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    May 27, 2016

    Queen's In The News Friday, May 27, 2016

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Andrew, John S
    • Smith School of Business
    Globe and Mail: Toronto’s Trump Tower up for sale after owner defaults on debt
    “Trump is not a brand with tremendous value, particularly for Canadians. In commercial real-estate circles, the man and the brand get little respect,” said John Andrew, in regards to reports that Toronto's Trump Tower was being shopped around to potential buyers, following Talon International Development Inc.'s default on a construction loan for approximately $260-million.
    Plaxton, William
    • Biology
    • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
    Western Producer: Phosphorus concerns force conservation focus
    Geologists and scientists agree that the earth will eventually run out of phosphorus, but it’s surprising how little attention is paid to phosphorus use efficiency, says Bill Plaxton, a Queen’s University research chair in plant biochemistry.
    Booth, Christopher Belleville Intelligencer: FDA standards for approving cancer drugs lax, study says
    Oncologist Christopher Booth says many cancer drugs heralded as breakthroughs provide only modest benefit, and that drugs are often rushed to market.

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