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Treating the "bubble babies"

A new study shows that the genotype of a child with severe combined immune deficiency (SCID) affects his survival rate after stem cell transplantation from an unrelated donor.
15-Nov-2018 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Montreal Researchers Explain How Your Muscles Form

An international team led by Montreal researchers discovers two proteins essential to the development of skeletal muscle.
12-Nov-2018 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

We now know how RNA molecules are organized in cells

With their new finding, Canadian scientists urge revision of decades-old dogma on protein synthesis
7-Nov-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Music improves social communication in autistic children

Improved communication skills may be linked to increased connectivity between auditory and motor regions of the brain, researchers at Université de Montreal and McGill University find.
2-Nov-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Becoming More Sensitive to Pain Increases the Risk of Knee Pain Not Going Away

A new study by researchers in Montreal and Boston looks at the role that pain plays in osteoarthritis, a disease that affects over 300 million adults worldwide.
30-Oct-2018 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smell and Behaviour: The Scents of Taking Action

Canadian scientists have discovered a neural pathway that links olfaction to locomotion.
26-Oct-2018 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover a New Lead for Mechanism of Action of Diabetes Drug Metformin

Université de Montréal researchers are able to see how frontline diabetes drug metformin alters cell glucose uptake using new technology that probes how drugs act on all cellular functions.
23-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Body's Defence Mechanisms: Teamwork Is Key for Cancer-Fighting Proteins

A new study published in Nature Communications shows that a molecular symbiosis between BAP1 and ASXL2 proteins can suppress cancerous tumors.
25-Oct-2018 10:05 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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