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...
Key mechanism in metastasis discovered by Alberta researchers
Edmonton, AB - A new study from the research group of Dr. John Lewis at the University of Alberta and the Lawson Health Research Institute has confirmed that invadopodia play a key role in the spread of cancer. The study, published in Cell...
Sep 2, 2014 5:02PM
$5M supports research into neurodegenerative diseases
London, ON - A $5-million gift to Western University will be devoted to supporting researchers studying neurodegenerative diseases. The funding will be used to advance a special five-year study, led by Dr. Michael J. Strong, Dean of Schulich...
Aug 15, 2014 5:47PM
Gene variant identified as a heart disease risk factor for women
London, ON - When it comes to heart disease, Dr. Ross Feldman says women are often in the dark. Historically, it was thought that heart disease was a men’s-only disease, however, data has shown that post-menopausal women are just as...
Aug 15, 2014 5:41PM
Tuberculosis specialist wins medical association's top honour
Edmonton, AB - The University of Alberta’s Anne Fanning has won the Canadian Medical Association’s highest honour, the Frederic Newton Gisborne Starr Award.
Aug 15, 2014 5:37PM
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