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Think Tank logoThe WE-Spark Think Tank will provide an overview of three research project son Friday, Dec. 4.

Online sessions an opportunity to spark research collaborations

WE-Spark Health Institute is hosting its second in a series of virtual Think Tanks on Friday, Dec. 4. The event will begin with an overview of three projects, followed by breakout sessions.

“Our Think Tanks provide unique opportunities for researchers, students, and our Windsor-Essex community to ignite ideas and move into research collaborations,” said executive director Lisa Porter.

The presentations include:

  • “Creating Research Teams that Impact Cancer Care for the LGBTQ+ Community,” UWindsor professors Lisa Porter (biomedical sciences) and Laurie Freeman (nursing) and Krista Naccarato, research manager at Windsor Regional Hospital;
  • “Breaking the cycle: Insufficient sleep, cerebrovascular dysfunction and sleep apnea,” kinesiology professor Anthony Bain, University of Windsor;
  • “Is Intracranial Pressure (ICP) Just a Number? The Analysis of ICP Data and Predicting Patient Outcomes within the First Hour of Monitoring,” Andrea Kassay, student, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry - Windsor Campus.

The outcomes will focus on moving each project forward and building collaborations across Windsor-Essex.

The WE-Spark Think Tank will run 1 to 3:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. Click here for more information and to register.