The research laboratory of Dr Gregory Gores at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN does basic research into liver disease. One of the main research areas of interest is lipotoxicity and its role in development of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a...
Improving nano-scale imaging
The need for precise vibration isolation with scanning probe microscopy (SPM) and near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM) systems is becoming more critical as resolutions continue to bridge from micro to nano. Whether used in academic...
Capturing aroma in Scottish whisky
Manufacturing whisky is a lengthy process due to Scottish law, which mandates that the distilled spirit be matured in oak casks for a minimum of three years and one day before it is bottled. During the maturation process the spirit takes on a...
$308M bailout signed for MaRS Phase 2 building
Toronto, ON - Ontario’s provincial government has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire an interest in the MaRS Phase 2 building in Toronto from its developer, Alexandria Real Estate (ARE). The government says the agreement,...
Sep 23, 2014 5:21PM
New compound developed for cord blood expansion
Toronto, ON – Researchers at the University of Montreal and University of Toronto have identified a new method for the ex vivo expansion of human cord blood cells that could potentially increase the number of hematopoietic stem cells...
Sep 23, 2014 4:28PM
Project to develop room-temperature storage for fragile biologics
Hamilton, ON - A project at McMaster University is receiving $112,000 in seed funding from Grand Challenges Canada. The project, to be led by Carlos Filipe in the university’s chemical engineering department and Ali Ashkar of the McMaster...
Sep 23, 2014 3:59PM
Antibiotics in early life may alter immunity long-term
Vancouver, BC - Researchers at the University of British Columbia recently found that receiving antibiotic treatments early in life can increase susceptibility to specific diseases later on.
Sep 23, 2014 10:39AM
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