Could artificial intelligence help manage preterm birth? Prestigious fellowship to help Dr. Steven Hawken find out
January 15, 2020 - Dr. Steven Hawken has been awarded a Health Research Foundation Fellowship in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Health Research, one of only two in the country. The $100,000 award will allow Dr. Hawken to use advanced AI and predictive modeling to ...
To help protect research, experts agree on a definition of predatory publishing
January 15, 2020 - Leading scholars and publishers from The Ottawa Hospital’s Centre for Journalology, the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management, and other institutions from around the world have agreed on a consensus definition of predatory publishing.
New method can help labs around the world grow stem cells more efficiently
January 15, 2020 - Researchers from Dr. William Stanford’s lab have developed a more efficient way to grow all kinds of cells from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).
Nothing to sniff at: Screening platform identifies drugs that could fight the common cold
January 10, 2020 - A team led by Dr. Robin Parks has developed a new way to identify drugs that may be good candidates for treating the common cold. While many products can treat cold symptoms, there is currently no way to treat the viruses that causes the disease, ...
Older blood just as good as fresh in critically ill children
January 10, 2020 - A large international clinical trial conducted in critically ill children has shown that fresh red cell transfusions (stored for seven days or less) are no better than older red cells (stored for up to 25 days).
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