The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research, at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (University Health Network) are collaborating with Apple, Inc., to give heart failure patients even more control over their health, and usher in a new era of remote monitoring possibilities.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Society of Research on Adolescence (SRA), and the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) have announced that they are jointly committing to advancing scholarly inquiry related to racism and its impact on education- and youth development-related settings, processes, and outcomes, and promoting the use and dissemination of this research and its practical application to serve the public good.
The Center for Carbon Management in Energy, a research center at the University of Houston, is collaborating with the Southern States Energy Board to promote the rapid deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage technologies.
Doctors will soon be able to use fat to diagnose musculoskeletal disease within seconds and predict the risk of falls and fractures in older people, thanks to a world-leading tool developed by Melbourne researchers. Tissue Compass™ was developed to enable clinicians to quantify, within seconds, fat infiltration of muscle and bone. It is being tested with more than 3000 participants, in collaboration with six top American universities.
The Centre for Probe Development and Commercialization (CPDC) and adMare BioInnovations (adMare) are pleased to announce they have formed a new collaboration, "The CPDC-adMare Radiopharmaceutical Initiative (CARI)" to bring their respective resources together to advance an area of tremendous therapeutic and commercial potential in which Canada can gain a considerable global competitive advantage: radiopharmaceuticals. This field revolutionized precision medicine by the use of theranostics where targeted therapies are combined with diagnosis, treatment planning, drug delivery, and response assessment to improve cancer patient outcomes.
The USGS has updated its USMIN Mineral Deposit Database last month for the mineral commodity tungsten, one of 35 minerals declared critical by the Department of the Interior in 2018.
The animal tracking system in space, ICARUS, successfully concluded its test phase and starts scientific operations with a global study on the migration of blackbirds and thrushes - joint project of the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior and the University of Konstanz
C-Path) today announced the launch of the Critical Path for Sickle Cell Disease (CP-SCD) Consortium to support collaboration and regulatory endorsement of new medical product development tools for sickle cell disease. These tools will help to optimize and de-risk clinical trials to increase efficiency in developing and delivering safe, effective treatments for people living with sickle cell disease.
Positive Energy released new survey results examining Canadians' views on the role of oil and gas in Canada's current and future economy, and the respective roles of federal and provincial governments in the country's energy and climate future. This novel survey explores how party affiliation, ideology, region, gender, and age may influence opinions on these topics. The survey, conducted prior to the onset of COVID-19, provides a valuable benchmark for Canadians' views on oil, gas and government leadership.
A consortium of 12 health systems, led by UC San Diego Health, introduces COVID19questions.org, a site where clinicians, researchers, patients and the general public are invited to submit questions that could be answered by COVID-19 patient medical record data from 200+ hospitals.