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York University tackles urgent global health threat of antimicrobial resistance

York University tackles urgent global health threat of antimicrobial resistance

New policy accelerator aims to bridge science and politics with $8.7 million backing from Wellcome Trust TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2022 – While recent health-care attention remains on the ‘triple threat’ of COVID-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, we cannot overlook the emerging pandemic of antimicrobial resistance — an already critical problem with the potential to become so […]

York University receives $7.25M to build network and use AI and big data in fight against infectious diseases

York University receives $7.25M to build network and use AI and big data in fight against infectious diseases

Five-year project aimed at ensuring vulnerable and at-risk populations are included in disease outbreak management and policies TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2022 – At a time when the risk of emerging or re-emerging infectious diseases (ERIDs) is increasing, an international team led by York University successfully competed to receive a CAD7.25 million grant from the International Development Research […]

York University officially opens newest YSpace location in northern York Region

York University officially opens newest YSpace location in northern York Region

Hub supports entrepreneurship, economic growth in Georgina and East Gwillimbury TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2022 — In partnership with the Towns of Georgina and East Gwillimbury, York University is pleased to officially open a new YSpace location in northern York Region – supporting local start-ups and existing businesses during the recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. From left to right: […]