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Sep 2014
Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British...

Sanofi Pasteur Medal of Excellence

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  • The discovery of mutations in a single gene in multiple cases of small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcaemic type (SCCOHT) – the most common undifferentiated ovarian cancer to strike women under 40 – is a huge breakthrough. This finding of a team of researchers, led by Dr. William Foulkes at the Lady Davis Institute (LDI) at Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital (JGH) are published in ...

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    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Summer 2014
  • A new study from researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), published in Cell Reports, sheds light on a mysterious gene that likely influences cardiovascular health.

    After five years, UOHI researchers now know how one genetic variant works and suspect that it contributes to the development of heart disease through processes that promote chronic inflammation...

    2014
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Summer 2014
  • Award winner describes how health care data has been denied to researchers

    Montréal May 22, 2014 — Pharmaceutical firms are usually eager to recruit researchers for reviews and trials that will see new products approved for the marketplace, but their enthusiasm for research appears to end at that point. According to some observers in the scientific and medical community...

    2014
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Spring 2014