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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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Source Site: /newsroom

Genome Canada: Quebec Wins Big

Wed, 2013-05-01 13:39

Researchers from Quebec are big winners in a contest organized by Genome Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) after having been awarded 60% of the federal funds granted during this Canada-wide competition aimed at selecting the best genomics and personalized health research projects.

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Source Site: /medicine

Innovative pediatrics project in personalized health

McGill and the RI MUHC awarded grant as part of major investment in genomics research in Quebec
Tue, 2013-04-16 15:33

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Contact: Julie Fortier
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: 514-934-1934, ext. 71381
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Source Site: /newsroom