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Friday, June 14, 2024  New discovery in how Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain
New research has uncovered how a toxic protein known to contribute to Alzheimer’s disease development, spreads through the brain; offering new avenues for targeted treatment.
Wednesday, June 12, 2024  Inaugural SRI Research Day highlights leading research across all platforms
The first-ever Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) Research Day, hosted by the SRI Student Network (SSN) on June 10th, showcased leading research from scientists, trainees and students across SRI’s biological, physical and evaluative clinical sciences platforms.
Wednesday, June 5, 2024  New cancer treatment significantly reduces tumour progression and death
A new approach for early cancer treatment known as radioligand therapy (RLT) has been shown to reduce the risk of advanced neuroendocrine tumour progression and death by 72 per cent in otherwise challenging areas to treat.
Tuesday, June 4, 2024  New study shows equity-deserving populations feel Virtual Emergency Department (ED) promotes cultural safety
A new Sunnybrook-led study published in PLOS ONE has found that members from equity deserving populations (EDPs) preferred virtual emergency healthcare under certain circumstances as they found the Virtual ED to be a more socially and culturally safe space with improved access compared to their experiences of in-person ED care.
Monday, June 3, 2024  Sunnybrook Inventors: Dr. Brian Courtney
Sunnybrook inventors like Dr. Brian Courtney, clinician-scientist in the Schulich Heart Program and co-founder of Conavi Medical are trailblazing patient care one idea at a time by working with partners to bring discoveries to the medical marketplace so they reach more patients.