May 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

Bridging the Gap

The Krembil Research Institute has established the Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery (CMCDD). Once fully operational, the facility will offer a variety of services to help researchers translate their scientific discoveries into products that will benefit patients. [Read More]

Advocating for Science

On April 14, Krembil researchers, staff and trainees showed their unwavering support for research by attending the second annual Toronto March for Science, which was held at Nathan Phillips Square. Of the Research Institutes at UHN, Krembil had the largest presence at the event and sported some of the most creative signs. [Read More]

Being in the Right State of Mind

UHN study helps to explain why mental state influences effect of therapy on brain cells. [Learn More]
Confirming TOR-BSSTĀ© is the Best

Screening tool is the most sensitive way to detect swallowing problems in stroke patients. [Learn More]
Bringing Objectivity into Sight

New way to objectively measure visual discomfort could unlock new avenues in vision research. [Learn More]
Eyeing Better Protection

Scientists discover a signalling pathway that could help prevent eye damage. [Learn More]

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