March 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

Krembil Research Day Coming Soon

The Krembil Research Institute is holding its 17th annual Research Day on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The event will feature innovative methods and the latest research advances from Krembil’s basic science, translational and clinical researchers. It will also be an opportunity to hear about trainees’ research achievements via poster and oral presentations. [Read More]

Celebrating New Appointments

Once per year, Krembil Director Dr. Donald Weaver hosts an event to recognize the Institute’s new research appointments. This year’s event took place on March 24th, at which Affiliate Scientist Dr. Clement Hamani and 33 newly appointed Clinician Investigators were welcomed to the Krembil family. [Read More]

Walking with Parkinson’s

New imaging approach reveals brain region responsible for impaired walking in Parkinson's. [Learn More]
Triggering Factors

Study provides new insight into how epileptic seizures are generated. [Learn More]
Mind Over Mirror

Krembil researchers pioneer a safe and effective treatment option for anorexia nervosa. [Learn More]
Finding the Root Cause

Gene linked to spinal arthritis sits at the crossroad between cellular stress and inflammation. [Learn More]
All in the Family

Genetic studies reveal complex interplay between inherited genes and neurological disorders. [Learn More]
Back to the Basics

Interaction between a gene and the body’s immune system may cause ankylosing spondylitis. [Learn More]

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