Tag Archives: Faculty of Health

York University appoints internationally renowned global health scholars

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 – As Canada’s progressive university, a York University education shapes the global perspective, and embraces innovation in teaching, learning, and research. York University’s Faculty of Health has announced two important appointments, both demonstrating momentum in one of the University’s emerging areas of academic and research excellence: global health. Dr. James Orbinski […]

Media Advisory: Conference To Feature Experts in Muscle Health

TORONTO, May 25, 2017 – From bone marrow to skeletal muscle and the role muscle mechanics plays in disease, the 8th annual Muscle Health Research Centre’s (MHRC) Muscle Health Awareness Day (MHAD8) will bring together leading experts in skeletal and cardiac muscle, metabolism, biomechanics and tissue engineering on Friday, May 26, 2017. The day-long conference, hosted […]

York U Autism Researcher Co-Author on Recommendations Report for Ontario Autism Program

Toronto, March 31, 2017 – In June 2017, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services will be launching the new Ontario Autism Program to help individuals with autism access quality services that they deserve. The Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis (ONTABA) assembled a group of behaviour analysts with prominent research and practice expertise, including York […]

Safe exercise guidelines for type 1 diabetes by international team led by York U researcher

TORONTO, January 24, 2017 – An international team of researchers and clinicians led by York University Professor Michael Riddell has published a set of guidelines to help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar. “Regular exercise can help individuals with diabetes to achieve their blood lipid, body composition, fitness […]

York research identifies potential treatment for visual disorders: first study of its kind

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2016 – There may be new hope for those who suffer from visual disorders after a stroke or other traumatic event thanks to new research developed by a team at York University’s Faculty of Health. York University research shows that the use of multi-day, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has potential as a therapeutic […]