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September 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

Three USask Researchers Become Fellows in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

by University of Saskatchewan

“We congratulate these exceptional scholars, who exemplify USask’s strength and diversity in health research,” said USask Vice-President Research Baljit Singh. “Their leadership unlocks the creativity, innovation and community potential of interdisciplinary exploration.” The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) is one of three national

December 4, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dr. Walter Siqueira Receives SHRF Excellence Award

by University of Saskatchewan

At the 2020 Santé Awards Dr. Walter Siqueira (DDS, PhD), full professor and associate dean, academic, in the College of Dentistry, received an Excellence Award for the Top Establishment Grant: Biomedical. The Excellence Awards recognize the top-ranked applications in the

October 16, 2020 News DentistryNews

New Dental Clinic on USask Prince Albert Campus Welcomes Patients

by University of Saskatchewan

The clinic is part of the college’s Inclusive Community Outreach program which aims to improve access to care for priority populations in Saskatchewan. The space will be overseen by the dental college’s Director of Inclusive Community Care, Dr. Amrinderbir Singh. 

July 20, 2020 News DentistryNews

Research Team at College of Dentistry Receives SHRF Grant

by University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Walter L. Siqueira, along with Dr. Francisco Otero-Cagide and Christine Downing have been awarded a SHRF grant in the amount of $120,000 to study a novel way of diagnosing periodontal disease activity, which is an area that continues to

July 17, 2020 News NewsOral Health

USask Researchers Awarded $715,000 to Tackle Mental Health and Addictions, MS, and Other Health Issues

by University of Saskatchewan

“SHRF’s investment in our growing community of outstanding researchers is advancing health care in Saskatchewan and developing innovative solutions for global health challenges, including mental health and addictions,” said USask Vice-President Research Karen Chad. The funding will assist the researchers

June 30, 2020 News News

USask Researchers to Develop Saliva-Based COVID-19 Home Testing Kit

by Yorkton This Week

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers are part of two COVID-19-related projects awarded major federal funding today—one to develop a unique saliva-based test for COVID-19 detection and the other to track COVID-19 incidence rates among Canadian dentists. The Canadian Institutes of

February 20, 2020 News News

Mayor to Bring Forward Proposal to Aid Expanded Dentistry Program Coming to P.A. University of Saskatchewan Campus

by Prince Albert Daily Herald

Mayor Greg Dionne says he plans to bring a request to council for specialized parking access to the new downtown University of Saskatchewan campus. Dionne made the announcement after meeting with Dr. Doug Brothwell, the dean at the University of

November 16, 2019 News News

USask Dental Researcher To Take Part In Prestigious International Competition

by University of Saskatchewan

For the first time, a University of Saskatchewan (USask) dental researcher has earned the right to compete in the world’s most prestigious international student research competition. Dr. Lina Marin (DDS, PhD), currently a post-doctoral fellow working with Dr. Walter Siqueira

September 16, 2019 News News

USask Dentistry Receives Largest Gift In College’s History

by University of Saskatchewan News

The funds will be applied to the construction and equipment costs for the dental clinic located in the future USask campus in Prince Albert. President of dentalcorp Guy Amini noted, “dentalcorp is dedicated to increasing access to care for Canadians

September 12, 2019 News News

USask College of Dentistry Recruits Top Tier Dentistry Researcher

by University of Saskatchewan News

Dr. Walter Siqueira’s saliva and salivary components research provides a wealth of information about how our bodies work and can be used in the detection, prognosis and treatment of oral and systemic diseases. He is also one of the first