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  • Age-related macular degeneration (AMRD) could be treated by transplanting photoreceptors produced by the directed differentiation of stem cells, thanks to findings published by Professor Gilbert Bernier of the University of Montreal and its affiliated Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital.

    ARMD is a common eye problem caused by the loss of retinal cones. Bernier’s team has developed a highly...

    2015
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Winter 2015
  • After a year in which CHR faced major challenges in financial and administrative restructuring, we have made a major step forward with the work of Jenny Long, a student retained through the federal Mitacs program to analyse the various options available to our organization. Ms. Long, who is a PhD candidate in biology at McGill University, compiled an extensive report, outlining both the...

    2015
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Winter 2015
  • New research released in Nature Neuroscience reveals for the first time that pain is processed in male and female mice using different cells. These findings have far-reaching implications for our basic understanding of pain, how we develop the next generation of medications for chronic pain – which is by far the most prevalent human health condition – and the way we execute basic biomedical...

    2015
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Fall 2015