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Cystic fibrosis: towards better treatment and stronger lungs

In their lab, CRCHUM scientists Emmanuelle Brochiero and Damien Adam are studying ways of better predicting the efficacy of medications and helping injured lungs repair and regenerate.
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BMI1, a promising gene to protect against Alzheimer's disease

An Canadian molecular biologist a discovers a new function for BMI1, which is known to counteract brain aging.
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Does ‘harsh parenting’ lead to smaller brains?

A study shows that harsh parenting practices in childhood have long-term repercussions for children’s brain development.
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When the Bloom Is Off

In a study published today in Current Biology, Canadian biology professors Simon Joly and Daniel Schoen show that cleistogamy, as this type of self-pollination is known, is strongly associated with bilaterally symmetric flowers, such as orchids,...
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Abnormal hyperactivation in the brain may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s

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A ‘super-puff’ planet like no other

A Canadian-led team of astronomers discovers that the core mass of exoplanet WASP-107b is much lower than previously thought possible for a gas-giant planet.
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Starting kindergarten on the right foot

Going into kindergarten already well-prepared gives a child advantagesgives a child many advantages later in life and lowers costs for society in the long term, researchers in Canada find.
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Vaccines and rare diseases: using one to help the other

An immunology researcher in Canada has found a simple solution to prevent infections in children with lactic acidosis: get them vaccinated.
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Gilles Brassard named an international member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences

A professor in UdeM’s Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, Canada’s ‘father of quantu...
13 May 2021

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Roger David Kornberg, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in chemistry, to speak May 20

Members of the Quebec scientific community are invited to watch an online lecture on chromosomes by the esteem...
12 May 2021

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A personalized anti-cancer vaccine that works in mice

Marie-Claude Bourgeois-Daigneault and her team at the CRCHUM are using mice to show how a combination of pepti...
11 May 2021

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UdeM unveils new sustainable development strategy

The university has adopted an ambitious strategic plan for sustainable development that defines new priorities...
05 May 2021

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Cystic fibrosis: towards better treatment and stronger lungs

In their lab, CRCHUM scientists Emmanuelle Brochiero and Damien Adam are studying ways of better predicting th...
05 May 2021

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UdeM named 39th in the world in the Times Higher Education 'Impact' ranking

Thanks to its continuing initiatives in sustainable development, the university ranks favourably with others a...
23 Apr 2021

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Feeling confinement in the gut

Resolving a missing link of research, Canadian researchers find significant microbiome changes in crew who spe...
23 Apr 2021

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Sharing open data: sometimes costly but mostly good

Researchers gain by openly sharing data, but men and junior scientists are more likely than women and senior s...
20 Apr 2021

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Measuring climate change: it's in the hands of the people of the Far North

Geographers at UdeM and Wilfrid Laurier University will train six indigenous community members to maintain ins...
09 Apr 2021

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NeuroBasis, a new multi-institution project, is launched

With a budget of $8 million, two UdeM scientists at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute are probing the c...
30 Mar 2021

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Predicting when epileptic seizures will happen

Scientists at the CHUM Research Centre work towards forecasting or at least better detecting when a person wit...
26 Mar 2021

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BMI1, a promising gene to protect against Alzheimer's disease

An UdeM molecular biologist at the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Centre discovers a new function for ...
23 Mar 2021

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Does ‘harsh parenting’ lead to smaller brains?

A study shows that harsh parenting practices in childhood have long-term repercussions for children’s brain ...
22 Mar 2021

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The dialogue on AI is open!

Interested in the ethics of new technologies? Join the open dialogue on artificial intelligence through a seri...
19 Mar 2021

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HIV: an antidiabetic drug to reduce chronic inflammation

Researchers at the CRCHUM find that metformin could help people living with HIV who are being treated with ant...
18 Mar 2021

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COVID-19: how does it affect the people preparing food?

Researchers at UdeM and Université Laval get $2.2 million to measure the impact of the pandemic on food worke...
17 Mar 2021

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Black children are overrepresented in Quebec's child welfare system

In Montreal, one in four black English-speaking children were in a youth-protection centre in 2011, a study by...
16 Mar 2021

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COVID-19: when mourning is put on hold

Unable to organize or go to funerals, a significant number of Quebecers who lost a loved one during the pandem...
10 Mar 2021

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COVID-19: biomarkers linked to severe forms of the disease

UdeM neuroscientist Catherine Larochelle leads a study at the CHUM Research Centre that finds that a set of im...
04 Mar 2021

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How many teachers have had COVID-19?

Researchers at UdeM and in Ontario and British Columbia will try to determine the prevalence of the disease am...
04 Mar 2021

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4 million pregnancies and over 20 years of data

UdeM researcher Anick Bérard receives $3 million to study the use of medications by expectant mothers in Cana...
03 Mar 2021

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Mark Carney at UdeM: “Hope is not a strategy”

The British-Canadian economist and former Bank of Canada and Bank of England governor addressed over 1,350 at...
26 Feb 2021

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A new way beckons to treat severe obesity

Michel Bouvier, the Killam Prize-winning director of UdeM’s Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer,...
26 Feb 2021

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A post-COVID-19 research clinic welcomes its first patients

Led by UdeM infectious-diseases specialist Emilia Liana Falcone, a multidisciplinary team at the Montreal Clin...
23 Feb 2021

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Irina Rish speaks on the role of women in science

The Mila researcher and associate professor of computer science at UdeM participates today in a roundtable dur...
11 Feb 2021

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A prestigious Killam Prize for Michel Bouvier

Biochemist Michel Bouvier has been awarded a Killam Prize for major scientific contributions in molecular phar...
11 Feb 2021

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Discovery of a new drug for diabetic retinopathy

With a San Francisco biotech company, an UdeM eye expert develops a treatment that could potentially treat pat...
11 Feb 2021

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When the bloom is off

Why do some plants produce small and unattractive flowers? Two Montreal researchers think they’ve figured ou...
03 Feb 2021

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Despite challenges, Quebec health-care workers adapting well to stress

Eighty-five per cent of staffers in hospitals and long-term-care centres coped well with the mental stress the...
03 Feb 2021

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The IVADO/Mila Deep Learning School is back for its 6th edition

The IVADO/Mila Deep Learning School set up by Yoshua Bengio aims to introduce information technology professio...
02 Feb 2021

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Improving the representation of Black students in medical schools

UdeM’s Faculty of Medicine is organizing a forum on Black student representation in health science programs....
01 Feb 2021

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Trying to break your dependency on cocaine? Here’s one way that doesn’t seem to work.

Taking cannabidiol, a chemical in the cannabis sativa plant, appears ineffective in treating cocaine use disor...
27 Jan 2021

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UdeM open access policy: publications are freely available to all

Under the new policy, UdeM is committed to making scholarly publications by members of the University communit...
25 Jan 2021

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Abnormal hyperactivation in the brain may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s

A research team led by UdeM psychology and neuroscience professor Sylvie Belleville has just targeted an early...
21 Jan 2021

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A ‘super-puff’ planet like no other

An UdeM-led team of astronomers discovers that the core mass of exoplanet WASP-107b is much lower than previou...
18 Jan 2021

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UM171: the molecule that keeps on giving

In a study published in Cell Stem Cell, a research team of 15 scientists led by UdeM hematologist Guy Sauvagea...
12 Jan 2021

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Infants little affected by COVID-19

A CHU Sainte-Justine study of clinical characteristics and disease severity in infants with COVID-19 shows tha...
16 Dec 2020

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New use for an old drug

Researchers at three Canadian universities find the key to unlocking the antidepressant effect of ketamine in ...
16 Dec 2020

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Could existing drugs be used against COVID-19?

Three types of medications approved for other clinical purposes may reduce the inflammatory symptoms caused by...
16 Dec 2020

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Very few Montreal children got COVID-19: survey

An ongoing, UdeM-led study of youths on the West Island and in the Plateau Mont-Royal finds few have had the v...
14 Dec 2020

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Michael Pecho appointed Vice-Rector of Alumni and Philanthropic Relations

The University Council has appointed Michael Pecho Vice-Rector of Alumni and Philanthropic Relations. ...
08 Dec 2020

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How COVID-19 makes us behave … or not

In a new research series, UdeM social psychology professor Roxane de Sablonnière examines the myriad ways the...
07 Dec 2020

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A novel approach to Parkinson's disease

UdeM neurobiologist Janelle Drouin-Ouellet is reprogramming neuronal cells from skin samples of elderly Parkin...
04 Dec 2020

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What makes a healthy brain?

Ravi Rungta, a young assistant professor of dentistry at UdeM, is recognized by the Brain Canada Foundation as...
04 Dec 2020

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'Place aux Premiers Peuples': a new action plan

Echoing calls by Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the plan outlines more than 100 measures in...
02 Dec 2020

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Anne-Marie Mes-Masson, one of Canada’s '100 Most Powerful Women'

The Women's Executive Network acknowledges Anne-Marie Mes-Masson's fundamental discoveries in cancer research....
01 Dec 2020

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A gene mutation that protects against disease

Researchers at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute, Université de Montréal and McMaster University thin...
19 Nov 2020

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Geothermal energy to power Quebec schools

An innovative geothermal project will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the energy efficiency of Que...
18 Nov 2020

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A "toolbox" to help diagnose complex diseases

An international team led by a CHU Sainte-Justine researcher is developing a new mathematical model to improve...
17 Nov 2020

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Young autistic children can read before they speak

Doctoral student Alexia Ostrolenk wants to better understand hyperlexia, the ability to decipher letters and g...
13 Nov 2020

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A new test for chronic fatique syndrome

Developed by researchers at UdeM and the CHU Sainte-Justine, the innovation allows testing of patients who can...
12 Nov 2020

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Prostate cancer: treating it early for a better, longer life

Dr. Fred Saad, an UdeM medical professor and principal scientist at the CHUM research centre, reviews several ...
09 Nov 2020

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A more abundant hormone to treat atrial fibrillation

Researchers in Canada, the U.S, the U.K. and Australia make a game-changing discovery that the heart produces...
04 Nov 2020

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COVID-19: the effect on the LGBTQ+ community

Through an online survey, a team led by UdeM professor Robert-Paul Juster is trying to find out how the pandem...
02 Nov 2020

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Starting kindergarten on the right foot

Going into kindergarten already well-prepared gives a child advantagesgives a child many advantages later in l...
02 Nov 2020

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Water quality: a matter of perspective

Biologists at Université de Montréal find that a common measure to assess the health of rivers can also help...
28 Oct 2020

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Tobacco trafficking: retailers snub the dark Web

Some sellers of Illicit tobacco sometimes use the dark Web to establish contacts, but most sell and deliver in...
28 Oct 2020

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Reforestation plans in Africa could go awry

An international team led by an UdeM researcher publishes the findings of a study on the biogeographical histo...
27 Oct 2020

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Corridor Écologique Darlington project wins award

The green corridor connecting Mount Royal to other green spaces in the city was recognized for its innovation ...
27 Oct 2020

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Vaccines and rare diseases

An immunology researcher at UdeM has found a simple solution to prevent infections in children with lactic aci...
21 Oct 2020

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