Regenerative medicine might help cure Alzheimer’s disease

Conceptual image showing blurred brain with loss of neuronal networks to illustrate Alzheimers disease in the context of regenerative medicine.

Alzheimer’s is something that has touched loved ones in my own life. Many of us have a friend or family member touched by the horror and heartbreak of Alzheimer’s disease. September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and it’s worth remembering that nearly 50 million people globally are living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The World […]

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Cell Therapy in Canada: Striking the Right Balance Between Regulation and Innovation

gold balance scale

When it comes to the development of new health technologies and drug treatments, we have to be patient. In fact, the stakes couldn’t be higher because not taking the correct approach, with proper oversight at each step, could have dire consequences, including injury — or even death. That’s why it can take years, even a […]

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Telomeres and Time: Here’s what you need to know about your biological clock

Telomere chromosome caps lit within cell nucleous

Telomeres have recently become a key area of attention in the media. Since the 2009 Nobel Prize was awarded research on telomeres, a concept that used to be relegated to discussion among scientists has become a lot more mainstream. More recently, entrepreneur, scientist and bestselling author Dr. Elaine Chin authored one of Canada’s Globe and […]

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