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2018 Mega Million Choices Lottery winners announced!

Life-changing Grand Prize and 50/50 PLUS prize awarded St. Boniface Hospital Foundation held its largest lottery draws today, and has announced the Grand Prize and 50/50 PLUS winners of the 2018 Mega Million Choices Lottery. The winner of the Grand Prize is ticket number 109998, belonging to Wolfgang Goehler of Carman, MB. As part of […]

Calling all NICU parents!

St. Boniface Hospital NICU seeks volunteers Parents, whose children have spent time in St. Boniface Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), share a special bond – both with one another, and with the Hospital caregivers who help families through difficult experiences. Every year, more than 5,600 babies are delivered at St. Boniface Hospital, and more […]

Why we give: National Leasing

National Leasing, an equipment-leasing company based in Winnipeg, contributed $15,000 in June toward the purchase of a Quantitative PCR Thermocycler. The machine uses heat to create and accurately measure up to a trillion copies of an original chain of DNA in just a couple of hours, explained Dr. Michael Czubryt, Principal Investigator, Molecular Pathophysiology, Institute […]

Showing lentils some love

Research shows health benefits of ‘pulses’ To celebrate the final week of Nutrition Month, The Health Report on 680 CJOB welcomed Dr. Carla Taylor and Dr. Peter Zahradka from the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM) housed at the Albrechtsen Research Centre. Hosts Greg Mackling, Vince Barletta, St. Boniface Hospital Foundation’s […]

Kidney disease prevention and treatment

March is National Kidney Month The Health Report on 680 CJOB welcomed Dr. Mauro Verrelli and longtime St. Boniface Hospital Foundation donor Nadia Hanesiak for a discussion around the many facets of kidney disease. Dr. Verelli, Medical Director, Manitoba Renal Program and Associate Head, Section of Nephrology, University of Manitoba, reinforced the importance of living a […]

Celebrating Brain Awareness Week

Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders at forefront of neurological research Established in 1999, The Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders (DND) at St. Boniface Hospital’s Albrechtsen Research Centre is home to world-class researchers looking into different diseases that affect the brain. Neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, ischemic stroke, traumatic brain injury, and aging-related degeneration affect thousands of people […]