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Jeffrey Mogil

Pain in Mice and Man: Ironic Adventures in Translation

March 21, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on March 24, 2017, Jeffrey Mogil, E.P. Taylor Professor of Pain Studies at McGill University, will present his research on the modulation of pain.
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Measurement of blood pressure

Do you really have high blood pressure?

March 20, 2017
A study by researchers at the CRCHUM shows that more than half of family doctors in Canada are still using manual devices to measure blood pressure, a dated technology that often leads to misdiagnosis.
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A million Dollars for Research Infrastructure at the CRCHUM

March 15, 2017
Two teams at the CHUM Research Centre have received grants from the John R. Evans Leaders Fund of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and from the Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation du Québec to fund new research infrastructure.
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Gene silencing therapy for neurodegenerative disease

March 13, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on March 17, 2017, Don W. Cleveland, researcher at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and the University of California at San Diego, will present his research about the development of designer DNA drugs for neurodegenerative disease.
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Dr. Normand Blais Appointed to the CRCHUM’s Management Team

March 7, 2017
The board of directors of the CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) has announced the appointment of Dr. Normand Blais as Assistant Scientific Director of Clinical Research for cancer research development.
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Jacques Côté

Role of tumor suppressor acetyltransferases complexes in genome expression and maintenance

February 24, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on March 3, 2017, Jacques Côté, researcher at the Laval University Cancer Research Center, will present his research on the role of tumor suppressor acetyltransferases complexes in genome expression and maintenance.
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Laura Solt

Nuclear receptors and the regulation of TH17-mediated inflammation

February 17, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on February 24, 2017, Laura Solt, Assistant Professor in the Department of Immunology & Microbiology at The Scripps Research Institute, will present her research on several nuclear receptors.
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Shovelling snow

Heavy snowfall, longer duration, associated with higher risk of heart attack

February 13, 2017
People living in areas with winter snow may need to think twice before shovelling after a heavy snowstorm. According to a new study published today in Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), snowfall is associated with a higher risk of hospital admission for heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), after heavy snowfall, especially in men. The study found associations with larger snowfalls and longer duration of snow.
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Mark Nelson

Capillaries as decoders of the neural rhythm of the brain: Translating thought into blood flow

February 9, 2017
For the CRCHUM conference taking place on February 17, 2017, Mark T. Nelson, University Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology, University of Vermont, will present his research on the role of capillaries in the neural rhythm of the brain.
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Linjiang Lao, Jiangping Wu & Yan Hu

A new immunologic and endocrine syndrome

February 7, 2017
The name of the gene is Armc5, for Armadillo repeat containing 5. Until now, its function was unknown. After 10 years of research, a team at the CRCHUM has succeeded in deleting this gene in experimental mice and discovered that its loss gives rise to a heretofore unidentified syndrome. This syndrome is provisionally called Armadillo Syndrome.
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