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Same drug, different results: MUHC researcher on the path to personalized medicine

...closer to the era of tailor-made treatments, based on the unique genetic profiles of individual patients, according to recent research conducted by Dr rima Rozen of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC) at the Montreal Children's Hospital and McGill University. Her study,...

CeNeRx BioPharma Appoints Mahnaz Asgharnejad as Vice President of Clinical Development

...ment of compounds for CNS and other conditions," said Dr. Asgharnejad. "I look forward to working with the CeNeRx team to advance Tyrima(TM), our lead rima anti-depressant, into Phase II trials and to supporting the company's promising preclinical portfolio." Dr. Asgharnejad received B.S. and Pharm.D. d...

Researchers Identified Genes Linked With Fever-related Seizures

...tifying the genes responsible for febrile seizures could improve the understanding, treatment and even prevention of this disorder,” said study author rima Nabbout, MD, PhD, of the French Institute for Medical Research (INSERM) in Paris. Fever-related (febrile) seizures are the most common seizure...

Denim Lovers Beware, Fertility Could Be in Danger, Says a New Study

...g or farming as well as increased obesity rates have been cited as the major causes for the decreasing sperm count. AIIMS associate professor Dr rima Dada who led the survey says that when the groins are encased in tight denim trousers, the testicles are pushed back and subjected to a higher tempera...

Folate – Rich Diet Keeps Colorectal Cancer At Ba

... 'None of the mice, fed a control diet, developed tumours; whereas, 1 in 4 mice on the folate-deficient diet developed at least one tumour.' says Dr. rima Rozen, Scientific Director of the Montreal Children's Hospital, Deputy Scientific Director of the McGill University Health Centre, and lead investigat...

Colon cancer Linked to low-folate diet

... a greater likelihood of developing colorectal cancer than rodents which were given a fully balanced diet containing adequate folate. Geneticist rima Rozen, scientific director of the Montreal Children's Hospital and the study's lead investigator said, "We found tumours in the mice that were on the ...

Low Folate Diet increases Colorectal Cancer risk

... "None of the mice fed a control diet developed tumours whereas 1 in 4 mice on the folate-deficient diet developed at least one tumour," says Dr. rima Rozen, Scientific Director of the Montreal Children's Hospital, Deputy Scientific Director of the MUHC, and lead investigator in the study. "The...

Anti-Parasitic Drugs Useful in Reducing Damages of Congenital Toxoplasmosis

...on in pregnant women and newborns. ‘We now know that we can improve longer-term outcomes if we treat the acute infection early,’ said study author rima McLeod, M.D., professor of infectious diseases and medical director of the Toxoplasmosis Center at the University of Chicago, ‘but to treat it early w...

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