As people around the world celebrate Yom ha-Atzmaut, the Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute is proud to celebrate the tremendous partnership we have established with Israel.
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Repairing spinal cord damage, resulting from traumatic injuries such as motor vehicle accidents, is a major focus of the scientists at the Krembil Research Institute.
New recruit Dr. Michael Reber is using 3D printing to produce the nanofibers that could be implanted in patients – helping to slow, protect and prevent the loss of vision. He represents the culture of innovation at the Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute.
Head of Neuroradiology, Dr. Timo Krings, answers our questions about the latest in stroke treatments, including using new imaging techniques to destroy blood clots in the brain.
About one million Canadians are living with heart failure and that number is expected to increase by about 25 percent over the next 20 years. (By Anne Papmehl)
To kick off Parkinson’s month, we’re featuring the work of Dr. Anthony Lang and his research team. They are hunting for biomarkers that could lead to early diagnosis and treatment. (By Marjo Johne).
The passing of Peter Munk is not only our loss. It is a loss for all of Canada. We will forever be grateful for Peter’s remarkable generosity, extraordinary vision and leadership.
To mark World Glaucoma Week, Alf Kwinter, a patient at the Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute at Toronto Western Hospital, discusses the importance of early detection.