The fruits of the labour of research can take years to travel from bench to bedside. A recent COVID-19 study on remote care, however, planted a seed that has quickly blossomed into an important pilot project at KHSC to provide virtual care to patients that is reducing the length of...Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how quickly a virus can change our entire world in just a small amount of time. Our best defense? Data.
KGH RI researcher Dr. Steven Brooks has teamed up with colleagues across the country to develop a new emergency department network that is using...Read more
A new research project is helping to provide life-saving tools and training in point-of-care ultrasound for physicians working in remote healthcare locations. The Accelerated Remote Consultation Tele-POCUS in Cardiopulmonary Assessment (ARCTICA) project, which is rolling out across the country, is providing critical skills training and support at a critical time,...Read more
COVID-19 is a dangerous, worldwide pathogen, stressing health systems and requiring novel thinking to help those sick enough to require mechanical ventilation. Dr. John Muscedere, a researcher at Kingston General Health Research Institute, is working with colleagues across the country to study a unique treatment for these patients – furosemide,...Read more
On March 4th, 2021 nurse-scientists from across Kingston’s healthcare sector presented their research at the 17th annual Kingston Nursing Research Conference. Among the presenters were Drs. Mona Sawhney and Mary Smith, keynote speakers at the event.
Drs. Sawhney and Smith, professors at Queen’s School of Nursing, are conducting research with...Read more
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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