medical research

How to turn specific genes on and off

Published: 9Nov2021

Type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer are just some of the disorders associated with specific genes not “turning on” and “turning off” as they should. By using new CRISPR/Cas9 genome...

Better understanding of nature’s nanomachines may help in design of future drugs

Published: 30Apr2020

Many of the drugs and medicines that we rely on today are natural products taken from microbes like bacteria and fungi. Within these microbes, the drugs are made by tiny natural machines – mega...

Promising advance in depression research

Published: 8Apr2020

Depression is a common psychiatric disorder and one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Antidepressants are the first-line treatment for moderate to severe major depressive episodes....

Most comprehensive map of cancer genome to date

Published: 5Feb2020

An international team, that includes researchers from McGill, has completed the most comprehensive study of whole cancer genomes to date, significantly improving our fundamental understanding of...

MEDTEQ and HBHL join forces to simplify and accelerate the commercialization of innovative medical technologies in neuroscience

Published: 3Oct2018

The Consortium for Industrial Research and Innovation in Medical Technologies, MEDTEQ, and the Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative of McGill University are pleased to announce a...

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