Nov. 24, 2016
There’s a disconnect between patients’ and families’ stated values about end of life, and the medical treatments they choose when the time comes to make those hard decisions, says a new study by a Kingston General Hospital critical care physician.
“The driver behind our study was our...Read more
The Kingston General Hospital Research Institute congratulates KGHRI clinician scientist Dr. Stephen Vanner on being a recipient of Queen’s University’s 2016 Prize for Excellence in Research.
Dr. Vanner is one of five outstanding Queen’s researchers named to this year’s honour, which recognizes significant contributions to their field. Dr. Vanner was...Read more
David Maslove, a clinician scientist and intensive care specialist with the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute, has published new research that suggests that commercially available fitness trackers provide accurate enough data to be useful for patient monitoring in a hospital setting.
With the increasing popularity of personal fitness trackers –...Read more
Richard King is one of hundreds of patient volunteers who have taken part in respiratory studies over the past 25 years with Dr. Denis O’Donnell, a world renowned researcher in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) at Kingston General Hospital. Read his “Patients + Research” blog post on the ...Read more
Dr. Susan Bartels, a global health specialist at the KGH Research Institute, recently returned from Lebanon where she and a team are working to address a world health crisis – child marriage.
The flow of Syrian refugees into countries including Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon has created a dangerous scenario of...Read more
A joint research team at the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute have been awarded $9.8 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to continue their groundbreaking work into maternal and child health.
Dr. Graeme Smith, clinician scientist at KGHRI and Head of Obstetrics...Read more
KGHRI molecular geneticist and Queen’s University cancer researcher Harriet Feilotter (Pathology and Molecular Medicine) is co-leading a multi-institutional study with Dr. John Bartlett of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) on the efficacy of a genetic sequencing assay that tests more than 100 genetic mutations in cancer cells. (An...Read more
Doctors and scientists in the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute have received more than $1 million from the Ontario Research Fund for investigations into cancer, heart and lung disease, pain, irritable bowel syndrome and eye diseases, as well as research into biomaterials for medical implants.
Six of the seven awards...Read more
A new joint study by a clinician-researcher at Kingston General Hospital and the University of Calgary aims to create a framework to assist intensive care physicians in partnering with patient’s families, to enable and empower them as advocates and participants in patient care.
A Kingston General Hospital clinician scientist specializing in 3-D cardiac and vascular imaging has been selected for a unique, two-week science exchange program in China this August.
Dr. Amer Johri, director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Network at Queen’s (CINQ), will share his experience with clinician-scientists at the Sun Yat-Sen University in the...Read more