In the last decade, 7 million hectares of boreal forest in Eastern Canada have been destroyed by the spruce budworm, leaving devastation and fires in its wake.
As it celebrates its 375th anniversary, how does Montreal see itself? To mark the occasion, several UdeM professors lend their voices to our great city.
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Paul Raymond Robichaud is writing his doctoral thesis on the principle of locality in quantum physics.
For his doctorate, Sylvain Gaudet is studying how to help athletes cut down on injuries during training.
For her doctorate, Valentine Crosset is probing how the terrorist group goes about creating and organizing its online propaganda.
Morgane Bonamy hopes these misunderstood carnivores will someday be reintroduced to their natural habitat in northern Quebec.
For his doctorate, Simon Laperrière explores the phenomenon of “fan theories” about major feature movies.
Julie Saint-Laurent studies post-traumatic stress disorder among workers who’ve returned from abroad.
As part of his PhD, Vincent Denault explores why witnesses lie in court.
Even amongst study participants whose IQ was considered to be normal, researchers found a substantial 25 point drop in IQ score caused by 16p11.2 gene deletions.
Daniel Sinnett, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, was appointed director of the Newtwork of Applied Genetic Medicine.
The discovery could contribute to the development of cell therapies
and more targeted treatments against cancer.
A gene involved in the regulation of emotions and antisocial behaviour of whom were exposed to violence as children.
Discovery of a glucose detoxification enzyme that provides novel therapeutics for obesity and diabetes
Unique training simulator for orthopedic open surgery has been developed by OSSim Technologies Inc. in partnership with three University of Montreal orthopedic surgeons.
Discovery of a new mechanism that may explain why some embryos are not useful for fertility treatments.
The Quebec law on medical aid in dying is restrictive and overlooks certain vulnerable patients, including elderly or incompetent people, according to the University of Montreal’s Jocelyne St-Arnaud.
Discovery of new cell structure causing previously unexplainable rejection of organ transplants.
Adolescents separated from their father are more likely to suffer from stress and transient depression symptoms 4 to 9 months following their parents’ parting.