Medical research

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...

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