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  • Groundbreaking research from the University of Alberta and McGill University has opened the door towards the future prevention of cardiac fibrosis — a condition leading to heart failure, for which there is currently no treatment.

    The collaborative study, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and published in PLOS One, examined the molecular mechanisms that lead...

    2016
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Fall 2016
  • Researchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill University have achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer research. They have developed new nanorobotic agents capable of navigating through the bloodstream to administer a drug with precision by specifically targeting active cancerous tumour cells. This way of injecting medication ensures optimal targeting of...

    2016
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Fall 2016
  • Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University have made an important discovery about the human auditory system and how to study it. These findings could lead to better testing and diagnosis of hearing-related disorders.

    The researchers detected frequency-following responses (FFR) coming from a part of the brain not previously known to emit them....

    2016
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Summer 2016