Julien van Grevenynghe, PhD

Department of Infectious diseases, immunity, cancer and epidemiology, INRS – Institut Armand-Frappier and the Université du Québec Autophagy regulates CD8 T-cell killing activity during chronic HIV-1 infection Autophagy, a natural...

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Adena Scheer, MD

Department of Surgery, St Michael’s Hospital, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, and the University of Toronto Cross-cultural communications in breast cancer treatment Dr Adena Scheer (Photo: St Michael’s Hospital) Among minorities...

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Gareth Lim, PhD

CRCHUM, Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal Evaluating the therapeutic potential of 14-3-3ζ for the treatment of obesity Gareth Lim and his team, from left to right, Jeremie Shabani, Abel Oppong, Gareth Lim, Mina Sadeghi, Yves Mugabo...

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Catherine Larochelle, MD PhD

CRCHUM, Department of Neurosciences, Université de Montréal Molecular mechanisms underlying T lymphocytes interactions with oligodendrocytes in neuroinflammation Larochelle lab group In multiple sclerosis (MS), there is an abnormal response of...

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Jennifer Gordon, PhD

Department of Psychology, University of Regina HPA axis dysregulation in the etiology of perimenopausal depression Women are 2-4 times more likely to develop depression during perimenopause, the menopause transition phase, than at any other time...

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Florian Bentzinger, PhD

Department of Pharmacology-Physiology, Université de Sherbrooke Niche regulation of muscle stem cell specification From left to right, Simon Dumontier, Emmeran Le Moal, Jasmin Collerette-Tremblay, Florian Bentzinger, and Dominic Cliche Dr...

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Jeanette Boudreau, PhD

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University Directing natural killer cell cytotoxicity to the tumour’s susceptibilities Natural killer (NK) cells are white blood cells that kill tumours. The potential of each NK cell to...

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Christopher Dennison, PhD

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta Impact severity metric for focal head and diffuse brain injury (Photo: Richard Siemens) Whether or not today’s helmets protect the wearer from mild diffuse brain injuries, sometimes...

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Jeffrey Gagnon, PhD

Department of Biology, Laurentian University Investigating the role of H2S in the regulation of ghrelin secretion Ghrelin, a hormone produced in the endocrine cells of the stomach, regulates several aspects of metabolic health, including appetite...

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Kaitlyn McLachlan, PhD

Department of Psychology, University of Guelph Evaluating novel neurobiomarkers in the identification of adults with FASD using portable eye tracking and EEG technology Individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are overrepresented...

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Noam Miller, PhD

Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University Exploring neural mechanisms of social behavior using zebrafish (Danio rerio) (l to r) Ramy Ayoub, Mackenzie Schultz, Noam Miller, Chelsey Damphousse This research study uses zebrafish, a small...

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Roxane Paulin, PhD

Department of Medicine, Université Laval Targeting ErbB2 by TAK-165 reverses pulmonary hypertension in vitro and in vivo Roxane Paulin and her Groupe de Recherche en Hypertension Pulmonaire, Université Laval In pulmonary hypertension (high blood...

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