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Exercise, future anticancer therapy?

May 24, 2016

At age 70, Alfred Roberts plays hockey twice a week. Nothing special, right? Except that for three years he has had advanced prostate cancer, which has spread to his bones. “I've always been active. Hockey keeps me in shape and keeps my mind off things. I’ve got friends that have played until age 80, and my goal is to beat them!” said the...
Martine Therrien, Catherine Aaron, Gabrielle Beaudry and Alex Parker, CRCHUM

Maple syrup protects neurons and nurtures young minds

April 13, 2016

Two young students show how maple syrup prevents the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the C. elegans worm.

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Research Ethics

With a view to ensuring that ethical principles and norms are respected in all research activities, the CHUM has created two ethics review boards for the rigorous evaluation and follow-up of research projects undertaken in our institution. 

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