July 2017
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

New Arthritis Research Director

The Krembil Research Institute has embarked on a mission to achieve operational excellence, and focus and augment research activity. As part of this endeavour, Krembil Senior Scientist Dr. Mohit Kapoor has been named as the inaugural Research Director for the arthritis research group. [Read More]

Globe and Mail: Krembil Eye Research

The Krembil Research Institute has partnered with The Globe and Mail to release a magazine series highlighting Krembil research advancements. The second magazine in the series was distributed to Globe and Mail subscribers across Canada on June 27, 2017 and focuses on success stories from Krembil’s Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute. [Read More]
No Pain, No Gain

Pain reduces task performance in some individuals but enhances task performance in others. [Learn More]
Timing is Everything

Delayed surgical intervention for spinal cord injury worsens damage and prevents recovery. [Learn More]
Betrayal in the Blood

Study reveals how cells work in concert to induce a disease that damages healthy organs. [Learn More]
Following your Gut

Researchers find unlikely link between the gut and the progression of spinal arthritis. [Learn More]
Fixing Network Connectivity Issues

Researchers find that particles called ‘exosomes’ promote the repair of damaged eye nerves. [Learn More]
Genetic Disorder Provokes Seizures

Increased seizure risk among symptoms experienced by adults with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. [Learn More]

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