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Pair of proteins found to drive neuroinflammation


Published: 11Oct2016

McGill researchers have identified two proteins that work together to drive neuroinflammation in acute conditions such as microbial or autoimmune encephalitis, and in chronic conditions such as...

Virtual protein engineering towards improved biocatalysts

Published: 9Jan2016

As part of a new venture in the Moitessier research group, recent Ph.D graduate, Josh Pottel, has delved into developing software to guide protein engineering. Computers can be used to simulate the...

Understanding the barrier protecting the brain

Published: 22Apr2015

The brain is a privileged organ in the body. So vital to life, the brain is protected from alterations elsewhere in the body by a highly regulated gateway known as the blood-brain barrier, which...

Unleashing the watchdog protein

Published: 9May2013

Research opens door to new drug therapies for Parkinson’s disease