July 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

Krembil Research Day 2021

Each year, Krembil Research Day brings together the Institute’s investigators, trainees and staff to celebrate research achievements across Krembil’s three research pillars: brain and spine, vision, and bone and joints.

This year’s virtual event was attended by more than 175 people. [Read More]

Vision Researcher Joins Krembil

The Krembil Research Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Brian Ballios as its newest Scientist at the Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute.

Dr. Ballios’ research is focused on developing stem cell therapies for inherited and acquired retinal diseases. [Read More]

Sleep Disorder a Key Factor

Those at risk for obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to get COVID-19 and be hospitalized. [Learn More]
Signalling Inflammation

Study identifies two proteins linked to joint inflammation and treatment outcomes in arthritis. [Learn More]
A Question of Quality

Study highlights the need for standardized methodology in survey-based surgery research. [Learn More]
Stimulating the Brain

Researchers map and model the effects of deep brain stimulation on different brain regions. [Learn More]

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