As scientists gain new insights into the human microbiome and how it influences our health, microbiology labs may gain new diagnostic biomarkers
Researchers at University of Michigan developed a method to produce artificially grown miniature brains called "human brain organoids" that could greatly improve the way neurodegenerative conditions are studied and, eventually, treated.
McMaster researchers have uncovered a fast and effective way to detect cancer stem cells before the disease recurs in adults who previously underwent treatment.
Mick Bhatia, a professor in the department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, led the new study, published in Cell Reports Medicine.
Jason Kloss, from Paris, Ontario, is planning to swim 51 kilometres solo across Lake Ontario on August 11-12, 2023.
Dr. Veronika Magdanz, an assistant professor in systems design engineering at the University of Waterloo, is researching the potential of sperm-templated soft magnetic microrobots to treat cancer, infertility and more.
Recently published in The Journal of Translational Medicine, a team at Lawson Health Research Institute has discovered unique patterns of blood plasma proteins in patients with long COVID that could reveal potential drug targets to improve patient outcomes.
One of the first human studies on how mitochondrial function impacts immune cells to guide future treatments.
There are a number of other critical health-care priorities which would benefit from federal-provincial-territorial collaboration, such as the need to improve timely access to innovative medicines, including drugs for rare diseases.
A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and BC Children’s Hospital shows the sugar sialic acid, which makes up part of the protective intestinal mucus layer, fuels disease-causing bacteria in the gut.
Research advances the search for new medications to treat antibiotic-resistant infections