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Gluten Intolerance Remains Largely Undiagnosed in Canada

Research on a large sample of Canadians suggests that most people with celiac disease don’t know they have it.
Oct 6 / 2017

Fostering Public Trust in Science, One Selfie at a Time

On any given day, with a smartphone in hand, Samantha Yammine might be debunking science myths, arguing why evolution works or giving career advice to aspiring scientists, all the while running experiments to complete PhD. And taking selfies.  
Oct 6 / 2017

Research Reflections: Professor Dan Drucker on Lizard Venom, Serendipity and the Rigours of Reproducibility

U of T Medicine hosts the Smithies Lecture, honouring the work of genetics pioneer and Nobel laureate Oliver Smithies, and supported since 2008 by Sanofi Aventis. The October 2017 lecture offered an engaging look at the career of one of Canada’s pioneers in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes.
Oct 6 / 2017

Resident Survey Reveals Much Satisfaction But Important Problems

As Chief of Emergency Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital, Professor Glen Bandiera has a frontline view of the stresses and strains at play in a busy teaching hospital. For medical residents – MD grads who are training for another 2-7 years in their chosen specialty – the stakes are high and the environment can be more than stressful.
Oct 5 / 2017

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