Our cancer research theme brings together laboratory scientists, clinicians, and industry manufacturers to translate biomedical research to tangible health applications. This theme aims to deliver impact and patient benefit through:
This theme addresses a range of diseases and medical procedures that are responsible for a major and growing healthcare burden for human and the livestock industry in Canada. Studies in this theme aim to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various illnesses, in addition to
Researchers at GlycoNet examine the epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment of infectious diseases. There is significant depth in research on immunology, vaccines, multi-drug resistance, host-pathogen interactions, and mechanisms of inflammation. With cutting-edge programs and industrial collaborations, we are addressing the unmet medical needs through:
Synergizing clinical and laboratory research, GlycoNet scientists are uncovering new properties of the healthy and diseased nervous system and identifying novel diagnostics, therapies as well as preventative measures to help patients who are susceptible to neurodegeneration. Our activities in this theme embrace the whole spectrum of translational research from basic science to clinical trials, including:
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