Dr. Michael Rudnicki admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society
June 22, 2022 - Dr. Michael Rudnicki has been formally admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society, the world’s oldest and most prestigious scientific institution. He is one of only 12 Canadians to be admitted.
First made-in-Canada CAR-T cell therapy for cancer shows promise in clinical trial
June 17, 2022 - More than a dozen people with cancer who had exhausted all treatment options are alive and cancer-free today thanks to a pioneering Canadian clinical trial of a highly personalized kind of immunotherapy.
CLIC-1901 CAR-T Cells for the Treatment of Patients with Relapsed/Refractory CD19 Positive Hematologic Malignancies
June 17, 2022 - This is the first trial of Canadian-made CAR-T cells and demonstrates that Canadian manufacturing of vector, virus, and T cells is feasible within the academic sphere in Canada. Our preliminary results indicate that CLIC-1901 is safe and ...
Ottawa researchers play key roles in global framework for responding to drug-resistant infections
June 16, 2022 - Drs. Jeremy Grimshaw, Kednapa Thavorn and Patrick Fafard are playing important roles in a York University-led project awarded $2.5 million from the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada to pursue research into a global ...
Do changes in brain metabolism play a role in autism? Prestigious grant to help researchers find out
June 7, 2022 - Dr. Baptiste Lacoste received a $550,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs to investigate whether brain metabolism could play a role in autism.
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