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When Two are Better Than One: Why Some Gene Duplicates are Retained While Others Perish

Professors Charles Boone and Brenda Andrews of the Donnelly Centre (Mike Schertzberg)
Jun 25 / 2020

When Cancer Cells Can’t Make Their Own Fat, They Eat More Of It, Donnelly Study Finds

A switch in fat metabolism from production to import could be exploited for cancer treatment, researchers say.
Jun 5 / 2020

Blood Test Could Predict Diabetes Years Before it Strikes

Blood markers can identify women with history of gestational diabetes who will go on to develop type 2 diabetes years after delivery.
May 21 / 2020

Donnelly Investigators are Developing Rapid, Sensitive Antibody Test for COVID-19

A prick of blood that lights up in the presence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies is being developed at U of T to help boost Canada’s immune-surveillance.
May 15 / 2020