Nephrology Issue: Director’s Message

Nephrology Issue: Director’s Message

The start of a new year is a time to reflect on improving ourselves and reaching our goals. Here at IMS, we are always aiming for excellency, and we are looking for ways to improve. This past year we reflected …

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Nephrology Issue: Letter from the Editors

Nephrology Issue: Letter from the Editors

The start of a new year always brings new resolutions to help become our better self. For most of us, getting enough sleep, exercise, healthy food, and drinking more water are definitely on our wish-list. What do those healthy …

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Women’s Health Issue: Director’s Message

Women’s Health Issue: Director’s Message

Summertime is not the time only for holidays here at the Institute of Medical Science. Throughout the year, IMS researchers work on the medical issues that are vital to the wellbeing of our community locally and globally, and “Women’s Health” …

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Women’s Health Issue: Letter from the Editors

Women’s Health Issue: Letter from the Editors

How can we heal women if we don’t study them? How can we diagnose, treat, and prevent common diseases without understanding how they behave in the female body? When it comes to medicine, why does sex and gender matter?

These …

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Winter 2020: The Nephrology Issue

Winter 2020: The Nephrology Issue

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IMS Magazine | IMS Magazine

IMS Magazine | IMS Magazine

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Educated, A Memoir: Book Review

Educated, A Memoir: Book Review

By Beatrice Ballarin

This year I picked Educated by Tara Westover for my summer readings by the Venetian beaches. I have heard a lot about this book, although I do not usually read memoirs, I decided to see for myself …

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안녕하세요 Annyeonghaseyo! Hello from South Korea!

안녕하세요 Annyeonghaseyo! Hello from South Korea!

By Mikaeel Valli

On Tuesday April 4th, 2019 at 1:17 pm, an email appeared in my inbox titled “IBRO Award Notification.” I quickly opened the email to discover that I was selected to receive the 2019 World Congress …

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Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research

Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research

By Laura Best and Alexa Desimone

It was summer 2019. Across the desk sat Vasu Venkateswaran, smiling after catching me up on the current status of the Ori Rotstein Lecture in Translational Research. She looked at me and asked “Ok, …

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SURP Research Day 2019: A great day of learning and discovery

SURP Research Day 2019: A great day of learning and discovery

By Sonja Elsaid

The 36th Institute of Medical Science (IMS) Annual SURP (Summer Undergraduate Research Program) Research Day was held on August 14, 2019, at Hart House. SURP Research Day was the concluding event of a 12 –week summer …

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Marrying Science and Business

Marrying Science and Business

By Rehnuma Islam

Rebecca grew up in Ottawa as the middle child of a family of 5 siblings. Her parents instilled in their kids the importance of higher education. In school, she excelled in the sciences and continued her post-secondary …

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