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Patient-Oriented Research, Transformative Health Care and Health Promotion

July 9, 2018

Understanding how proteins work and how to modify them by protein engineering: this research will lead to better sub-zero storage of cells, tissues, organs and foods as well as new drugs to decrease ischemic injury, and may also identify methods to prevent bacterial infections.

July 9, 2018

Discovering how disorders of mitochondrial structure occur and how they control vital cell functions, including cell division, programmed cell death, and metabolism: this research will lead to innovative therapies that target mitochondrial dynamics and the fission and fusion of mitochondria for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, heart attacks, and lung cancer.

[collage of interview panel
June 18, 2018

Queen’s CardioPulmonary Unit Scientific Director, Dr. Archer, and QCPU members Dr. James and Dr. Ormiston discuss the significance of the newly established Queen’s CardioPulmonary Unit.

[Heather Aldersey]
June 1, 2017

A researcher in community-based rehabilitation (CBR), Heather Aldersey, Canada Research Chair in Disability-Inclusive Development, works with families and people with disabilities to identify the problems they face. Now, through an exciting new partnership with the University of Gondar in Ethiopia, Aldersey will collaborate with international colleagues on a very large scale.

[Dr. Amer Johri]
June 1, 2017

Queen's researcher Amer Johri, an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, founder and Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Network at Queen’s (CINQ), and a practicing cardiologist, is attracting national and international attention for his research into ultrasound techniques.

[ Dr. Michael Brundage ]
November 1, 2015

Queen's researcher Michael Brundage discusses his research on quality of life which he undertakes as part of the Canadian Cancer Trials Group and the Queen's Cancer Research Institute.

[ Annette Hay smiling at computer ]
November 1, 2015

Queen's researcher with the Queen's Cancer Research Institute, Annette Hay discusses her research on clinical trials and Ontario’s Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).

[ Dr. Jim Biagi ]
November 1, 2015

Queen's cancer research Jim Biagi will lead a promising international trial that could introduce a new chemotherapy regimen to improve the survival rate of patients undergoing surgery for gastrointestinal and gynaecological cancers.

[ Dr. David Berman ]
November 1, 2015

Queen's researcher David Berman is dedicated to unravelling the challenges of dealing with prostate cancer through his work with Queen's Cancer Research Institute and the Canadian Cancer Trials Group.

[ Ian Janssen skating with children ]
April 1, 2015

Queen's researcher Ian Janssen, a professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, has over the last four years undertaken three projects with the support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation, each with the aim of pinning down just how active Canadian children are, what factors affect their activity, and how their activity influences their health.


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