Chemistry research centre to build on strengths in organic materials

Three researchers will head up a new Functional Organic Materials Research Centre with grants totaling $700,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), the Ontario Research Fund and contributions from industry partners. The centre will allow chemistry and biochemistry professors Tricia Carmichael, John Trant, and Simon Rondeau-Gagné to expand on their current research into designing […]

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Golfers raise $50K to help Windsor genetic cancer researcher

A $50,000-machine will move genetic researcher Raj Atikukke closer to testing genes from Windsor cancer patients to try to personalize their treatment. The 2018 Charity Golf Classic held by Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare and In Honour of the Ones We Love Inc. raised $50,000 to help cancer research and target treatment for Windsor cancer patients. The […]

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Researcher looks to body’s natural rhythm for insight into cancer growth

Phillip Karpowicz is examining the body’s natural rhythm to see how it influences the growth of cancer cells. The University of Windsor assistant professor said the human body cycles through a 24-hour biological process called circadian rhythm. This naturally corresponds with normal sleep/wake cycles and allows for the renewal and regeneration of stem cells. “We’ve […]

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Windsor Oncologist Recognized Provincially for Having the “Human Touch”

Press release from Windsor Regional Hospital Yesterday at a ceremony in Toronto, Dr. Caroline Hamm was awarded with a Human Touch Award for the work she does advocating for top quality care close to home, for patients in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent. The Awards are presented annually by Cancer Care Ontario to healthcare professionals and volunteers […]

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Weekend walk to support brain tumour research

There are many misconceptions about cancer research, says biology professor Lisa Porter: clearing them up is the responsibility of the researchers themselves. That’s why she is proud to lead a team from her lab in a walk this weekend to support the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. The annual fundraiser will set off from the […]

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Pair of Outstanding Scholars win special recognition at Convocation

Strong research records as undergraduate science students only head the list of accomplishments by Youshaa El-Abed and Tommaso Iacobelli, honoured with the President’s Medal and Governor General’s Silver Medal, respectively, during the University of Windsor’s 109th Convocation ceremonies in the St. Denis Centre. Both held appointments as Outstanding Scholars: El-Abed in the Cancer Research Lab […]

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