Department News for May

Publications this month are from the labs and collaborators of Dr. Rob Hegele (Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations) (lipid genes), Dr. Robert Hudson (fluorescent deoxycytidine analogues), and Dr. Caroline Schild-Poulter (RanBPM and aggresome formation).

Dr. Nathalie Berube and Ashley Watson received awards from the Lawson Health Research Institute. Dr. Berube received the Joseph Gilbert Research Contribution of the Year Award for the publication in J. Clin. Inv. Ashley received the Lawson Leadership Award for her contributions in the Lawson and London communities. She is first author on the publication mentioned above and has also received the CIHR Age+ Prize for that achievement. In this paper, the authors report that a loss of ATR-X resulted in not only DNA damage in the brain and pituitary, but also an aging phenotype. The publication has been recommended by the Faculty of 1000, featured in a press release by the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, and highlighted by Medicalxpress. ScienceDaily, ScienceCodex, Punnett's Square Genetic News and Views, Medical News Today,, Science Newsline, and