November 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

Krembil’s New Communications Team

Krembil has recruited two talented communication specialists to help share our researchers’ work. Heather Sherman has made over 200 short documentaries about science for Discovery Canada. Travis Boyco is trained in professional communication, as well as multimedia design and production. [Read More]

Sharing our Stories

On October 24, Krembil launched two publications: the Krembil Annual Report and the Krembil Brain Institute magazine. Both include a collection of stories describing our research and achievements, interesting facts and figures and eye-catching visuals. [Read More]

Giving Old Drugs a New Life

Researchers show that two drugs for fungal infections could help treat brain cancer. [Learn More]
A Harbinger of Severe Disease

Back X-rays could help rheumatologists identify patients with severe psoriatic arthritis. [Learn More]
Breathing a Sigh of Relief

Distinct group of nerve cells promote breathing after spinal cord injury. [Learn More]
Intercepting the Messenger

Potential new treatment for osteoarthritis could stop knee and spine joint destruction. [Learn More]

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