Three cancer research projects earn Seeds4Hope grants

Developing a cancer vaccine, devising more effective treatments for brain cancer and finding the causes of colorectal cancer in young patients are the three award-winning local research projects for the Seeds4Hope grant program. The three project leaders, Dr. Swati Kulkarni, Dr. Sabeena Misra and Dr. John Trant, were announced as the 2018 winners at the […]

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Reception to fête research excellence

A reception Tuesday, March 20, will celebrate the accomplishments of UWindsor researchers — faculty, staff and students. President Alan Wildeman and K.W. Michael Siu, vice-president, research and innovation, will confer the UWindsor Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity during the event, which begins at 4:30 p.m. in the CAW Student Centre’s Alumni […]

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Science professors honoured with Early Researcher Awards

Two University of Windsor professors are among this year’s recipients of the Early Researcher Awards, a provincial program that helps institutions build research teams. Biology professor Phillip Karpowicz and Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research professor Christina Semeniuk were both awarded $150,000 over five years from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science. “The Faculty […]

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Project to explore control of cell growth by 24-hour timing

The human body constantly cycles through 24-hour changes in what is called the circadian rhythm, which dictates sleep patterns and wakefulness — and deep down at the cellular level, it tells stem cells when to grow and divide. Biology professor Phillip Karpowicz’s new project is looking at how this occurs, and whether it can affect […]

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False Internet claims about cancer cure trouble local oncologist

Exaggerated claims about the effectiveness of dandelion root as a cancer cure-all are frustrating the efforts of a local oncologist and a biochemist conducting legitimate research into the extract. As clinical director of the Windsor Cancer Research Group, Dr. Caroline Hamm fields emails and phone calls every week from patients who have been misled by […]

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