News Briefs

An Tang and Samuel Kadoury

Deep neural networks identifies tumours with unmatched performance

February 21, 2018

A team of artificial intelligence researchers at the CRCHUM has developed a new deep-learning method to identify and segment tumours in medical images.
Janice Robertson

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia: A Disease Spectrum

February 19, 2018

On February 23th, 2018, the CRCHUM Conferences invites Janice Robertson, researcher at the Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases. The conference will discuss the clinical, genetic and neuropathological overlap between Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia.
Léa Décarie-Spain and Stephanie Fulton

Palm oil in your Valentine's chocolate?

February 14, 2018

A new study by researchers at the CRCHUM shows that a diet rich in saturated fat results in depressive and anxiety behaviours.

Director's Note

Vincent Poitout

Our changing scientific environment

In many respects, our working environment is rapidly changing and requires constant adaptation on our part. In particular, the scientific publishing scene is undergoing transformation, with the gradual disappearance of print publications, the growing practice of posting preprints, the near exponential increase of information available online and the growing number of fake scientific journals...

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