Queen's University

Queen's University was established in 1841 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Today, Queen's University has over 20,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. Queen's University is ranked second in the Medical-Doctoral category in Canada and the university as a whole is ranked 117 world-wide. Queen's is noted for engineering, mechanical engineering and technology.

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
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http://www.queensu.ca/
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Medical research

Unraveling mysteries in the blood

Queen's University researcher Paula James has revealed women who are carriers of hemophilia A, an inherited bleeding disorder, experience abnormal bleeding in about 30 per cent of cases. Dr. James is working to unravel the ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Hormone could slow Alzheimer's progression

Queen's University researcher Fernanda De Felice (Psychiatry), along with co-authors from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, have identified an exercise-linked hormone that could slow the progression of Alzheimer's ...

Oncology & Cancer

Major pancreatic cancer breakthrough

Clinical trial results presented today at a prestigious cancer meeting in Chicago show substantial increased survival rates for pancreatic cancer patients who received a four-drug chemotherapy combination known as mFOLFIRINOX ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study compares cancer drug cost, benefit

Queen's University researcher Christopher Booth reveals the price of new cancer therapies is not associated with treatment effectiveness.

Genetics

A major step in treating genetic diseases

Researchers at Queen's University have published new findings, providing a proof-of-concept use of genetic editing tools to treat genetic diseases. The study, published in Nature Scientific Reports, offers an important first ...

Immunology

Researcher dives deep into factors that cause allergies

Researchers at Queen's University and Kingston Health Sciences Centre have published the first the set of findings stemming from the Kingston Allergy Birth Cohort – a study tracking the developmental origins of allergies ...

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