genetics

Researchers open new path of discovery in Parkinson’s disease

Published: 27Jun2016

A team of scientists led by Dr. Michel Desjardins from the University of Montreal and Dr. Heidi McBride from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (MNI) at McGill University have...

A flicker of hope for rhizo kids

Published: 6Sep2015

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

Genetics: no evidence of role in racial mortality gap

Published: 16Mar2015

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

Solving medical “cold cases” through genetics

Published: 6Apr2017

Researchers have identified the genetic mutation responsible for one patient's serious health problems, finally solving a medical mystery that has endured for over 30 years. Thanks to this...

Genomic atlas of gene switches in plants

Published: 2Jul2013

What allows certain plants to survive freezing and thrive in the Canadian climate, while others are sensitive to the slightest drop in temperature? Those that flourish activate specific genes at...

Essential tremor sufferers needed for groundbreaking study

Published: 21Oct2016

You probably know someone who has it. It is the most common movement disorder, yet most people don’t even know its name....

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