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  • 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
  • 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
  • An age-related drop in body temperature may aggravate the main manifestations of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), suggests a study by Université de Laval researchers. Although the phenomenon was demonstrated using transgenic mice, researchers believe that the
    findings are convincing enough to warrant further investigation in humans.

    “We know that the incidence of Alzheimer’s is low before...

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