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Personalized immunotherapy to fight HIV/AIDS

For a long time, the main obstacle to creating an AIDS vaccine has been the high genetic variability of the HIV virus. Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy and his team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre ...

Aug 15, 2008
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Researchers discover cell's 'quality control' mechanism

Researchers in Japan and Canada have discovered a key component of the quality control mechanism that operates inside human cells – sometimes too well. The breakthrough has significant implications for the development of ...

Jul 29, 2008
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Researchers overcome chemotherapy resistance in the lab

Researchers from McGill University's Faculty of Medicine have discovered a compound that reduces resistance to chemotherapy agents used to treat cancer. Their results were published in the June issue of The Journal of Cl ...

Jun 27, 2008
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