January 2022
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

Remembering Dr. Fred Gentili

The Krembil Research Institute remembers Dr. Fred Gentili, a world-class neurosurgeon, teacher and mentor.

Dr. Fred Gentili died on January 15, 2022 of glioblastoma—an aggressive brain cancer for which he treated many of his patients. [Read More]

Women in Science

The Krembil Research Institute is hosting a free, one-hour livestream in honour of the seventh annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

This event is a unique opportunity to hear from trailblazing women scientists and clinicians at Krembil. [Read More]

Cleaning up After Neurons

Stimulating support cells may help treat brain disorders by correcting chemical imbalances. [Learn More]
Protecting the Brain

UHN researchers verify how neck compression collars prevent mild traumatic brain injury. [Learn More]
Worms and Drug Discovery

Researchers develop a C. elegans model to screen potential drugs for Parkinson disease. [Learn More]

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