March 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

New Recruit Enriches Vision Research

In April 2018, Krembil's research community will welcome its newest member: Dr. Michael Reber, a neurobiologist examining the brain’s visual network. Dr. Reber plans to pursue several exciting research projects, including one that will explore how diseases of the retina and optic nerve affect the development and organization of visual networks. [Read More]

Strategic Support for Research

In February 2018, Carrie-Lynn Keiski became the new Krembil Research Strategy Development Specialist. In this role, Carrie will support strategic research initiatives at Krembil, including the development of institutional grant applications and award nominations. [Read More]

But Why Does It Work?

Researchers make progress in solving mystery surrounding deep brain stimulation. [Learn More]
Sign of Success

Three-month period after surgery foretells longer-term improvement in osteoarthritis knee pain. [Learn More]
Reading into Central Vision Loss

New measures provide more informative assessment of reading performance in central vision loss. [Learn More]
Rock-Steady Hands Win the Game

Researchers identify factors that can predict the success of surgery to control tremors. [Learn More]

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