Are environmental toxins putting future generations at risk?

Published: 6 February 2024

In a study that signals potential reproductive and health complications in humans, now and for future generations, researchers from McGill University, the University of Pretoria, Université Laval,...

Kimmins' HISTurn project receives Innovation Funding

Published: 2 February 2022

Led by Dr. Sarah Kimmins, Department of Animal Science and Pharmacology and Therapeutics, HISTurn is one of three Prelaunch Phase projects awarded support through the University’s Innovation Fund....

How sperm remember

Published: 16 March 2021

It has long been understood that a parent’s DNA is the principal determinant of health and disease in offspring. Yet inheritance via DNA is only part of the story; a father’s lifestyle such as diet...

Father's lasting influence: Molecular foundations of intergenerational transmission of the paternal environment

Published: 22 April 2015

Laval and McGill researchers team up with Health Canada and international researchers from Africa, Italy, Copenhagen and Greenland to investigate the impact of environmental exposures on the...

The father effect

Published: 8 October 2015

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

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