Drs. Alexey V. Pshezhetsky and Christopher Cairo awarded half a million dollars to advance research on inhibitors to treat cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases.
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Glycomics researcher Lara Mahal announced as Canada Excellence Research Chair.
Leveraging her scientific knowledge and entrepreneurial mindset, Dr. Karla Williams is developing a blood test that could allow for early diagnosis of aggressive breast cancer.
GlycoNet awards $1.45 million to eight projects aimed at improving the health of Canadians. Funding supports glycomics translational research into post-surgical pain management, cancer diagnosis, and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, infectious diseases and chronic illness.
By Ali Chou “We need to encourage girls and women to be confident; […] we need to support their growth, enthusiasm, and their participation in science.” In her lab in Edmonton, Alberta, Dr. Lori West, a GlycoNet Investigator, is overseeing the analysis of biological samples from pediatric heart transplant patients and preparing to send the […]
In honor of International Women’s Day, we introduce you to five GlycoNet scientists who are working behind the scenes to build a healthier Canada by Ali Chou In December 2015, the United Nations proclaimed February 11 the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. 2019 marked the fourth edition of this important day during […]
Canadian researchers and Taiwanese institution break boundaries to advance glycomics research by Ali Chou GlycoNet Investigators giving lectures at Short Courses in Frontier Science and Technology at Academia Sinica in Taiwan, 2019. The international research community works to pioneer solutions that benefit people and their health. Life in the lab can be lonely. Research can […]
Network investigators and trainees will receive communications support to promote their research and its positive impact by GlycoNet Staff The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) recently welcomed Ali Chou and Marie-Christine Houle to its team. “We are pleased to have two passionate communicators join our team. Ali brings a scientific background as well as social media […]
he Canadian research ecosystem works for the well-being of all Canadians. It is founded on multidisciplinary and translational innovation and fuelled by partnerships between a vibrant university research sector and industry.Politicians have long understood that a national alignment of research priorities helps find concrete solutions to the current and future needs of Canadians. Cross-country research collaboration also allows all provinces, including Alberta, to attract and retain talent and to diversify their economy.
By Marie-Christine Houle As Canadian Alzheimer’s Awareness Month wraps up, we shed some light on the work of Matthew Macauley, a GlycoNet investigator and professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta. He was recently awarded a major five-year grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), worth $749,700. This project builds upon work previously […]