UHN establishes Krembil Brain Institute to harmonize and integrate clinical and research programs
UHN today established the Krembil Brain Institute (KBI) to formally create an academic health sciences entity that harmonizes the clinical and research priorities in the neurosciences. This new Institute will help clinicians, scientists and researchers based at Toronto Western Hospital and across UHN work together to seek better treatments and cures for diseases of the brain, spine and nerves.
University of Toronto researcher Lewis Kay wins the 2018 Herzberg Gold Medal, which comes with $1M
Lewis Kay, a Toronto researcher who developed a technique to watch microscopic proteins reposition themselves and change their shapes within cells, has won the $1 million Herzberg Gold Medal, Canada’s top science prize.
Record $100-million donation to CAMH underscores cultural shift on mental health
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health announced that it has received a record $100-million donation from an anonymous donor, monies that will be dedicated to research on everything from the causes of mental illness to how to improve access to care
Largest-ever gift to a Canadian rehab hospital will support new therapies for brain-related disorders
(Toronto - December 12, 2017) With a transformational gift of $20 million to the Toronto Rehab Foundation, Walter and Maria Schroeder, along with their family, have established The Walter and Maria Schroeder Brain Institute. This donation represents the largest ever made to a rehabilitation hospital in Canada.
Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis. Now St. Michael's Hospital is launching a $30M centre to fight MS | Toronto Star
The Barlo MS Centre, funded mainly by donations, is expected to be a global leader in multiple sclerosis care and research.
SensOR Medical - National Winner of James Dyson Award
Medical error is the 3rd leading cause of death, with an estimated 12% due to improper force. The ForceFilm is a thin add-on for minimally invasive surgical (MIS) instruments that provides surgeons with a digital sense of touch to help improve surgical safety