Health Research

Across Saskatchewan, health research and innovation are helping to promote good health and health care that is accessible when people need it. Evidence-based health care practices improve the patient’s health experience across the care continuum to make Saskatchewan health care a model health care system.

Below are a few examples of university-based Saskatchewan health research that is making a difference. Contact University Research Communications at 306-966-2506 for further information.

Rajput Brains at Work: Improving Quality of Life for Parkinson's Patients: Ali Rajput and his son Alex Rajput, U of S neurology researchers

Muhajarine Designing Cities with Children in Mind: Nazeem Muhajarine, social epidemiologist at the University of Saskatchewan

Abonyi Tool Kit for Community Health: Sylvia Abonyi, Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and Associate Professor at the U of S department of Community Health and Epidemiology

Dyck Diabetes vs. Demographics: Roland Dyck, medical doctor and Professor at the U of S department of Medicine

Gerdts No More Needles: Volker Gerdts, Associate Director of Research at the U of S's VIDO-InterVac

Giesy The Little Assay that Could: John Giesy, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Toxicology

Hadjis Reducing Pain in Older Persons: Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, of University of Regina's Centre on Aging and Health and department of Psychology

Morgan The Rural and Remote Memory Clinic: Debra Morgan, Chair of Rural Health Delivery at the U of S's Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture

PickeringGeorge Finding an Antidote to Poisoned Water: Ingrid Pickering, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Environmental Science and Graham George, Canada Research Chair in X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

Pierson Rethinking Human Reproduction: Roger Pierson, U of S Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Vujanovic Combatting Fungal Infections in Crops - Naturally: Vladimir Vujanovic, U of S Associate Professor of Food and Bioproduct Sciences and Agri-Food Innovation Fund Chair in Agricultural Microbiology and Bioproducts