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Friday, January 21, 2022  New publication explores how tumours can direct blood vessels to avoid rejection by the immune system
The paper may explain at the molecular level a new way by which cancer drugs designed to boost immunity are more effective when used in combination with drugs that block new blood vessel growth.
 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022  Remdesivir for COVID-19 found to reduce need for mechanical ventilation
Study led by researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of British Columbia
 
Friday, January 14, 2022  Dr. Chao Wang awarded Canada Research Chair
The funding will support Dr. Wang and her team as they work to develop immune-based therapies for autoimmune diseases and depressive disorders.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022  Researchers will study risk factors for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease across multiple ethnicities
CAMERA will seek to better understand risk factors for dementia among diverse ethnic groups, including individuals of South Asian and Chinese descent.
 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022  Behind the Research: Study explores association between surgical outcomes, sex of patients and sex of their surgeons
Women were 15% more likely to experience adverse outcomes following surgery when treated by a male rather than a female surgeon.