Press releases

Awards

C150 award ceremoney

  • Epicentre of inclusivity (November 25, 2021) Read more
  • Anita Layton named among 2021 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 (October 25, 2021) Read more
  • The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) recently awarded Anita Layton with one of its 2021 fellowships. (September 2, 2021) Read more
  • Faculty of Mathematics Professor Anita Layton named 2021 Krieger-Nelson Prize recipient. (January 20, 2021) Read more
  • Dr. Anita Layton to receive the 2021 Krieger-Nelson Prize. (January 19, 2021) Read more
  • 2021 CMS summer meeting, Krieger-Nelson Prize Lecture by Anita Layton. (June 10, 2021) Video
  • Meet Canada 150 Research Chair Anita Tam Layton. (June 29, 2018) YouTube
  • Two top researchers join Waterloo as Canada 150 Research Chairs. (April 2, 2018) Read more

Research in the news

ibuprofen

2022
  • Mixing BP Meds With NSAID May Be 'Triple Whammy' for Kidneys (May 12 2022) Read more
  • In a large Norwegian newspaper: Slår alarm etter Ibux-funn - Det burde stå en klar advarsel på pakken, sier Legemiddelverket. (May 12 2022) Read more
  • Taking ibuprofen with common high blood pressure meds can injure kidneys: study. (May 6 2022) Read more
  • Combining certain meds with ibuprofen can permanently injure kidneys. (May 5 2022) Read more
  • Combining certain medications with ibuprofen can permanently injure kidneys. (May 5 2022) Read more
  • Layton Lab releases new videos in latest work on knowledge translation and research communications. (April 14, 2022) Read more
  • Computer drug simulations offer warning about promising diabetes and cancer treatment. (February 28, 2022) Read more
  • Computer drug simulations offer warning about promising diabetes and cancer treatment. (February 28, 2022) Read more 
  • Computer drug simulations offer warning about promising diabetes and cancer treatment. (February 28, 2022) Read more
  • Modelling study from University of Waterloo looks at spread of emerging variants. (February 10, 2022) Read more
  • Toronto Star: Modelling study from University of Waterloo looks at spread of emerging variants. (February 10, 2022) Read more
  • Computer model shows the best ways to slow the spread of COVID-19. (February 9, 2022) Read more
  • Researchers develop computer model to show ways to curb COVID-19 spread. (February 9, 2022) Read more
  • Applied mathematicians create computer model of dynamics of COVID-19. (February 9, 2022) Read more
  • Better understanding the impacts of pregnancy on kidneys. (January 24, 2022) Read more
  • Computational models reveal effects of pregnancy on kidneys. (January 24, 2022) Read more
  • Applied mathematicians using computational models to understand effects of pregnancy on kidneys. (January 24, 2022) Read more
  • Computer simulations help better understand effect of pregnancy on kidneys. (January 24, 2022) Read more
  • Australia: Computer simulations help better understand the impact of pregnancy on kidneys. (January 24, 2022) Read more
2021
  • Anita Layton co-principal investigator on $2M CIHR-Kidney Foundation-funded diabetes research project. (November 29, 2021) Read more
  • Beyond the Bulletin: How computational models can make medicine more equitable and ethical. (October 8, 2021) podcast
  • Predicting patient response in COVID-19 drug trials. (August 16, 2021) Read more
  • Mathematical models and computer simulations are the new frontiers in COVID-19 drug trials. (July 19, 2021) Read more
  • Mathematical models and computer simulations are the new frontiers in COVID-19 drug trials. (July 19, 2021) Read more
  • Shift-work causes negative impacts on health, affects men and women differently. (April 21, 2021) Read more
  • Work random hours? Inconsistent shifts can be harmful to your health, study warns. (April 24, 2021) Read more
  • Computer kidney could provide safer tests for new medications. (March 11, 2021) Read more
  • Time of day boosts effectiveness of anti-aging supplements. (March 23, 2021) Read more

2020

  • People with hypertension, diabetes, kidney and heart disease at higher risk of severe COVID-19 infection due to their medications. (November 5, 2020) Read more
  • Certain medications may put people at higher risk of a severe COVID-19 infection. (November 5, 2020) Read more
  • How math is revolutionizing medicine. (Math e-Ties, Fall 2020) Read more
  • Harnessing the power of math to revolutionize healthcare. (November 20, 2020) Read more. Watch video
  • Duke University researcher calls for a ‘His & Hers’ approach to tackling ypertension. (January 9, 2020) Read more
  • No filter: Understanding how medicine impacts dehydration. (January 8, 2020) Read more
  • Math is the new microscope: Waterloo researcher is bridging math and medicine to develop future scientists. (January 2, 2020) Read more
2019
  • On diagnosing autism, the eyes have it. (November 1, 2019) Read more
  • Computer kidney sheds light on proper hydration. (October 7, 2019) Read more
  • HealthTech leaders share what it takes to bring innovations to market. (October 1, 2019) Read more. Watch video
  • New autism detection technique hopes to remove barriers to early diagnosis. (August 9, 2019) Read more
  • Safer testing possible with first computational kidney. (July 30, 2019) Read more
  • Bridging math and medicine to fight kidney disease. (July 25, 2019) Read more
  • Autism can be diagnosed using eye trackers, University of Waterloo researchers say. (July 14, 2019) Read more
  • Child-friendly 'gaze test' created to identify autism in young children. (July 12, 2019) Read more
  • Researchers devise a more 'child-friendly' test for autism. (July 11, 2019) Read more
  • University of Waterloo-led study develops new tool to detect autism in children. (July 10, 2019) Read more
  • New technique developed to detect autism in children. (July 9, 2019) Read more

Diversity efforts

Canada Top 100

  • Epicentre of inclusivity (November 25, 2021) Read more
  • Board games that inspire racial equity: University of Waterloo groups partner to encourage creation of games that promote equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism. (October 13, 2020) Read more
  • Women in math are not alone: Waterloo Women’s Impact Network celebrates women in math today, and everyday. (May 11, 2020) Read more
  • Inspiring young minds to expect equity: Professor Layton distinguished guest speaker at this year’s International Women's Day dinner. (March 27, 2019) Read more