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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
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