Dr. Krahn's study finds that home dialysis could lead to lower healthcare costs and better patient outcomes.

Dr. Murray Krahn, Program Director at THETA Collaborative and a Senior Scientist at UHN’s Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, led a study that analyzed the healthcare costs and survival rates of patients who received dialysis in the province of Ontario. The research showed that costs for patients receiving home dialysis were 60% lower than those for patients receiving dialysis in a clinic. In addition, the patients who received home dialysis had better survival rates compared to those who received dialysis at the clinic. Read more by clicking the title.

Posted on Dec 16, 2019

Long-term sequelae and health-related quality-of-life associated with Lyme disease: A systematic review.

Mac S, Bahia S, Simbulan F, Pullenayegum EM, Evans GA, Patel SN, Sander B. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Nov 27. pii: ciz1158.

Posted on Dec 11, 2019

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Early economic evaluation of MRI-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy (MRgLITT) and epilepsy surgery for mesial temporal lobe epilepsy.

Widjaja E, Papastavros T, Sander B. , Snead C, Pechlivanoglou P. PLoS One. 2019 Nov 20;14(11):e0224571.

Posted on Dec 11, 2019

Nicolas Iragorri received the Dalla Lana Merit-Based Scholarship

Nicolas Iragorri received the Dalla Lana Merit-Based Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year, awarded annually to top-ranked incoming IHPME students. Congratulations Nicholas!

Posted on Dec 6, 2019

Estimation of fibrosis progression rates for chronic hepatitis C: a systematic review and meta-analysis update.

Erman A, Krahn MD,, Hansen T, Wong J, Bielecki JM, , Feld JJ, Wong WWL...

Posted on Dec 3, 2019

Yasmin Saeed won 2019 Lee B. Lusted Student Prize Award

At the SMDM 2019 North American Meeting Yasmin Saeed, PhD (c), was awarded the Lee B. Lusted Student Prize Award. Congratulations Yasmin!!!

Posted on Nov 25, 2019