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$5M for Malaria, Tuberculosis Drug-discovery Research

International partnership led by University of Toronto, McGill scientists receives Gates Foundation funding
Thu, 2015-12-17 14:58

University of Toronto and McGill University scientists are leading an international partnership to discover new and improved drug treatments for tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases  -- thanks to a contribution from Merck Canada Inc., as well as an additional $5 million supplement to a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The new funding brings the total investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to nearly US $12 million since 2012.

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Contact: Heidi Singer
Organization: Communications and Media Relations Specialist - U of T Medicine
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Contact: Jason Clement
Organization: Communications Officer - Faculty of Medicine - McGill University
Office Phone: 514.398.5909
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Evidence to Policy - Joy Knoblauch December 10

Thu, 2015-12-10 14:00 - 15:30
Charles Meredith House : Conference Room, 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A3

The IHSP is happy to present this seminar by Joy Knoblauch, Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan and Visiting Research Chair in Philosophy and Public Health. Dr.

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A new way to starve lung cancer?

Tue, 2015-10-20 09:34

Preventing cancer cells from growing by understanding what they 'eat'.

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

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Contact: Dmitry Malkov
Organization: ITMO University
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The father effect

Thu, 2015-10-08 14:11

Discovery of how environmental memories may be transmitted from a man to his grandchildren

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Contact: Sarah Kimmins
Organization: Dept. of Animal Science
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Contact: Katherine Gombay
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Wrangling proteins gone wild

New software programs should help identify potential avenues for improved drug treatments for diabetes and other diseases
Tue, 2015-09-29 13:51

 

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Contact: Jerome Waldispuhl
Organization: School of Computer Science
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Contact: Katherine Gombay
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Predicting arrhythmias so as to prevent them

Study of cardiac condition could lead to design of better cardiac device
Mon, 2015-09-28 09:47

Researchers have discovered how to predict some cardiac arrhythmias several steps before they even occur. It’s a finding that could lead to an improved cardiac device, with equipment designed to detect when arrhythmias are about to occur and then act to prevent them.

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Contact: Melody Enguix
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Office Phone: 514 398 6751
Mobile Phone: 514 796 6751
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Innate immunity may help limit cancer growth

Cancer immunotherapy, a relatively new frontier in cancer treatment, works by enhancing the capacity of one's immune system to attack cancer cells. To date, this field has focused on developing cancer vaccines or engineering specialized cells called lymphocytes capable of binding specific proteins produced by cancer cells but not by normal cells
Wed, 2015-09-16 12:53

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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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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PATH 2nd Annual Research Symposium

Fri, 2015-10-02 08:45 - 18:30


McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH)
2nd Annual Research Symposium
Friday October 2, 2015

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