Jeffrey Chen, PhD

VIDO-InterVac, University of Saskatchewan Towards a next generation of superior BCG tuberculosis vaccines (Photo: Trenna Brusky, VIDO InterVac) Tuberculosis is a serious global health problem, with one-third of the world’s population having been...

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Jeremy Hirota, PhD

Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia A 3D-printed human airway model for studying respiratory mucosal immune responses Jeremy Hirota Exposure to allergens and air pollutants in the air we breathe can lead to “lung attacks” in...

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Petra Kienesberger, PhD

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University Role of the adipokine autotaxin in obesity-associated insulin resistance Insulin resistance, a major complication of obesity, is a condition where tissues such as skeletal...

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Morgan Langille, PhD

Department of Pharmacology, Dalhousie University Design and implementation of a human microbiome interaction database It is becoming increasingly apparent that the microbes living on and in our bodies, called the human microbiome, are important...

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Joon Lee, PhD

School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo Personalized predictive analytics based on electronic medical data and patient similarity metrics A regular group meeting of the Health Data Science Lab at the University of...

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Catherine Martel, PhD

Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal/ Montreal Heart Institute Research Centre Lymphatic vessel function in atherosclerosis Martel lab group, left to right, François Dallaire, Andreea Milasan, Catherine Martel (Photo: Jonathan B...

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Michael Suits, PhD

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Wilfrid Laurier University Protein structure-function relationships in periodontal disease In the mouth, a wide variety of microorganisms are embedded in biofilms that contribute to periodontal diseases...

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Benoît Arsenault, PhD

Department of Medicine, Université Laval Impact of a lifestyle modification program on high-density lipoprotein function Plasma levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, often referred to as “the good cholesterol”, are inversely...

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Yannick Doyon, PhD

Department of Molecular Medicine, Université Laval In vivo genome editing as a novel class of human therapeutics to treat pediatric metabolic disorders Yannick Doyon and his lab group, left to right, Alexandre Raymond-Fleury, Caroline Huard...

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Jennifer Heisz, PhD

Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University Examining the dose-response relationship between physical exercise and cognitive function in older adults Jennifer Heisz talks about her research at a recent Canadian Foundation for Innovation...

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Jeffrey Leyton, PhD

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiobiology, Université de Sherbrooke An advanced development in targeted radiation against muscle invasive migrating bladder cancer cells Jeffrey Leyton and co-workers Bladder cancer affects thousands of...

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Ewa Niechwiej-Szwedo, PhD

Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo The role of binocular vision in the development of fine motor skills A young research subject performs motor tasks while her eye and hand movements are recorded. The analysis of kinematic...

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