Four ways to take your idea for Canadian healthcare innovation beyond the pilot phase

Four ways to take your idea for Canadian healthcare innovation beyond the pilot phase

Making sure our prescription medications are safe and worth taking

Making sure our prescription medications are safe and worth taking

Canada needs a national drug surveillance system

Canada needs a national drug surveillance system

Interviews with Dr. Robyn Tamblyn and Dr. Jenna Wong Medications can be life-saving. But they are only as good as our knowledge about them. The time is right for a national drug surveillance system to kept better track of our experiences with medications. Jenna Wong recently received her PhD from the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics […]

Despite the fanfare, the medical benefits of marijuana remain experimental for many conditions

Despite the fanfare, the medical benefits of marijuana remain experimental for many conditions

How one Manitoban began his journey into AIDS research

How one Manitoban began his journey into AIDS research

Want an innovative economy? Fund research

Want an innovative economy?  Fund research

Les données, un bien public?

Les données, un bien public?

The Research Chair Pocosa/Policies, Knowledge and Health hosted a round-table discussion in Montreal on November 26, 2015 about the use of administrative data in the health care sector. Health data is still largely under-exploited by researchers and civil society. How can these databases be used to better analyze and reform the health care system in Canada? Are administrative databases a […]

Why Canadian researchers need to be more vocal in the media

Why Canadian researchers need to be more vocal in the media

Talking to the media for a scientist may be a scary prospect. Yet some are calling on their peers to have their voices more often heard in the media in order to counter balance the voices of think tanks and lobbyists.