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Targeting Dormant HIV


Discovery of a novel, advanced technique to identify the rare cells where human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hides in patients taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). This is an important step forward in the search for a HIV/AIDS cure.
19-Sep-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chronic Kidney Disease May Cause Diabetes


A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that when kidneys fail, urea that builds up in the blood can cause diabetes.
11-Aug-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Revolutionary Surgery for Lung Cancer


The University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) is launching a major international clinical trial to test a minimally invasive and safer surgical approach for patients with lung cancer: video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) lobectomy with...
11-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Relapse of Leukemia After Bone Marrow Transplantation: Cytomegalovirus Infection Has No Protective Effect

Recent studies on a small number of patients with leukemia treated with bone marrow transplantation have suggested that the presence of the common cytomegalovirus (CMV) in patients or their donors may protect against relapse or even death after the...
28-Jun-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When Prison Workers Fall in Love with Inmates: The Taboo of Hybristophilia

A University of Montreal researcher has published a study on romantic relationships between inmates and prison employees. His study is based mainly on US and European cases. Attraction for offenders in correctional facilities – or hybristophilia...
25-Apr-2016 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Smoking and Schizophrenia: Understanding and Breaking the Cycle of Addiction

Smoking is a real problem for people with schizophrenia. A research team observed in schizophrenia smokers, when presented with appetitive cigarette images, greater neuronal activation of a specific region of the brain, the ventro-medial prefrontal...
18-Apr-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Maple Syrup Protects Neurons and Nurtures Young Minds


Maple syrup protects neurons and prevents the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in C. elegans worms, according to a study by college students, now students at the university level, and published today in the Journal of Agricultural and...
13-Apr-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Concussion Can Alter Parent-Child Relationships

A study published in the Journal of Neuropsychology, reveals the adverse effects of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on the quality parent-child relationships. The young brain is particularly vulnerable to injury and one of the first visible signs...
12-Apr-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Not All Canadians Feeling the Heat of Climate Change

While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Paris hammering out the details of the global fight against climate change, a new study out of the University of Montreal and the Trottier Energy Institute shows that Canadian attitudes are somewhat...
30-Nov-2015 7:05 AM EST

University experts available to journalists to clarify #ParisAttacks / #AttentasParis

16-Nov-2015 9:05 PM EST

Canadian University #Criminology Prof Supports #Legalization of #Marijuana. #Cdnpoli


9-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

#CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie - University Experts Available for Media Comment


16-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Referendum on Scotland #Independence – University Experts Available to Speak From Quebec/Canada Perspective #Indyref #Voteyes #Voteno

16-Sep-2014 9:20 AM EDT

#WorldHepatitisDay: Experts Available


28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

@uMontreal_News Expert Available for Media Comment on #India Elections #Indiavotes #india2014

14-May-2014 9:45 AM EDT

@uMontreal_news Experts Comment on #Quebec Election Issues #QC2014 #polqc #cdnpoli

21-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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