Cancer drug research earns student access to experimental instrument

Scientists around the world compete for the coveted opportunity to use the neutron spin echo spectrometer at NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology Centre for Neutron Research in the United States. For UWindsor’s Brett Rickeard, getting to perform experiments using the instrument is becoming an annual occurrence. The graduate student in professor Drew […]

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UWindsor prof gets CIBC funding to “put the brakes on” muscle wasting

The currently untreatable muscle wasting condition responsible for one in five cancer deaths has a new team of Windsor researchers trying to unpack it. Thanks to $100,000 in funding from CIBC, University of Windsor associate professor Dr. Matthew Krause can begin studies on cancer cachexia, an ailment that can cause muscle mass to degenerate until […]

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CIBC gift to fund research into impact of cancer and treatment

Research to understand and prevent muscle wasting as a result of cancer and its treatment has received $100,000 in financial support from CIBC. The gift, announced Tuesday during an event at the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Human Kinetics, will help further the work of Matthew Krause, an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, […]

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Federal minister on hand for grand opening of Essex CORe science facility

Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s minister of science and sport, joined interim UWindsor president Douglas Kneale and members of the campus community Wednesday for the official opening of the Essex Centre of Research (Essex CORe). The 46,000 CORe Centre, which opened for use in December 2018 and is an addition to the existing Essex Hall, consists of […]

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Scholarship winner praised for commitment to cancer education

Her research and advocacy has earned doctoral candidate Jane McArthur a $2,500 US scholarship from Sociologists for Women in Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of feminist sociological theory. A PhD student in sociology and social justice, McArthur studies understandings of breast cancer risks in female workers at the Ambassador Bridge. She said […]

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Grey in May to encourage brain cancer awareness

The “Go Grey in May” cause is close to her heart, says Karen Metcalfe, co-ordinator of the Windsor Cancer Research Group and organizer of an associated walk to raise funds and awareness in the fight against brain tumours. Her daughter Mckenna was diagnosed with a brain tumour at the age of four years old. Now […]

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