honour of the sixth annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The event is being held in partnership with the Durham District School Board, and it will be streamed to students during curriculum time. [Read More]

Envisioning a Brighter Future

At UHN's Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute, researchers, clinicians and therapists are working together to find treatments for vision-related illnesses. Read about these advancements in the 2020 Vision Magazine. The magazine features stories of innovation, collaboration and hope for a brighter future. [Read More]

A Window to Spinal Cord Recovery

Researchers identify the critical window for surgical decompression after spinal cord injury. [Learn More]
Visionary Computational Model

Study describes new molecular model of the brain connections involved in visual processing. [Learn More]
Tackling Brain Inflammation

Study identifies a common diuretic as a stepping stone for new therapies for Alzheimer disease. [Learn More]
Getting the Upper Hand

Study reveals which surgical option is the most cost-effective for wrist osteoarthritis. [Learn More]

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