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Better donor-recipient match with genomics

Thu, 2015-10-01 11:27

It is all about finding the right person. More than 20,000 organ transplants have been performed in Canada over the last 10 years and routinely extend lives. But sometimes the recipient’s immune system recognizes the new organ as foreign and rejects it, which can lead to serious complications.

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Novel gene implicated in osteoporosis

Using one of the world’s most extensive genetics data sets, an international research team led by Dr. Brent Richards of the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital has identified a novel gene implicated in osteoporosis
Mon, 2015-09-14 11:06

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A flicker of hope for rhizo kids

Sun, 2015-09-06 09:56

The dedicated work by Dr Nancy Braverman is featured in this New York Times article on children with RCDP, a rare and devastating disease.

 

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What's in our genes? 14:30

Sat, 2015-08-22 14:30 - 15:00

A Life in Research

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What's in our genes? 22:00

Thu, 2015-08-20 22:00 - 22:30

A Life in Research

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What's in our genes? 10:30

Wed, 2015-08-19 10:30 - Fri, 2015-08-21 11:30

A Life in Research

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What's in our genes? 4:30

Tue, 2015-08-18 04:30 - 05:00

A Life in Research

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Genetics: no evidence of role in racial mortality gap

Mon, 2015-03-16 10:01

Despite numerous genomic studies, evidence for a genetic contribution to cardiovascular disease disparities in blacks versus whites provide little insight

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Philippe Gros Awarded Royal Society's McLaughlin Medal

Biochemistry professor acknowledged for groundbreaking insights into genetic susceptibility to disease
Tue, 2014-09-23 11:56

McGill University Professor Philippe Gros has been awarded the McLaughlin Medal from the Royal Society of Canada for important research of sustained excellence in medical science.

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