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News archive - September 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Personalized Medical Care

Personalized medicine, or precision medicine, will be central to a robust and efficient health care system in the future. Professor Shirley Tang’s research in the area of Smart and Functional Materials will help lead to a more personalized medical system.

According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, total health care spending in Canada reached $242 billion in 2017. This represents 11.5 percent of Canada’s gross domestic product. Over the coming decades the Canadian healthcare system will change. 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Incoming Nanotechnology student lands $100,000 scholarship

A new Nanotechnology student will began her university careers this month with more than $100,000 each in backing from a national scholarship program. Lauren Prophet was among 34 young Canadians selected as Loran Scholars for 2018 from an initial pool of over 5,000 candidates.

The Loran Scholars Foundation, a national charity founded in 1988, puts a premium on evidence of character during a rigorous selection process to identify and nurture the next generation of leaders.

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