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May 22, 2018

Dr. Allison Dart and Dr. Barry Lavallee, along with other members of the FINISHED research team recently published an article in Paediatrics & Child Health. The study team was a partnership between two  Tribal Council areas involving 11 communities,  the Diabetes Integ...

March 26, 2018

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 & Di...

March 8, 2018

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.

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January 19, 2018

Prasoon Agarwal, DREAM Diabetes Theme post-doctoral fellow, is the lead author of a review written together with his colleagues in the DREAM theme (Taylor Morriseau, Stephanie Kereliuk, Dr. Brandy Wicklow, Dr. Christine Doucette Doucette) that was recently published in...

December 11, 2017

Former DREAM trainee Dr. Martin Senechal discovers that a muscle protein may explain why some teens benefit from exercise, while others don’t.

It’s well established that the benefits of exercise can vary greatly between different people. For example, among the group ove...

September 22, 2017

DREAM Scientist Dr. Kristy Wittmeier (@kristywittmeier) contributed two important papers related to patient engagement this past month. Patient engagement and advisory contributions are critical to designing studies that are relevant to the patient populations being st...

September 15, 2017

Dr. Paul Fernyhough and his team discover benefits of insulin extend beyond glucose. Using an animal model of type 1 diabetes, Dr. Fernyhough and his team examined the impact of insulin therapy on nerve cells (dorsal root ganglia) that are involved in diabetes-related...

September 12, 2017

Dr Allison Dart and members of DREAM advisory committee Dr Barry Lavallee and Caroline Chartrand discover that screening for chronic kidney disease is a cost effective approach for detecting renal disease. 

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July 18, 2017

A protein that was originally thought to be  key player in obesity seems to play an important role in the daily rhythms of insulin secretion.

Insulin is a critical hormone involved in maintaining blood glucose. A lack of insulin or a failure of the body to respond to it...

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