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...
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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...2016Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Fall 2016
Stem cells were but a glint in the medical community’s eye in 1988 when rap pioneers Public Enemy released their hit song Don’t Believe the Hype.
In the intervening years, the wonder of stem cell research has come to dominate headlines, and for good reason – the potential medical applications are almost limitless. The song, on the other hand, has become ever more prophetic in a...2016Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Summer 2016