May 2022
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

Recognizing Community Leadership

Congratulations to Krembil Senior Scientist Dr. Nigil Haroon for receiving the Pravasi Ratna Award from the National Federation of Malayalee Associations in Canada for his outstanding contributions to society. [Read More]

Donation to Support Research

On World Neurofibromatosis Day, May 17, UHN celebrated an anonymous donation of $11 million to support neurofibromatosis research and patient care at the Krembil Brain Institute. [Read More]

Predicting Disease Progression

Blood-based molecules may predict how quickly knee osteoarthritis will become more severe. [Learn More]
Brain Aging in Fast Forward

Study reveals how trigeminal neuralgia and other chronic pain conditions speed up brain aging. [Learn More]
New Take on an Old Disease

Researchers reframe Alzheimer disease as an autoimmune disorder and uncover new drug targets. [Learn More]
Drug Development

Krembil researchers synthesize a molecule with potential to treat inflammatory diseases. [Learn More]

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