An intensive care physician with the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute has been awarded $5.7 million to study the use of glutamine on patients with severe burns.
Dr. Daren Heyland is lead investigator in the five-year study, which will examine the effectiveness of glutamine, an inexpensive nutrient, on 2,700 patients...Read more
Researchers at Kingston General Hospital will soon have a dedicated space for their investigations and collaborations. Early design and development stages of the $5.7 million, 10,000 square-foot W.J. Henderson Centre for Patient-Oriented Research have been approved by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Construction tendering will begin in...Read more
A new mobile phone app has been launched in Kingston with a goal of saving the lives of people who experience cardiac arrest outside of the hospital. Kingston is the first community in Canada to introduce PulsePoint – a free app that is already saving lives in more than 1,000...Read more
Roger Deeley, President of the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute and Vice-Dean, Research, Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Peer-selected fellowship in the Royal Society is one of the highest honours bestowed on Canadian scholars, artists and scientists in the...Read more
Trustees from the William James Henderson Foundation pledged $1 million over four years to the University Hospital Kingston Foundation (UHKF), their largest gift to date, to help build the Centre for Patient-Oriented Research at Kingston General Hospital (KGH). In recognition of this generous gift, the new research facility will be...Read more
A synthetic stool treatment tested at Kingston General Hospital has been getting quite a bit of national and international attention, and with good reason. The proof-of-concept trial has been shown to cure those experiencing chronic C. difficile infections.
The results of the trial were just published...Read more
A synthetic stool treatment transplanted during a proof-of-concept trial at Kingston General Hospital has been shown to cure those who experience chronic C. difficile infections.
The results of the trial were published in Microbiome, a peer-reviewed scientific journal and were part of a co-authored study written by...Read more