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Posted Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:44 in Health

Incoming dean, Faculty of Medicine

Dalhousie University announces appointment of Dr. David Anderson as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

Dalhousie University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Anderson as dean of the Faculty of Medicine for a five-year term, effective July 1, 2015. Dr. Anderson will replace Dr. Tom Mar...  Read more


Posted Thu, 12/04/2014 - 15:14 in Health

Dal scientist discovers new drug combination that shuts down aggressive breast cancers

Scientists at Dalhousie Medical School have successfully tested a never-before-used combination of drugs that effectively shuts down aggressive, metabolically active HER2-positive breast cancers. Thes...  Read more


Posted Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:51 in Health

Dalhousie set to expand biomedical research with new zebrafish lab

Dalhousie Medical School is opening a new zebrafish lab that will provide researchers with access to state-of-the-art facilities for developing and studying zebrafish models of disease, and for testin...  Read more


Posted Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:54 in Health

Finding new weapons to fight flu

Dalhousie Medical School researchers have discovered a potential new treatment for influenza A – the virus responsible for flu pandemics. By studying the way the virus interacts with infected ce...  Read more


Posted Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:16 in Health

Dalhousie-led research finds promising new treatment for psoriasis

In one of the largest psoriasis studies reported to date, an international team of researchers led by Dalhousie Medical School’s Dr. Richard Langley has verified the key protein that causes the ...  Read more


Posted Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:34 in Health

Dalhousie neuroscientists receive top rankings and $1.7 million from CIHR to learn how spinal cord circuits make us move

Two neuroscientists at Dalhousie Medical School have received $1.7 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to answer key questions about how circuits in the spinal cord allow us to mov...  Read more


Posted Thu, 05/08/2014 - 14:59 in Health

Internationally recognized autism expert appointed Joan and Jack Craig Chair in Autism Research

Dr. Isabel Smith, a psychologist with the IWK Health Centre’s Autism Research Centre and a professor in Dalhousie’s departments of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience, has been ap...  Read more


Posted Wed, 05/07/2014 - 08:27 in Health

Making patients healthier: how nurse practitioners improve health-care delivery

A new study by Dalhousie University and Ryerson University finds that patients receiving holistic care from nurse practitioners (NPs)—in collaboration with other health-care professionals— experie...  Read more


Posted Wed, 04/23/2014 - 15:32 in Health

When sex hurts: helping couples cope with genital pain

Dr. Natalie Rosen of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is developing new supportive approaches for women and couples coping with genital pa...  Read more


Posted Mon, 11/25/2013 - 06:00 in Health

Representational photograph for print.

WATCH: Women and trans people left behind in HIV research (Expert@dal)

We're still seeing new HIV infections and there's still a lack of understanding of the virus, even after decades of progress in research and treatment. Dalhousie's health promotion expert ...  Read more


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