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.

Address
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
Website
http://www.queensu.ca/
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen's_University

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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 ...

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 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychology researcher finds that power does go to our heads

Power -- defined as the ability to influence others -- makes people think differently. For North Americans, a feeling of power leads to thinking in a focused and analytical way, which may be beneficial when pursuing personal ...

Neuroscience

Making waves with groundbreaking brain research

New research by Jason Gallivan and Randy Flanagan suggests that when deciding which of several possible actions to perform, the human brain plans multiple actions simultaneously prior to selecting one of them to execute.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New disinfection technique could revolutionize hospital room cleaning

A Queen's University infectious disease expert has collaborated in the development of a disinfection system that may change the way hospital rooms all over the world are cleaned as well as stop bed bug outbreaks in hotels ...

Medical research

Extracting stem cells from fat for tissue regeneration

Stem cells extracted from body fat may pave the way for the development of new regenerative therapies including soft tissue reconstruction following tumor removal or breast mastectomy surgery, the development of tissue-engineered ...

Medical research

Cell phone use may reduce male fertility

Men who have been diagnosed with poor sperm quality and who are trying to have children should limit their cell phone use. Researchers have found that while cell phone use appears to increase the level of testosterone circulating ...

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