DREAM trainee, Wajihah Mughal is the first author on the manuscript titled “Myocardin regulates mitochondrial calcium homeostasis and prevents permeability transition”`from Dr. Gordon‘s lab. This manuscript was published recently in the academic journal Cell Death & Differentiation. CLICK HERE to view the article. PMID: 29511336
Dr. Allison Dart , Dr. Barry Lavallée, and Tony, a patient of Dr. Dart's, were interviewed by Radio Canada earlier this month. They explain the growing prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in youth, particularly in Manitoba. Tony provides insight on what it is like to live with type 2 diabetes and what this means for him and his family. This article presents the prejudices that aboriginal people face, along with the historical, social and psychological causes of this disease. To rea
New findings from AllerGen’s CHILD Study show that exclusive breastfeeding during the first few days of life is positively associated with longer-term breastfeeding, while in-hospital formula use is associated with breastfeeding for a significantly shorter duration. Dr. Meghan Azad led a research team that found breastfeeding ended earlier for infants who received formula supplementation in hospital, compared to those who received only breast milk during this critical period.