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Better donor-recipient match with genomics

It is all about finding the right person. More than 20,000 organ transplants have been performed in Canada over the last 10 years and routinely extend lives. But sometimes the recipient’s immune system recognizes the new organ as foreign and rejects it, which can lead to serious complications.

Published: 1Oct2015

A flicker of hope for rhizo kids

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


Published: 6Sep2015

Christina Haston

Bartha Knoppers

Benoit Cousineau

John Hayes

Margaret Somerville

Gustavo Turecki

Genetics: no evidence of role in racial mortality gap

health disparities and race

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

Published: 16Mar2015