Metaphase Projects: Selected Articles, Case Studies and Publications

Case Studies

These case studies highlight Metaphase's experience and ability to work with a diverse range of clients.

CASE STUDY: Web stories and press releases for a hospital research institute

Metaphase Health Research Consulting Inc. prepares concise, scientifically accurate press releases to communicate the results of scientific and medical research to the public.

CASE STUDY: Business cases for a Crown Corporation

Metaphase Health Research Consulting Inc. writes business cases for executive management approval.

CASE STUDY: Commissioned scientific review for an environmental health agency

Metaphase Health Research Consulting Inc. sources and reviews scientific literature, evaluates the information, and concisely summarizes it for the client and/or for the public.

CASE STUDY: Documenting scientific advisory board meetings for a pharmaceutical company

Metaphase Health Research Consulting Inc. prepares concise, scientifically accurate reports from pharmaceutical Scientific Advisory Board meetings, while understanding and complying with issues of confidentiality.

Metaphase Articles: by Chrystal Palaty

What went right? Ten Lessons in successful project implementation from the surgical world.

INMHA Strategic Plan 2012-2017

The CIHR Institute of Neurosciences Mental Health and Addiction Strategic Plan 2012-2017 was a collaborative project between INMHA, Metaphase, Johanna Ward Communications and Paula Heal Communications + Design.  

Weblink: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/45334.html

PDF link: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/documents/inmha_2012-17-en.pdf

Health Effects of Aquaculture Consumption

This knowledge translation document and the full-length literature review were prepared for the National Collaborating Centre on Environmental Health (NCCEH).  

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Visit Full-length literature review PDF: Health effects of aquacultured seafood consumption: evidence and intervention strategies

Health Effects of Mould in Indoor Environments

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This knowledge translation document provides a high-level summary of a commissioned literature review for the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH). The full length article is available by request.

Mould Assessment Recommendations
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The knowledge translation document and the full-length literature review, Mould Assessment in Indoor Environments - Review of Guidelines and Evidence, are available through the NCCEH website.

Mould Remediation Recommendations
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The knowledge translation document and the full-length literature review, Mould Remediation in Indoor Environments - Review of Guidelines and Evidence, are available through the NCCEH website. 

Articles for Living Positive Magazine, a publication of the Positive Living Society of BC.

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Should you be a guinea pig? Ten things you need to know about participating in HIV clinical trials

Hope or hype: Can bone marrow transplants cure HIV? 

Should men be vaccinated against HPV?

News stories and press releases for Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children

1. 3D model of cellular “pump” may hold clues to developing new treatments for diseases               
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2. Worms may hold key to better cancer treatment, SickKids study finds
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3. SickKids researcher awarded $3.5 M from the Ministry of Research and Innovation to study chronic pain 
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4. SickKids scientists discover a genetic clue for Type 1 diabetes
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Website Content Development

Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF) Centre of Excellence
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Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
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Council for Canadian Child Health Research (CCCHR)
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Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research 2011 Award Recipient profiles
Career Investigator Award profiles  
Research Trainee Award profiles