The public face of the pandemic: Canadian doctors who have become medical celebrities

Sumon Chakrabarti is looking forward to the day when he’s no longer asked to appear on the nightly news. The infectious diseases physician works for Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, … Read More

‘World first’ Parkinson’s treatment undergoing clinical trial in Toronto

Researchers in Toronto are in the early stages of developing what’s being called a “world-first” treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Currently in its first phase of clinical trials, the ultimate goal … Read More

Emergency doctor documenting the front lines of COVID-19

Every shift, Dr. Dawn Lim knows to expect the unexpected. “We are used to dealing with patients who are very sick. That’s not new,” Lim told Global News. “But patients … Read More

Protecting transplant patients from COVID-19 leads to delays in life-changing surgeries 

As the novel coronavirus wave started to roll across Canada, transplant centres had to make difficult decisions: how best to protect patients who need transplant surgeries and create space for … Read More

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