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Research & Innovation

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A team of researchers at the University of Manitoba, led by professor Joe LoVetri, are working to create the world's first microwave-based diagnostic imaging tool, a device that could revolutionize the way we detect and treat certain diseases, including breast cancer.

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Crunching the numbers

Manitoba has one of the highest rates of kidney disease in Canada. As a result, it is becoming increasingly clear that efforts to prevent kidney failure are not just critical for the individual patient; they are also important in terms of trying to contain Manitoba's health-care costs. That's where the Chronic Disease Innovation Centre (CDIC) comes in.

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Formula for better care

A Winnipeg physician's equation for predicting kidney failure is helping patients and saving the health-care system millions of dollars.

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Dissecting dementia

A St. Boniface Hospital research team led by Dr. Benedict Albensi is working to unravel the mysteries of chronic brain disorders such as dementia and Alzheimer disease.

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