October 2017

With a Little Help from the Gut

Gut bacteria help the antidiabetic medication metformin lower blood sugar in rodents. /read more

Making Cancer Surgeries Safer

Concentrating high-risk cancer surgeries in designated hospital shortens hospital stays. /read more

Predicting Osteoarthritis Severity

High-fat diets cause lasting changes in metabolism that may predict osteoarthritis severity. /read more

Shock your Socks off

Alternative to compression stockings uses electric stimulation to prevent leg fluid buildup. /read more

Higher Purity, Greater Safety

Novel method developed at UHN could lead to safer stem cell-derived diabetes treatments. /read more

Let’s Talk about Medical Devices

Improved physician reporting of medical device incidents requires more support from hospitals. /read more
Historic Gift by Munk Foundation /read more
New Funding Accelerates Innovation /read more
Driver Lab: Full Speed Ahead /read more
2017 Keio Medical Science Prize /read more
UHN Team Awarded PCORI Funding /read more
World-renowned Oncologist Honoured /read more
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