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  • Economics professor cancer-free after immunotherapy trial for skin cancer

    Economics professor Dr. David Gray took part in a clinical trial to see whether an immunotherapy drug could keep his high-risk skin cancer from coming back. Four years later, he’s still cancer-free.  Dr. David Gray’s cancer was hiding in plain sight. “It was a blemish on my cheek that just wouldn’t heal,” said the University of […]

  • Sailing enthusiast tests patient-centred approach to Parkinson’s care

    Sailing enthusiast Peter Juryn joined a pilot study that put him in charge of managing his Parkinson’s disease. An expert nurse helped him set his own care priorities and referred him to health-care professionals who specialize in his care needs. Sailing is a life-long love affair for Peter Juryn that began when was nine years […]

  • Research deep freezers reduce energy consumption by 85%

    The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute needs technical equipment, such as the research deep freezers, to run its daily operations. Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital store vaccines, medications, cells and chemicals in deep freezers – and by ‘deep’ they mean ‘really, really deep’ – temperatures as low as minus-80°C. Just like home freezers, they become less […]