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.
Website
http://www.queensu.ca/
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Medical research

What a tiny, wiggling worm can teach us about cancer

One would think a transparent, tiny—about one millimeter in length—organism could have difficulty catching anyone's attention. The roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans), however, has been in the biological research ...

Oncology & Cancer

A tool to boost cancer care access

Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, is one of the pillars of curative oncology and plays a key role in providing better outcomes for patients with some of the most common cancers, like prostate or breast cancers. In high-income ...

Oncology & Cancer

Predicting cancer spread with natural language processing

Gathering data from CT scans can be labor intensive and exhaust health care resources. Queen's researchers Amber Simpson and Farhana Zulkernine along with radiologist Richard Do (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New ...

Oncology & Cancer

Access to essential cancer medicines is unequal globally

Patients in most countries of the world do not have access to basic cancer medicines, according to new research from Queen's University's Christopher Booth (Oncology) and collaborators at the World Health Organization (WHO). ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Is DNA key to whether you get COVID-19?

The strength and health of one's immune system is one key indicator of susceptibility to contracting pathogens, including the novel coronavirus. However, new evidence that may suggest more men get coronavirus than women has ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Allergy season concerns during the pandemic

It's spring and that means allergy season is on the way. But this year it will be arriving in the midst of a global pandemic and with this comes a host of new concerns to contemplate. The Queen's Gazette spoke with Dr. Anne ...

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