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LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, last week’s fatal plane crash has raised questions about airplane automation. And, scientists are endorsing students from around the world who are walking out of school to pressure governments to take action combating climate change. Finally, leading scientists are calling for a global moratorium on editing human genes that can [...]

By |2019-03-20T01:35:48+00:00March 19th, 2019|Kyla Germain, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

Careers at UHN – Communications Specialist, Web Content – Toronto, Ontario

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Communications Specialist, Web Content in our Strategic Research Initiatives Development (StRIDe) Department. Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning. The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, [...]

By |2019-03-18T19:25:44+00:00March 18th, 2019|Job Applications, Job Posting|0 Comments

Shift Health is seeking an Analyst to join their dynamic team!

Overview Shift Health is a strategy consultancy devoted exclusively to healthcare and life sciences. We work globally with government, academia, industry, the not-for-profit sector and healthcare providers to amplify healthcare and research leadership, advance global health innovation and achieve eminence in healthcare markets worldwide. Role Shift Health is seeking an Analyst to join our dynamic [...]

By |2019-03-08T15:36:35+00:00March 8th, 2019|Job Posting|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, Japan’s health ministry has approved the first ever trial of ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells to treat spinal-cord injuries in humans. It has been three months following the birth of twin girls with CRISPR-edited genomes. Read more about what we know and what we still have yet to determine. Lastly, if you’ve [...]

By |2019-02-27T07:58:38+00:00February 27th, 2019|Celina Liu, ScienceNews&Innovation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, scientists have successfully reprogrammed pancreatic cells that do not usually produce insulin to do so, effectively reducing blood sugar levels in mice and raising hope for diabetics. And, following a long U.S. government shutdown, Congress has approved a new budget deal that will see the biggest FDA funding increase [...]

By |2019-02-19T14:40:33+00:00February 19th, 2019|Kyla Germain, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

ImmunoBiochem is looking to hire an industrial PDF!

Interested in R&D positions with focus on oncology? ImmunoBiochem is an early-stage drug development company working on tumor microenvironment-targeted biologics. Check out their job posting. ImmunoBiochem Corporation - Industrial Post-Doctoral Fellow ImmunoBiochem is an early-stage drug developer based at JLABS @ Toronto, advancing the development of novel tumor microenvironment-targeted biological therapeutics for the treatment of heterogeneous [...]

By |2019-02-13T23:09:21+00:00February 13th, 2019|Job Applications, Job Posting|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

Today, in our weekly LSCDS feature #ScienceNews,  we would like to highlight this editorial on ‘Right To Shop’ Legislation in Utah that permits purchasing a 90-day supply of a prescription across the boarder:  “Americans cross border into Mexico to buy insulin at a fraction of U.S. cost”. In industry, the spotlight is on Sanofi as the momentum seems to have returned [...]

By |2019-02-13T11:18:00+00:00February 13th, 2019|Bassem Toeama, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, the plot thickens for Huawei as top US universities now ban research funding from the Chinese telecommunications firm. On a brighter note, scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center successfully constructed an 'atlas' of HIV mutations to provide insights into improved vaccine design. Finally, maybe you're feeling a bit of [...]

By |2019-02-06T03:09:32+00:00February 6th, 2019|Pailin Chiaranunt, Personal Stories, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments

LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation

This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, scientists have cloned a gene-edited monkey. The disabled gene is crucial to the sleep-wake cycle and might lead to populations of genetically identical primates that could be used for future biomedical research. Researchers have suggested that microbial infections may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The findings linking poor oral [...]

By |2019-01-29T21:29:19+00:00January 29th, 2019|Celina Liu, ScienceNews&Innovation|0 Comments