The Goldilocks Gene
INPP4B is the Goldilocks of genes. If thereâ€™s too little of it, your risk for developing a variety of cancers increases. And new research from the University of Toronto shows that if thereâ€™s too much, youâ€™re at a greater risk of developing leukemia.
How a Deadly Fungus Evades the Immune System
New research led by Professor Leah Cowen has scientists re-thinking how a lethal fungus grows and kills immune cells. The study hints at a new approach to therapy for Candida albicans, a common cause of bloodstream infections.
Mighty Microexons Take Centre Stage in Shaping the Brain
University of Toronto researchers developed a new model to allow researchers to better understand the physiology behind many complex brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia.
U of T Scientists Create New Technology for Precision Tumour Treatment
Professor Gang Zheng and his research team created a new type of microbubble that may deliver targeted, therapeutic payloads in tumours.
U of T Medicine Students Help the Ontario Coronerâ€™s Office
Itâ€™s the kind of stuff you see on TV, but itâ€™s happening in real life, right here in Ontario â€” and University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine residents are helping make it happen.