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William Stanford, PhD

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Amanda Cabeceiras
Tel 613-737-8899 ext 73841


How a rubber chicken helped create a novel model of a rare lung disease
December 12, 2017 - In 2009, Dr. William Stanford received a “laughter basket” including a rubber chicken from a young ...
Researchers turn back the clock to watch aging in fast forward
July 20, 2017 - Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is a rare genetic disease that resembles rapid aging, with young children displaying hardened blood ...
Could stem cells heal premature lungs, fight infections, build muscles and strengthen bones?
May 25, 2017 - Ottawa researchers closer to finding out, thanks to $1.5 million from the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine Researchers ...
A how-to-kit for cells: $250K grant to map how stem cells become muscle and cartilage
August 31, 2016 - Dr. William Stanford was awarded $250,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to develop molecular maps of how ...
Stem cell therapy rejuvenates old, brittle bones in osteoporosis model
March 17, 2016 - Approximately a quarter of all Canadians will suffer a fracture because of weak bones (osteoporosis) in their lifetime, costing the health care system ...
$1M grant to help researchers unravel the secrets behind super-powered leukemia cells
February 3, 2016 - Drs. William Stanford, Caryn Ito,
Ottawa stroke researchers awarded nearly $500,000
June 17, 2015 - The HSF Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery has awarded nearly $500,000 for a number of stroke research projects in Ottawa. Dr. Paul Albert had the top-ranked grant in the competition (and won ...
$700,000 grant to advance use of stem cells to study rare disease
May 20, 2015 - Dr. Bill Stanford has been awarded more than US$700,000 over three years from the United States ...