28 cool health things that started with a Canadian – Regina Leader-Post

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Alzheimers in mice

Dr. Peter St George-Hyslopof the Weston Brain Institute identified a number of genes responsible for Alzheimers disease and nerve cell degeneration using mouse models. He has published nearly 400 papers on Alzheimers research.

In the early 2000s, he essentially cured Alzheimers in mice through the discovery that certain types of sugars would block the development of amyloid proteins, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimers.

Genomics

University of Torontos Brenda Andrews pioneered the field of functional genomics and systems biology to discover how genes and their protein products regulate cell function in health and disease. She is also an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences and a specialist in the application of artificial intelligence to personalized medicine.

Kathleen Dickson is a former chief technician from the Montreal Neurological Institute.

John Bergeron is the Emeritus Robert Reford Professor and a Professor of Medicine at McGill University.

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