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Environment - Life Sciences - 17.06.2024
Researchers awarded more than $10 million
Researchers awarded more than $10 million

Health - Life Sciences - 10.06.2024
Creating a vaccine for an ancient, all-too-current disease
Creating a vaccine for an ancient, all-too-current disease

Health - Life Sciences - 07.06.2024
Assistant prof in biological sciences named CIFAR global scholar
Assistant prof in biological sciences named CIFAR global scholar

Health - Life Sciences - 07.06.2024
The face of anatomy textbooks is changing
The face of anatomy textbooks is changing

Life Sciences - Health - 30.05.2024
Two McGill Projects selected for funding by Genome Canada

Life Sciences - Health - 15.05.2024
Western Institute for Neuroscience boosts impact with open science
Western Institute for Neuroscience boosts impact with open science

Health - Life Sciences - 13.05.2024
Western researchers' breakthrough paves way for ALS cure
Western researchers’ breakthrough paves way for ALS cure
Fueled by a $10-million gift from the Temerty Foundation, a possible new ALS treatment could move to clinical trials within five years In a groundbreaking Canadian discovery powered by philanthropy, a

Health - Life Sciences - 26.04.2024
Marking a Canadian first: Robotic-assisted spinal surgery 
Marking a Canadian first: Robotic-assisted spinal surgery 

Life Sciences - Psychology - 26.04.2024
Researcher learns how our brains use art to Float into Flow
Researcher learns how our brains use art to Float into Flow
In attempting to capture the brain imagery of art-making, Brittany Harker Martin aims to spotlight a powerful tool for building mental health capacity in schools "Art smashes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Life Sciences - Innovation - 24.04.2024
UCalgary mobilizes students, researchers and robots to help kids thrive
UCalgary mobilizes students, researchers and robots to help kids thrive
Biomedical engineering students apply technology to improve quality of life for kids with movement impairments Emme Comeau is 10 years old and already a veteran participant in research.

Life Sciences - Campus - 23.04.2024
Applying AI in the genetic studies of cerebral palsy
Applying AI in the genetic studies of cerebral palsy
Two co-op students from the Faculty of Science have made a big impact during a recent work term at the SickKids Research Institute. Murto Hilali and Kritika Grover are using AI as a tool to understand cerebral palsy - and their efforts have earned them recognition as contributing authors in an upcoming paper published in Nature Genetics.

Health - Life Sciences - 19.04.2024
PhD candidate presents research at HIV research conference that opens doors to treatment
PhD candidate presents research at HIV research conference that opens doors to treatment

Environment - Life Sciences - 18.04.2024
UBC experts on Earth Day 2024

Health - Life Sciences - 18.04.2024
Groundbreaking research paves way to AAAS Fellowship for Western scientist
Groundbreaking research paves way to AAAS Fellowship for Western scientist
Dr. Robyn Klein has been elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science class of Fellows for her neuroscience research With a global reputation as an expert on the effects o

Health - Life Sciences - 18.04.2024
Krembil Foundation funds support research on brain immune system's role in Alzheimer's
Krembil Foundation funds support research on brain immune system’s role in Alzheimer’s

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 11.04.2024
Ant pheromones may help protect hikers and campers from ticks
Ant pheromones may help protect hikers and campers from ticks
If you're outside enjoying the spring sunshine, then chances are, ticks are too.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.04.2024
Researcher tackles global challenges of antimicrobial resistance
Researcher tackles global challenges of antimicrobial resistance

Life Sciences - Environment - 03.04.2024
How do animals react to a solar eclipse?
Most humans are itching to catch a glimpse of the upcoming solar eclipse. But for some wildlife, this unique cosmic event is more likely to befuddle than bewitch.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.03.2024
Researchers a step closer to HIV cure
Researchers a step closer to HIV cure
New study shows virus-like particle can effectively 'shock and kill' latent HIV reservoir in patients living with chronic HIV By 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Global Fund UNAIDS are hoping to end the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS epidemic.

Life Sciences - 19.03.2024
Western cognitive neuroscientist awarded competitive fellowship
Western cognitive neuroscientist awarded competitive fellowship

Health - Life Sciences - 19.03.2024
Precision health leader to transform child research impact
Precision health leader to transform child research impact

Health - Life Sciences - 18.03.2024
Two winners of the Innovative Therapies for Hereditary Ataxias competition at UdeM
Two winners of the Innovative Therapies for Hereditary Ataxias competition at UdeM

Life Sciences - 15.03.2024
Shark-bitten orcas in the Northeastern Pacific could be a new population of killer whale
Shark-bitten orcas in the Northeastern Pacific could be a new population of killer whale
UBC researchers believe a group of killer whales observed hunting marine mammals including sperm whales, as well as a sea turtle, in the open ocean off California and Oregon could be a new population.

Health - Life Sciences - 14.03.2024
Making their mark: 2023 Canada Research Chairs unveiled
In the realm of academic brilliance, the University of Calgary proudly introduces the newest cohort of Canada Research Chairs (CRCs).

Health - Life Sciences - 13.03.2024
Wildlife tracking project receives new Canada Foundation for Innovation funding
Wildlife tracking project receives new Canada Foundation for Innovation funding

Health - Life Sciences - 13.03.2024
Seventeen McGill researchers announced as Canada Research Chairs

Life Sciences - Health - 12.03.2024
Results for: Classic Pac-Man video game helps explain nationally recognized arthritis research
Results for: Classic Pac-Man video game helps explain nationally recognized arthritis research
Two University of Calgary scientists are being recognized for their innovations supporting the treatment of osteoarthritis, a common and debilitating swelling of the joints affecting millions worldwide. Arthritis Society Canada named Cumming School of Medicine researchers Dr. Antoine Dufour, PhD, and Dr. Roman Krawetz, PhD, among the recipients of the national charity's Top 10 Research Advances of 2023 award.

Life Sciences - 07.03.2024
One in seven deepwater sharks and rays at risk of extinction
One in seven deepwater sharks and rays at risk of extinction
One in seven species of deepwater sharks and rays are threatened with extinction due to overfishing, according to a new eight-year study released today in the journal Science .

Life Sciences - Health - 29.02.2024
Researchers transform understanding of nicotine’s impact on the adolescent brain
A team of researchers at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, led by professor Steven R. Laviolette, is redefining our understanding of nicotine's impact on the adolescent brain. With a $1.4-million project grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the team is studying the neurotoxic effects of nicotine - focusing on its intake via e-cigarettes and vapes - and exploring its link to mood and anxiety disorders among youth.

Life Sciences - Health - 28.02.2024
Behind the Research: Western examines the brain’s secrets   
President Alan Shepard in conversation with professors Lisa Saksida and Ravi Menon on the latest advances in neuroscience and cognition    Researchers at Western are at the forefront of unraveling the

Health - Life Sciences - 24.01.2024
Expert insight: Why Strep A is increasing and how it spreads
Expert insight: Why Strep A is increasing and how it spreads
Group A Streptococcus exclusively affects humans and can sometimes develop into invasive infections A jump in the number of people with serious illness caused by group A Streptococcus - also referred to as Streptococcus pyogenes or Strep A - has made headlines recently.

Life Sciences - Health - 24.01.2024
Results for: Collaborations across UCalgary's campus explore neurodevelopment in novel ways
Results for: Collaborations across UCalgary’s campus explore neurodevelopment in novel ways

Life Sciences - 23.01.2024
The complexity of chewing
What could be simpler than chewing? Yet this commonplace physical act mobilizes a surprising number of muscles and neurons, and is even important for cognition.

Life Sciences - Astronomy / Space - 18.01.2024
Cutting-edge Western science research highlights role of collaboration
Discovering new molecules in space. Creating a salmonella vaccine for poultry - from plants. Analyzing how fear impacts animal brains in the long term.

Life Sciences - Health - 18.01.2024
Looking at tau and its role in Alzheimer’s
Medical professor Jonathan Brouillette discusses the protein's accumulation in the brain - and its promise as a new therapeutic target. The effects of Alzheimer's disease are devastating: not being able to recognize loved ones, losing precious memories, losing the ability to perform simple tasks, suffering through mood swings, and so on.

Life Sciences - Health - 12.01.2024
New online study explores link between healthy brains and bodies
New online study explores link between healthy brains and bodies
Neuroscientist Adrian Owen partners with U.K. science museum in research driven by immersive video games So little is understood about the dialogue between the body and the brain.

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.01.2024
Growing pains? SFU research tracks 100 years of salmon adaptation to climate change
Growing pains? SFU research tracks 100 years of salmon adaptation to climate change
Juvenile salmon in British Columbia are growing larger than they did 100 years ago due to climate change, according to a new Simon Fraser University-led study.

Health - Life Sciences - 05.01.2024
Meet Miguel Quiñones-Mateu and current cohort of Western Research Chairs
Meet Miguel Quiñones-Mateu and current cohort of Western Research Chairs

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.12.2023
Fungi-cranberry pairings have unsuspected potential
You'll be surprised to learn how much zing a root fungus can add to a favourite seasonal berry. At many winter holiday tables, cranberries have pride of place as an accompaniment to roast turkey and an ingredient in sparkling cocktails. This tart little berry is a big part of our seasonal cuisine here in Quebec, and for good reason: in any given year, we're either the second or third largest producer of cranberries in the world.

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 13.12.2023
More than $900,000 for genomically-driven sustainable agriculture research at McGill

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 07.12.2023
All-woman crew of marine scientists rowing 5,000 km non-stop for ocean conservation
All-woman crew of marine scientists rowing 5,000 km non-stop for ocean conservation

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 07.12.2023
SFU professor part of all-woman crew rowing across Atlantic for ocean conservation
SFU professor part of all-woman crew rowing across Atlantic for ocean conservation

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 04.12.2023
Expert insight: 'The Elephant Whisperers' payment controversy puts spotlight on documentaries
Expert insight: ’The Elephant Whisperers’ payment controversy puts spotlight on documentaries

Health - Life Sciences - 04.12.2023
Celebrating 50 years of Kinesiology Lab Days 

Health - Life Sciences - 28.11.2023
A big boost for RNA medicine research
Say hello to the Sidney-Altman RNA Therapeutic Hub. Inaugurated today by the UdeM-affiliated IRCM, it gives scientists a major tool in their arsenal against diseases like cancer.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.11.2023
Great UBC Bug Bake Off to serve up insect delights
Great UBC Bug Bake Off to serve up insect delights

Health - Life Sciences - 27.11.2023
Western-led human brain 'growth chart' project receives $1M in funding
Western-led human brain ’growth chart’ project receives $1M in funding
Will allow clinicians to track neural development across human lifespan for first time A team led by Western neuroscientist Jörn Diedrichsen has received $1 million in funding from the Once Upon a Tim

Health - Life Sciences - 27.11.2023
AI promises more effective healthcare
AI could be used to improve prevention, diagnosis and care across the healthcare spectrum, including psychiatry and mental health. Artificial intelligence (AI) is already present in our healthcare system, to varying degrees. The problem is that it's mostly being used by individual care and research units operating independently of each other.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.11.2023
Results for: One Child Every Child grant supports research for rare childhood diseases
Cohort of specialists can now focus on getting rapid, accurate diagnoses of ballooning number of immune-related conditions Children with rare and complex immune system disorders now have a much better

Life Sciences - Health - 23.11.2023
Canada’s most powerful MRI system arrives at Western
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