A boost for cutting-edge research


The Canada Foundation for Innovation has awarded McGill researchers over $4.5 million for state-of-the-art research equipment and facilities. The funding will enable our world-class researchers to further innovate in areas as diverse as personalized medicine in the fight against ovarian cancer, 3D printing to generate artificial organs, developing responses to environmental pollution and manufacturing better devices for clean energy generation and storage.

Key mechanism identified in brain tumor growth


A gene known as OSMR plays a key role in driving the growth of glioblastoma tumours, according to a new study led by a McGill researcher, The discovery offers hope for more effective treatments of deadly glioblastomas, an aggressive type of brain tumour in adults.