Dr. D.J. Cook, KGHRI clinician-scientist and a neurosurgeon at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, has been awarded $40,000 from the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation Women’s Giving Circle for his innovative research into brain bleeds in the elderly.
Dr. Cook and a team at KHSC, Providence Care and Queen’s University are working...Read more
Danielle McCully is helping to open new avenues of research into inherited blood disorders. Diagnosed with mild hemophilia in her early 20s, she is a frequent participant in research being done by Dr. Paula James, one of Canada’s foremost experts on bleeding disorders. Recently her story was profiled in the...Read more
New research by Dr. Amer Johri, a clinician-scientist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, shows that non-invasive ultrasound imaging of the major arteries in the neck may hold the key to better treatment of patients with coronary artery disease.
In a recently completed study, Dr. Johri,and his team used 2D ultrasound...Read more
KHSC physician Dr. Paula James has revealed women who are carriers of hemophilia A, an inherited bleeding disorder, experience abnormal bleeding in about 30 per cent of cases. Dr. James is working to unravel the mystery as to why this abnormal bleeding, including nosebleeds, heavy periods, and bleeding following childbirth, occurs....Read more
Research led by Dr. David Berman, Director of the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute and a clinician-scientist with the KGH Research Institute, has identified a simpler, faster and lower-cost approach to diagnostic testing that could rapidly improve personalized treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC).
Currently, molecular sequencing is widely used in...Read more
For the eighth consecutive year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has been named one of the ‘Top 40’ research hospitals in the country. The list, compiled by RE$EARCH Infosource each year, ranks hospitals based on both total research spending and research intensity. KHSC has been on the list every year...Read more
A new study headed by KGH Research Institute clinician-scientist Dr. Chris Evans has revealed people who experience major injuries requiring hospitalization, such as those caused by car crashes and falls, have a much higher risk of being admitted to hospital for mental health disorders. Results showed that this group is at...Read more
For frail and elderly individuals, brain bleeds caused by falling are a major health risk. For some, there’s also a risk of misdiagnosis, because the symptoms of a brain bleed (most commonly a subdural hematoma) can be mistaken for age-related conditions such as dementia, neurological disease or medication effects.
Kingston, an epicentre of Lyme disease, is now home to a new multidisciplinary research network that will bring together scientists, physicians, and patients to further investigate the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of this tick-borne illness.
The $4M Pan-Canadian Research Network on Lyme Disease is led by Dr. Kieran Moore, a...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has become the first in North America to offer a unique surgical procedure to treat patients with a complex aortic disease known as an aortic dissection, a life-threatening condition in which the largest artery in the body splits or breaks.
Repairing the aorta, especially at...Read more