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
Construction has officially begun on the W.J. Henderson Centre for Patient-Oriented Research.
Work on the 9,000 square-foot discovery hub on the Connell 4 wing of Kingston General Hospital was kicked off today by representatives of the W.J. Henderson Foundation, which pledged $1 million to the $4.2 million project, and other donors, who took...Read more
Palliative care and end-of-life issues have been headline news recently. Our aging population and the resulting strain on our health care system are raising questions about how and where we provide care. The proposed medically assisted dying bill has provoked a national conversation around what’s important to us and how...Read more
KGHRI clinician-scientist Paula James isn’t afraid to talk about periods, and she hopes others join the conversation in order to help women recognize if they have a bleeding disorder. The Let’s Talk Period website aims to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of bleeding disorders. As many as 35,000 Canadians may be...Read more
KINGSTON – A KGHRI clinician-scientist has been awarded $2.9 million to test whether a simple, inexpensive nutrient can improve the recovery of heart surgery patients.
The four-year international study, led by Dr. Daren Heyland, will examine the effects of high-dose selenium on how quickly cardiac patients recover from surgery, while...Read more
A research team at Kingston General Hospital is looking for local residents interested in taking part in a Canada-wide study of gastrointestinal disease.
The Kingston portion of the study, led by Dr. Stephen Vanner, will study the effects of a diet low in some types of carbohydrates on children and...Read more
KGHRI clinician scientist Ian Gilron is co-leading a new research network focused on chronic pain.
Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research under its Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) program, the Chronic Pain Network represents the largest and most coordinated effort to advance knowledge and patient care for millions...Read more