Researchers affiliated with the KGH Research Institute have been awarded a total of $3.56M in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to support 6 key research projects focusing on new treatments for patients. 

“Our researchers are leading the way in advancing discoveries that are helping us better...Read more

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on patient care, indigenous methodologies in nursing, and the role of nurses in Medical Assistance in Dying will be keynote topics highlighted at this year’s Kingston Nursing Research Conference. 

The virtual event, to be conducted via the Zoom platform, will take place Thursday, March...Read more

Researcher Anne Ellis, along with co-investigators Stephen Vanner and Prameet Sheth, receive federal funding to study COVID transmission and immunity among students and staff working in healthcare.

Researcher, clinician, and chair in the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Queen’s University, Anne Ellis (Medicine) is perhaps best known for her role as...Read more

Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

Kingston, ONT. – For the ninth consecutive year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has been named one of the Top 40 research hospitals in Canada. 

The annual list compiled by Re$earch Infosource ranks hospitals across the country based on total research...Read more

Monday, Sept. 28, 2020

KINGSTON, Ont. – Queen’s University announced that it has entered into a research collaboration and licensing agreement with Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc., for the development and commercialization of gene therapy for GM2 gangliosidoses.

The GM2 gangliosidoses are a group of degenerative/inflammatory diseases...Read more


The KGH Research Institute is pleased to recognize Dr. Mona Sawhney as the winner of the KGHRI Fifth Anniversary Prize in Queen’s University’s 2020 Art of Research Competition.

Dr. Sawhney, a Kingston Health Sciences Centre nurse-scientist and nurse-practitioner specializing in chronic pain management, was awarded the $500 prize for...Read more

Five clinician-scientists and researchers associated with the Kingston General Health Research Institute and Kingston Health Sciences Centre are among 13 recipients of Queen’s University’s Rapid Response funding competition supporting COVID-19 research.

“It is fantastic to see our researchers funded to address a diverse array of critical health-related issues associated with...Read more

Modifying existing antiviral drugs for better outcomes and revealing the mechanisms of a mysterious blood clotting syndrome are among six new COVID-19 research projects being pursued by researchers and clinician scientists at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Kingston General Health Research Institute, and Queen’s University. The research is supported by funding...Read more

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