July 2018
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

UHN Launches Krembil Brain Institute

On June 20, UHN established the Krembil Brain Institute to harmonize and integrate its clinical and research programs in neuroscience. The new institute will help UHN provide the best health care, attract research and clinical leaders and accelerate research discoveries to improve patient outcomes. [Read More]

Spreading the Word

Krembil’s 2018 Research Day gave over 70 trainees the opportunity to showcase their research and hard work through oral presentations, posters and three-minute elevator pitches. In the keynote address, Dr. Samer Hattar described his work examining how light influences mood and learning. [Read More]

Traffic Control in the Brain

Study shows that brain’s machinery for chemical messaging is important for learning. [Learn More]
Gut Reactions to Arthritis

Researchers discover new link between ankylosing spondylitis and gut inflammation. [Learn More]
The Waxing and Waning of Pain

Krembil study reveals how brain networks communicate during chronic pain. [Learn More]
The Fight against Forgetfulness

Diabetes medications could help to protect mental function in Alzheimer disease. [Learn More]

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