Research targets brain tumours with nanotechnology

In what sounds like a medical treatment available only to characters in a sci-fi movie, a pair of UWindsor cancer researchers are working on a nanoparticle that could one day be injected into the bloodstream to attack brain tumours. Polymer chemist Simon Rondeau-Gagné and molecular biologist Lisa Porter have teamed up with London neurosurgeon Matthew […]

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A House Divided

Dr. Caroline Hamm already had a busy day ahead of her. Her cancer clinic at Windsor Regional Hospital’s Met campus was booked back-to-back. Then she got the call. Doctors at the Ouellette campus needed her to help identify what appeared to be acute leukemia in a patient in intensive care. If their fears were proven […]

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Study to focus on cancer patients in the workplace

Accommodating cancer patients and survivors in the workplace is the focus of a new study led by UWindsor nursing professor Debbie Kane. Dr. Kane has teamed up with psychology professor Kathryn Lafreniere, nursing professor emerita Dale Rajacich, and Windsor Regional Cancer Centre oncologist Caroline Hamm to survey 300 local workers who have undergone cancer treatment […]

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UWindsor cancer researchers among grant recipients

Three teams of UWindsor professors have received grants for cancer research projects as part of a $200,000 announcement made Monday. Teams led by nursing professor Debbie Kane, chemistry professor Simon Rondeau-Gagne, and biology professor Munir Rahim will receive funding through the Windsor Cancer Centre Foundation’s Seeds4Hope grant awards program. “We are proud to support local […]

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Review program to support health research faculty in grant applications

A new review program, will support University of Windsor faculty in their pursuit of project grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Applications nationwide are winning approval at an all-time low rate, hovering just over 10 per cent, pointing up a growing need for mechanisms to help applicants submit the most competitive proposals […]

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Researchers shine light on lack of ‘safety culture’ in academic labs

The reporting of accidents in academic labs — resulting in deaths, injuries, or close calls — leaves much to be desired, a study by a pair of UWindsor researchers has found. A literature review by clinical psychologist Dana Ménard and chemistry professor John Trant, published this week in the January 2020 issue of Nature Chemistry, […]

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