Researchers from Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Queen’s University have developed an in-house Coronavirus test that increases testing capacity and provides faster results.

Testing is key to managing the coronavirus pandemic.  Yet the costs of testing, the volume of people needing to be tested versus availability of tests, and waiting...Read more

A Queen’s University / Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) team of students, staff, faculty and health professionals is one of the nine finalists in the prestigious Code Life Ventilator Challenge. The Kingston team competed against over 1,000 teams from 94 countries working non-stop over two weeks to create the...Read more

A team of clinicians and engineers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Queen’s University are exploring the potential of sleep apnea technology for mass-producing ventilators – fast.  

Queen’s University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, the Human Mobility Research Centre and Ingenuity Labs have joined forces with Kingston Health...Read more

Attention KHSC-Queen’s clinician researchers: In response to the international COVID-19 pandemic, Queen’s University’s Vice-Principal (Research) has launched an internal initiative to fund and support research projects that will contribute to the development, testing, and implementation of medical or social countermeasures to mitigate the rapid spread of the virus and its...Read more

From the lab to the field to the hospital bed, researchers at Kingston’s hospitals and Queen’s University are once again depicting the fascination of their work through Queen’s annual Art of Research photo competition. 

This year, to celebrate the fifth year of this initiative, the KGH Research Institute is sponsoring...Read more

A simple-to-use tool for screening patients suspected of severe stroke has improved those patients’ access to Endovascular Thrombectomy (EVT), a clot-removal procedure that reduces the patient’s risk of mortality and long-term disability, research at Kingston Health Sciences Centre has shown. 

The tool uses a few observational cues to help triage...Read more

New technology in the KGH Research Institute’s W.J. Henderson Centre for Patient-Oriented Research is helping scientists accelerate their search for the causes of bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). 

Mass spectrometry equipment has transformed the centre’s Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit (GIDRU) lab into a state-of-the-art metabolomics facility....Read more

Machine learning in nursing practice, indigenous perspectives on research into kidney health, and the role of nurses in medical assistance in dying will be highlighted in keynote talks at this year’s Kingston Nursing Research Conference. The conference takes place Thursday, March 12 at the Donald Gordon Conference Centre. ...Read more

The health research community at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Queen’s University is mourning the death of Dr. Samuel Ludwin, an internationally recognized specialist in neurodegenerative diseases, and a cherished teacher, mentor and friend. 

An MD and neuropathologist who came to Kingston in 1975, Dr. Ludwin was a Professor of...Read more

Jan. 16, 2020

Dean Richard Reznick is pleased to announce that Tom Harris, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), Queen’s University, has appointed Dr. Steven Smith as Vice-Dean Research for the Faculty of Health Sciences, effective January 1, 2020.  Similarly, Dr. David Pichora, President and CEO, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), is...Read more

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