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Beans and lentils: providing cardiovascular health benefits beyond nutrition

Dr. Peter Zahradka was recently featured as an expert author in the Nov/Dec. 2019 edition of International News on Fats, Oils, and Related Materials (INFORM), published by the American Oil Chemists' Society. Dr. Zahradka was one of 18 experts to present the latest advances in the analysis,...

St. Boniface ranked #1 research-intensive hospital in Western Canada

For the 8th year in a row, the St. Boniface Hospital is among Canada’s leading research hospitals, taking the #1 spot in western Canada and ranking in the Top 5 nationally, according to data released today by Research Infosource Inc. Canada’s source of R&D...

New Minister of Agriculture visits CCARM

On October 28, 2019, the Honourable Blaine Pedersen, the newly appointed Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development of Manitoba, visited the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM) at St. Boniface Hospital Research. Dr. Carla...

Canada Post Community Foundation $15,000 Gift to Youth BIOlab

St. Boniface Hospital Research and the RBC Youth BIOlab Jeunesse were honoured to receive a gift of $15,000 from the Canada Post Community Foundation to support the purchase of a portable digital microscope, computer and projector. This equipment will support the...

Med Students Awarded for Research Projects

The Med summer research program within the Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba gives first and second-year medical students an opportunity to engage in original research, either basic or clinical, under the supervision of a St. Boniface Hospital...

Czubryt, Kirshenbaum, Pierce awarded in Serbia

Drs. Michael Czubryt, Lorrie Kirshenbaum, and Grant Pierce were honoured recently with three special awards presented at a conference in Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia held September 11 - 14, 2019 and hosted by International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (IACS). The...

CAHS Fellowships for Feldman & Hack

Drs. Ross Feldman and Thomas Hack were inducted as Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) at an induction ceremony held in Ottawa last night. Induction into the CAHS as a Fellow is considered one of the highest honours within Canada’s academic...

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Dr. Grant Pierce


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Professor of Physiology and Pharmacy
University of Manitoba

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