March 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

2020 Krembil Annual Report is Here

Krembil researchers are translating promise into progress in their mission to find cures for diseases of the brain, eyes, bones and joints.

Read about a selection of our greatest achievements over the past year in the 2020 Krembil Annual Report. [Read More]

Alzheimer’s Gairdner Symposium

On March 30-31, 2021, Krembil will host a virtual Gairdner Symposium on Alzheimer’s disease. This event is free to attend and open to the public.

The symposium will be presented in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and hosted by Canadian science communicator Jay Ingram. [Read More]

Cholesterol & Nervous System

Drugs used to lower cholesterol levels can help nerve fibres regenerate following injury. [Learn More]
Predicting Lupus Flare-Ups

Scientists identify a new way to predict the severity of systemic lupus erythematosus symptoms. [Learn More]
Wired Differently

Brain circuitry features may explain why men and women experience chronic pain differently. [Learn More]
Jump-Starting Memory

Scientists learn how deep brain stimulation causes memory recall in patients with dementia. [Learn More]

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