The Exactis Innovation Personalize My Treatment (PMT) research initiative is receiving $2 million in funding from Merck, along with $1 million each from the Cancer Research Society (CRS) and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation
Lentils, chickpeas and other pulses, may improve overall gut health and help safeguard against gut-associated diseases when consumed regularly.
A team of researchers has found a key player in brain tumour formation that may lead to new therapies for a deadly and incurable cancer.
Under the desert sun of New Mexico, scientists have engineered ancient bacteria to produce carbon-neutral ethanol using just the sun, waste carbon dioxide and non-potable water. The fuel that results doesn’t need to be mined, fracked or grown, and could one day be cheaper than oil.
By 2018, sequencing of patient genomes will likely produce one quintillion bytes of data annually. Given this veritable flood of data, the bottleneck in cancer research is now how to analyse this data to provide insights into cancer biology and inform treatment.
From May 1 to June 30, 2016 Statistics Canada is inviting researchers to apply for access to blood, urine and DNA samples from the Biobank of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) for use in health studies. The biospecimens are available to any Canadian researcher that completes a review process and would benefit from a…
Microbes influence a wide range of processes, some acting as catalysts to accelerate reactions or enable them to occur in a wider range of conditions, while others can be detrimental causing fouling or corrosion. Microbes are key to many remediation processes, including passive water treatment, soil bioremediation, and re-establishment of vegetation.
It is with a tremendous sense of sadness and loss that I inform you of the passing of Rhonda Tannenbaum. Rhonda was not only the heart and soul of Ontario Genomics’ business development initiatives, she was its architect and committed champion. She believed fervently in the role of science as a road to prosperity for…