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GlycoNet investigator Dr. Alexey Pshezhetsky to lead new Sanfilippo research laboratory

From CHUSJ.org An exceptional gift to support the CHU Sainte-Justine expertise and excellence in Sanfilippo disease research Montréal, November 8, 2017 – Today the CHU Sainte-Justine …

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Working towards more effective treatment for inflammatory bowel disease

More Canadians suffer from inflammatory bowel disease than anywhere else in the world, yet current treatments often have debilitating side effects and aren’t always effective. …

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Alberta startup to develop new diagnostics for prostate cancer

Technology bridges oncology and glycomics with discovery of novel cancer-specific sugar A new biotechnology spinoff with roots in a GlycoNet project is planning to capitalize …

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Making strides towards an improved screening test for prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the thirdleading cause of death from cancer for men in Canada, but a new GlycoNet technology may help catch lethal prostate cancer …

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Using ‘undercover’ molecular probes to detect breast cancer

A GlycoNet researcher has developed specialized molecules that will allow for more accurate and precise detection of breast cancer, by having the molecules pose as …

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GlycoNet researchers target dangerous proteins found in cancer cells

For several decades, researchers have known that a class of proteins called galectins has been linked to the spread of cancer, but attempts to create …

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Researchers receive nearly $8.7M for study of microbes, economic, social and health data

By Lori Dillon Two McMaster-based research projects have received a combined $8.7 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support research infrastructure development. The …

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GlycoNet announces agreement with start-up 48Hour Discovery

EDMONTON (October 19, 2017) – The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) announced today that it has entered into a service agreement with 48Hour Discovery Inc., a …


GlycoNet showcases innovation in 2017 annual report

EDMONTON (October 6, 2017)­ – The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) announced the release of its third annual report, Accelerating Innovation, detailing ground-breaking research advances, training …


GlycoNet Scientific Director Receives U of A’s Highest Honours

Dr. Todd Lowary, GlycoNet Scientific Director and Professor of Chemistry, was one of two recipients of the University of Alberta’s University Cup Award on September …


GlycoNet heeds the call of federal framework on antimicrobials

Antimicrobial-resistant infections are becoming more frequent and more difficult to treat, and antimicrobial resistance is now recognized as a significant worldwide threat. In response, the …

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Breaking down the walls to fight MRSA

Antimicrobial drug resistance is a growing problem for Canadians and our neighbours around the globe, and GlycoNet investigators are taking a glycomics-based approach to battling …


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