Investigate breast cancer cases at Ambassador Bridge, says customs union and researcher

Anecdotal reports of 10 to 20 or more cases of breast cancer among Ambassador Bridge workers has a University of Windsor researcher and the union representing customs workers calling for an investigation. “It is extremely alarming,” Customs and Immigration Union President Jean-Pierre Fortin said from Ottawa Wednesday. “We’re counting on the government and on the […]

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Windsor-area researchers and doctors collaborate in search of a cure for cancer

Cancer. It’s the scariest six-letter word in the dictionary. That’s because it’s the world’s number one killer – and can affect anyone, regardless of age, sex, race or geography. And Windsor resident Diane Marley didn’t see it coming. “It’s just one of those things I thought it’s never going to be me,” says Marley, who […]

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University of Windsor professor wins award for work on brain tumours

University of Windsor biology professor Dr. Lisa Porter has earned the 2018 David Kelly Award for Community Service. The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada gives out the award annually to an individual who exemplifies and demonstrates extraordinary support to the brain tumour community in Canada. Porter received the award at the foundation’s recent annual national […]

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Professor rewarded for service in support of brain tumour research

A professor in the UWindsor Department of Biological Sciences is the recipient of the 2018 David Kelly Award for Community Service in support of the brain tumour community in Canada. Lisa Porter received the award at the 2018 Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada National Conference, held on October 19. “We are all very proud of […]

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UWindsor science students win recognition at national competition

A team of UWindsor undergraduate science students brought home a monetary prize from a national competition promoting research into brain tumours. Alexander Rodzinka, Fatima Nadeem, and Jake Frank won second place — a $750 dollar cash prize — at the Pam and Rolando Del Maestro Family Undergraduate Student Research Competition, held at the 2018 Brain […]

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Professors to lead discussion on cancer research

Two UWindsor professors of chemistry and biochemistry are among the participants in a “Think Tank” event hosted by the Windsor Cancer Research Group on October 26. John Trant will present on “Multimodal Imaging” and Yufeng Tong on “Understanding the role of molecular mechanisms of ubiquitin regulatory enzymes” during the event, which will run 1:30 to […]

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