In the Media

Natalia McInnis recommended tips on controlling A1C levels in Best Health. Read the article here

Mark Tarnopolsky (Pediatrics/Medicine) spoke to the Windsor Star about a new technology called next generation sequencing of DNA that allowed them to make a diagnosis of congenital myasthenic syndrome, a neuromuscular disorder that looks similar to muscular dystrophy.

Tracing the spread of COVID-19: Andrew MacArthur (Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences) spoke to the media about his genetic research to track down the source of the COVID-19 infection through sequencing its genetic code. Media coverage included CTV National News, CTV News Toronto, Global News, CHCH TV. As well, a Canadian Press story was picked 200 times including in the Globe & Mail, National Post, CBC, CTV, Global News, Toronto Sun, CP24 and AM640. He also spoke to Healthcare Innovation and was featured in The Hamilton Spectator.

Celebrations & Successes

Congratulations to Diana Sherifali who has received the Faculty of Health Sciences post-doctoral fellowship supervision award. Click here for more. 

Publications

Sandy Raha and colleagues published “Reactive oxygen species from mitochondria impacts trophoblast fusion and the production of endocrine hormones by suncytiotrophoblasts” in PLoS One.