September 2017
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

Arthritis Research in Focus

The Krembil Research Institute has partnered with The Globe and Mail to release a magazine series highlighting Krembil research advancements. The third magazine in the series was distributed to Globe and Mail subscribers across Canada on September 7, 2017 and focuses on success stories in arthritis research. [Read More]

Summer Student Research Day

The 2017 Krembil Summer Student Research Day took place on August 23. The event, which was co-hosted by Drs. Frances Skinner and Joan Wither, offers summer students the opportunity to practice their presentation skills and to hear about different research performed by their peers over the summer. [Read More]
Facing the Strange Changes

Time and again, as new technologies hit mainstream, so do associated health concerns. [Learn More]
Variations on a Gene

Researchers identify gene variants that are associated with psoriatic disease. [Learn More]
Breaking Epilepsy’s Genetic Code

Genetic tests could improve diagnosis and treatment in patients with unexplained epilepsy. [Learn More]
Predicting Osteoarthritis Severity

High-fat diets cause lasting changes in metabolism that may predict osteoarthritis severity. [Learn More]

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