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Montreal scientists and their international colleagues have closed in on specific genes responsible for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from a list of over 600 genes that were suspects for the disease. Professor John D. Rioux and his team at the Montreal Heart Institute and Université de...

Leukemia researchers led by Dr. John Dick have traced the origins of relapse in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) to rare therapy-resistant leukemia stem cells that are already present at diagnosis and before chemotherapy begins.

They have also identified two distinct stem-cell like...

$33 million will drive scientific discoveries into potentially life-saving cures for patients

Canadian scientists are at the forefront of open science, making their research publicly available so that other researchers, healthcare companies, doctors and nurses can use the...

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More than a dozen exceptional researchers from across Canada gathered on Parliament Hill on February 6, 2017, to engage Parliamentarians in a dialogue about genomics – the science that examines the genetic code and the function of genes within the DNA of all living things. 

Specifically,...

Genomics: the Power and the Promise 2014 took place from November 24-26, 2014 in Ottawa, Canada. This international conference was hosted by Genome Canada, in partnership with the...

In 2002, the Gairdner Foundation held a seminal event that brought together some of the world's finest minds for a series of signature presentations examining the state-of-the-art of the comparatively young...