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September 01, 2014   

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Across Saskatchewan, health research and innovation are helping to promote good health and health care that is accessible when people need it. Evidence-based health care practices improve the patientís health experience across the care continuum to make Saskatchewan health care a model health care system.

Below are a few examples of university-based Saskatchewan health research that is making a difference. Contact University Research Communications at 306-966-2506 for further information.

Brains at Work: Improving Quality of Life for Parkinsonís Patients: Ali Rajput and his son Alex Rajput, U of S neurology researchers

Designing Cities with children in mind: Nazeem Muhajarine, social epidemiologist at the University of Saskatchewan

Tool Kit for Community Health: Sylvia Abonyi, Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and associate professor at the U of S department of community health and epidemiology

Diabetes vs. Demographics: Roland Dyck, a medical doctor and professor at the U of S department of medicine

No More Needles: Volker Gerdts, associate director of research at U of Sís VIDO-InterVac

The Little Assay that Could: John Giesy, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Toxicology

Reducing Pain in Older Persons: Thomas Hadjistavropoulos of University of Reginaís Centre on Aging and Health and department of psychology

The Rural and Remote Memory Clinic: Debra Morgan, Chair of Rural Health Delivery at the U of Sís Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture

Finding an Antidote to Poisoned Water: Ingrid Pickering and Graham George, Canada Research Chairs

Rethinking Human Reproduction: Dr. Roger Pierson, U of S professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences

Combatting Fungal Infection in CropsóNaturally: Vladimir Vujanovic, U of S associate professor of food and bioproduct sciences and Agri-Food Innovation Fund Chair in Agricultural Microbiology and Bioproducts