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Light shed on genetic architecture of kidney cancer

Research reveals link between renal cell carcinoma and exposure to aristolochic acid
Wed, 2014-10-29 09:53

A new study on a large cohort of kidney cancer patients in Europe sheds light on the genetic architecture of the disease -- and reveals an apparent link between exposure to aristolochic acid and incidence of kidney cancer, particularly in Romania.

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Contact: Prof. Yasser Riazalhosseini
Organization: McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre
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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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Key funding for ground-breaking epigenetics research

The Government of Canada and Génome Québec awards funding for researchers at the Innovation Centre.
Mon, 2012-10-22 11:50

The McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre will receive generous support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Génome Québec to continue its trailblazing research in the field of epigenetics. The support announced today by the funding partners will go toward examining how environmental factors can alter the expression of our DNA and have life-long effects on human health.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754

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Contact: Éva Kammer
Organization: Advisor, Public Relations, Génome Québec
Office Phone: 514-519-6910
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Source Site: /newsroom