Caesars Windsor concerts to benefit Windsor Cancer Research Group

Caesars Windsor’s Concerts for a Cure campaign will help get a more than $100,000 imaging machine back in use for local cancer research. Caesars Windsor kicked off its seventh annual campaign Tuesday at the University of Windsor by announcing the Windsor Cancer Research Group will receive some of the funds from October and November Colosseum […]

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Chemistry professor wins provincial Early Researcher Award

The province has identified UWindsor chemistry professor John Trant as a rising star in the world of biomedical research, awarding him a five-year grant to explore the crossroads of chemistry, materials science, and molecular biology. Dr. Trant has been awarded $100,000 from the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade’s Early Researcher Award program. […]

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How do cancer patients help future cancer patients? This is Ron’s story

The Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network launches new pilot project at Windsor Regional Hospital to help patients understand their treatment options and access current clinical studies In early 2012, Ron Truant, the former Board Chair of Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH), became a patient when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Facing a disease with a […]

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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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