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2011-03-16 12:13:00

TORONTO, March 16 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-institutes-of-health-research-cihr/important-funding-for-nanomedicine-research /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at http://photos.newswire.ca.

2010-08-31 21:06:56

On Thursday, August 26, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), in collaboration with the MS Society of Canada, convened a meeting of leading North American experts in multiple sclerosis (MS) to identify research priorities for Canada in this area.

2010-07-27 14:38:00

EDMONTON, July 27 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-institutes-of-health-research-cihr/government-of-canada-supports-research-to-reduce-childhood /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca.

2010-06-22 12:46:59

Under the principles of reasonable apprehension of bias, the appointment of Dr. Bernard Prigent to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) may be considered untenable.

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2010-03-26 07:17:56

Researchers discover that a modified protein plays a key role in memory processes.

2010-02-09 16:32:27

The research group of Dr. François Robert, a researcher at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), in collaboration with the team of Dr. Daniel Durocher (Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute and University of Toronto) accomplished a technical breakthrough: they mapped all the fragile sites of a living organism, the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

2009-10-06 11:07:19

A team of University of British Columbia microbiologists has identified a key defense mechanism used by the immune system against Listeria with strong implications for the future development of vaccines.

2009-07-15 08:36:56

While attending university, men are equally likely as women to have been victims of physical or emotional violence, and that violence is often linked to drinking, according to a new study led by University of British Columbia researcher Elizabeth Saewyc.

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2009-03-07 08:34:48

University of Montreal scientists explain how sugar shortens lifespan in PLoS Genetics.

2009-02-13 11:00:00

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.