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When space travel is a blur

Working with the Canadian Space Agency and NASA, two Quebec-based researchers are keeping an eye on astronauts’ ocular health.
28-Nov-2019 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

HIV: Overwhelming the enemy from the start

Virologist Eric Cohen and his team have identified a way to thwart HIV infection at its very early stages.
26-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Injection drug use: not the same across Canada

A new study by researchers at the University of Montreal shows close to 172,000 Canadians injected drugs in 2016, up from 130,000 just five years earlier, but support varies.
14-Nov-2019 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Slowing the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

By identifying a molecule that delays the progression of MS, researchers pave the way for new therapies for the nearly 77,000 Canadians living with the disease.
12-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Blood cancers: a “new generation” stem cell transplant significantly reduces complications for patients

In a Phase One-Two clinical trial, the great majority of patients with blood cancers are on the road to recovery, thanks to the UM171 molecule, discovered at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal.
4-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer treatment: researcher makes breakthrough immunotherapy discovery

Dr. Christopher E. Rudd has discovered a new cell therapy approach that boosts the immune response of T lymphocytes to malignant tumours.
24-Oct-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Speeding up the drug discovery process to help patients

An international research team is perfecting a method to predict the potential clinical implications of new drugs before clinical trials even start.
13-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Water Detected on an Exoplanet Located in Its Star’s Habitable Zone

An international study lead by Université de Montréal astronomer Björn Benneke has detected water vapour on the planet K2-18b; this represents a major discovery in the search of alien life.
11-Sep-2019 6:00 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

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

9-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

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#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

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#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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