Sepsis is the body’s over active and toxic response to an infection that causes hospitalization of more than 18 million people around the world every year, including 30,000 Canadians Declared a Global Health Priority by the World Health Organization in 2017 80% of sepsis deaths in hospitals could be prevented with rapid diagnosis and treatment […]

Robert Hancock and Olga Peña—who lost her father to sepsis—may have found a way to diagnose the deadliest syndrome you’ve never heard of. The doctor suspected 70-year-old Augustin Peña had the flu, so he sent him home to rest and drink lots of fluids. But after three days of continuing to suffer, Peña entered the […]

Vancouver, BC:  Marking “World Sepsis Day”, The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) announces the spin-off of a new company, Sepset Biosciences Inc. The company is developing a novel rapid diagnostic test that will enable healthcare professionals to provide earlier and more targeted treatment of sepsis – a global healthcare problem that is more […]