Way Forward Update, December 2014

Way Forward Update, December 2014

Update to University Council, December 2014

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SAD could be more than seasonal

SAD could be more than seasonal

Dr. Rudy Bowen, a professor of Psychiatry at the College of Medicine who studies mood and anxiety disorders, feels that for most of us it should simply be referred to as ‘Seasonal Change in Behaviour and Mood.’

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Biomarker research could help improve early concussion diagnosis

Biomarker research could help improve early concussion diagnosis

The NHL saw a disturbing increase in concussions between 2009 and 2012

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College of Medicine student named to Academic All-America Team

College of Medicine student named to Academic All-America Team

Four years ago Joshua Butcher drove from Edmonton to Saskatoon, the day after his last final exam at the University of Alberta, to tryout for the Huskies’ football team as a walk-on.

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U of S researcher takes step closer to repairing nerves

U of S researcher takes step closer to repairing nerves

A research team at the U of S has discovered an important molecular worker in the repair shop of the body’s nervous system

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U of S researcher looking into ties between breast cancer, Alzheimer’s

U of S researcher looking into ties between breast cancer, Alzheimer’s

What do depression, diabetes, breast cancer and Alzheimer’s disease have in common?

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Study looks at asthma prevention

Study looks at asthma prevention

Oluwole will work with the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture at the U of S to investigate how environmental exposure can affect lung health in children in and around Prince Albert and Regina, cities where the centre has research partners.

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Cancer care

Cancer care

Researchers are making progress in determining how molecular-specific proteins may be linked to certain types of cancer.

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HQC and RaDAR partner on dementia project

HQC and RaDAR partner on dementia project

Collaborators from HQC and RaDAR team are working together to better understand dementia care and the number of people who are living with dementia in Saskatchewan

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Bones of contention

Bones of contention

In Canada, bone fractures due to osteoporosis affect one in three women and one in five men over their lifetimes

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U of S research discovery holds potential benefit for cystic fibrosis sufferers

U of S research discovery holds potential benefit for cystic fibrosis sufferers

University of Saskatchewan researchers working at the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron

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Dogs prove excellent models for human cancer research

Dogs prove excellent models for human cancer research

Researchers in the College of Medicine are spending time at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCFM), keeping an eye on dogs with cancer in an effort to improve the effectiveness of cancer treatment in humans.

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