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2014-01-22 12:26:03

Dr. Amy Cheung leading research to give doctors clinical tools that will help them spot teen depression and prevent teen suicide TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Let's Talk and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre today announced a new partnership in support of youth mental health - the $1 million Bell Canada Chair in Adolescent Mood & Anxiety Disorders. Dr. Amy Cheung, a prominent youth psychiatrist and researcher at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, has been named the...

2013-10-09 08:28:57

Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for North American clinical study during Breast Cancer Awareness Month; 12 artists donate 13 original works worth over $15,000 to support campaign TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - WaveCheck -- a painless, non-surgical clinical technique developed by a Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre oncologist and a Ryerson University physicist and supported by MaRS Innovation -- is poised to transform chemotherapy response monitoring for women with breast...

2013-09-03 12:27:01

TORONTO, September 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, home to one of the largest high risk birthing centres and neonatal intensive care units in Canada, and Insception Lifebank Cord Blood Program, Canada's largest and most experienced cord blood program, announced today a partnership to advance education and services to parents about banking cord blood. "We did a substantial amount of research prior to the decision, and concluded that the...

2012-11-30 12:25:11

Urologist Dr. Rajiv Singal puts words into action in Movember Campaign TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - With the completion of Movember, the Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) Foundation has congratulated Dr. Rajiv Singal for his inspirational campaign that saw him finish first in Ontario by raising over $42,000 in support of the fight against prostate cancer. Dr. Singal, longtime Head of the division of urology and current Lead of the surgical robotics program, demonstrated his...

2012-05-31 23:00:46

Iowa home health provider selects CareAnyware to improve quality and efficiency. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 CareAnyware, Inc., is pleased to welcome SunnyBrook Home Care, Inc. to their growing family of home health software users. SunnyBrook has implemented CareAnyware as their point-of-care and billing system to provide the best care to more patients in their service area and improve overall agency operations. SunnyBrook selected CareAnyware because of the...

2012-03-23 23:01:33

Getinge Canada Limited is launching a new audit process for hospitals in Canada to make them aware of the potential to save operational costs when transforming from old to innovative technology used in the Medical Device Reprocessing Department. Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Getinge Canada started the process in 2008, when they provided a grant to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre to conduct a retrospective study comparing the old system used for years, to the latest...

2012-02-17 11:45:00

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Nicole Onetto, Deputy Director and Chief Scientific Officer of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), today announced the launch of an innovative Phase III clinical trial that aims to determine whether multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) coupled with transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided biopsy (called fusion technology) can accurately identify men with prostate cancer who are at risk of developing aggressive disease. The...

2011-10-20 08:00:00

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Segasist Technologies, a Canadian software company developing next-generation image contouring platforms for biomedical applications, is delighted to announce that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Prostate Auto-Contouring software 'Segasist P-AC'.  Segasist P-AC is a software tool developed for the purpose of segmenting MR, CT and Ultrasound images of the prostate gland for diagnostic and...

2011-02-15 07:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. and TORONTO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Toronto, Canada) announced that they have entered into a research agreement and licensing option for vasculotide, an investigational compound to treat chronic wounds. This includes neuropathic diabetic foot ulcers caused by a lack of sensation and neuropathic ulcers that are complicated by peripheral arterial disease, commonly called neuroischemic...

2010-11-26 09:06:00

TORONTO, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ - Segasist Technologies, a Canadian software company developing contouring productivity tools for medical imaging, has today announced the receipt of funding from The Health Technology Exchange (HTX) towards support of clinical validation of its software, to be conducted at the Lawson Health Research Institute and London Health Sciences Centre (London, Ontario). Experts from Sunnybrook Research Institute and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will also...