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May 4,2021

Queen's In The News Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Joseph Bramante
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Wired Magazine: Where’s the Dark Matter? Look for Suspiciously Warm Planets
Dr. Bramante says detecting unusually hot planets pointing toward the Milky Way’s center would be a very compelling smoking gun signature of dark matter.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
ctvnews.ca: Golfers tee up the pressure on the province to reopen courses
Dr. Evans says one of the reasons golf was included in the list of restrictions was not because of the sport itself but the socializing that comes with it.
Funk, Colin
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
CBC Online: Not available in Canada: A look at COVID-19 vaccine tech from China, India and Cuba
Dr. Funk talks about comparing COVID-19 vaccines around the world and says so far, the mRNA vaccines are working the best.
Hanna, Timothy
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • School of Medicine
  • Oncology
Guardian UK: Minna Heeraman had an aggressive cancer. Did the March 2020 treatment shutdown shorten her life?
Dr. Hanna talks about his research on cancer treatment during COVID, and says a four-week delay to treatment increased a person’s mortality rate by 10 percent.
Knutsen, Erik
  • Law
CTV National Network News: Insult to Injury
Prof. Knutsen says the issue of medical malpractice involves a long and often uphill battle.
Jane Philpott
  • Health Sciences
CBC Radio: Is Canada's vaccine roll out a success or a failure?
Dean Philpott (cue 43:00) talks about the success of Canada's vaccine rollout.
Simpson, Christopher
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
CKWS/Global Kingston: Ontario Health’s Executive Vice-President, Medical, weighs in on how hospitals are managing the third wave of the pandemic
Dr. Simpson talks about the current situation inside hospitals and how physicians are handling the third wave.

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