News tagged with systems medicine

Tackling osteosarcoma in people and pet dogs

Dogs and people have lived side-by-side for thousands of years. So it should come as no surprise that dogs and their people have much in common. Unfortunately, the shared experiences of our two species include a considerable ...

Dec 13, 2016
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Worms use immune system to extract food from cells

White blood cells are usually our allies in fighting infections, but new research shows that when Trichinella worms first invade muscle cells, one particular type of white blood cell doesn't attack – rather it helps the ...

Feb 16, 2016
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When rejection comes from within

A new cellular structure responsible for previously unexplained rejection of organ transplants has been identified by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM.) This discovery could one day ...

Dec 16, 2015
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