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Setting a new standard for how we measure global health

New guidelines for tracking health trends around the world, developed by leaders from influential global health institutions, were announced last week (28 June) in London. These guidelines set a new standard of openness, ...

Jul 06, 2016
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Harnessing chemical and genomic data to fight cancer

In the years since the human genome was first sequenced, a trove of genomic data has been amassed, aiding not only in our understanding of how the body works, but also in the search for disease-fighting drugs. Indeed, finding ...

Dec 17, 2015
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Breakthrough in the fight against blindness

A team of researchers at the IRCM led by Michel Cayouette, PhD, identified one of the genes responsible for producing a type of cell required for vision. The breakthrough, published in the scientific journal Neuron, could ...

Feb 18, 2015
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