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
Two recent Queen’s University graduates are addressing a problem that has plagued clinical researchers for years: how to make it easy and convenient for ordinary citizens to get involved in research.
Dr. Angeles Garcia, a KGH Research Institute clinician-scientist and Queen’s University professor who made key discoveries in Alzheimer’s disease, has been posthumously recognized with the Irma M. Parhad Award for Excellence. The award, given by the Consortium of Canadian Centres for Cognitive Research (C5R), honours Dr. Garcia’s outstanding contributions to the...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has once again been named one of Canada’s Top 40 research hospitals by Re$earch Infosource. KHSC is one of 19 Ontario hospitals recognized on the list since it debuted in 2011.
Hospitals are ranked by their total research spending and research intensity. KHSC...Read more
Dr. Stephen Vanner, Director of the Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit (GIDRU) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Professor of Medicine at Queen’s University, and clinician-scientist, KGH Research Institute, has been named a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). It is one of Canada’s most prestigious academic honours. Fellows...Read more
Dr. Alan Lomax, a scientist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s gastrointestinal diseases research unit, has been awarded $790,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to study how the products of human gut microbes modulate the pain of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. ...Read more
Researchers and doctors at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Queen’s University are celebrating the completion of a $2.5 million facility that offers unique, “X-ray vision” insights into the biomechanics of nearly any joint in the human body.
While advances in orthopedic medicine have improved the mobility of humans worldwide, the...Read more
One of the greatest unmet needs of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is abdominal pain. Opioid drugs are the most effective treatment, but they have serious side effects.
However, new opioid drugs now in development offer longer-lasting pain relief with minimal side effects, and Dr. Stephen Vanner, a clinician-scientist...Read more