September 2020
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

Virtual Krembil Research Day 2020

Krembil’s annual Research Day was held a little differently this year. Investigators, trainees and staff pulled up a chair to celebrate the research achievements of their colleagues from the comfort of their home or office. The event featured talks from leadership, trainees, as well as poster presentations and inspiring videos.
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Coming Together for Dementia

On World Alzheimer’s Day, Krembil Brain Institute, together with the Alzheimer Society of Canada, hosted a free, virtual event called The Future of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Over 300 viewers heard first-hand perspectives from those living with dementia and their loved ones, as well as from leading scientists. [Read More]

Neurophysiologist Joins Krembil

Dr. Luka Milosevic joined the Krembil as a Scientist. Dr. Milosevic is a biomedical engineer, researcher and intraoperative neurophysiologist. Dr. Luka comments, "I’m looking forward to collaborating with the incredibly talented scientists at Krembil and contributing positively to the lives of individuals living with neurological conditions." [Read More]
More than Face Value

Machine learning enables in-depth mapping of abnormalities caused by trigeminal neuralgia. [Learn More]
Losing Sleep after Illness

Study links sleep problems after release from intensive care unit with cognitive decline. [Learn More]
A Promising Candidate

Early data suggest that furosemide may reduce the severity of COVID-19 infection. [Learn More]
A Matter of Perception

Disagreement found between self-reported and performance-based measures of physical function. [Learn More]

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