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Researchers Find Mechanism Behind Neuron Death in ALS and Dementia

Researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of Cambridge have identified the molecular mechanism that leads to the death of neurons in some types of ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and in a common form of frontotemporal dementia.
Apr 20 / 2018

Drs. David Tang-Wai and John Thenganatt recognized for teaching performance, mentorship and advocacy

Congratulations to Dr. David Tang-Wai, associate professor in the Neurology division, and Dr. John Thenganatt, assistant professor in Respiratory Medicine, for receiving the U of T Faculty of Medicine Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Medical Education - Teaching Performance, Mentorship and Advocacy.
Apr 20 / 2018

Dr. Lynfa Stroud receives Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Medical Education - Development and Innovation

Congratulations to Dr. Lynfa Stroud, associate professor in General Internal Medicine, for winning the U of T Faculty of Medicine Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Medical Education - Development and Innovation. This award recognizes outstanding contributions of faculty members in program development, administration and innovation in postgraduate medical education. 
Apr 20 / 2018

The case for decriminalizing drugs: Dr. David Juurlink in The Toronto Star

No compassionate society should treat a health issue as a criminal one, promoting fear and isolation in the process - republished from The Toronto Star
Apr 15 / 2018
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