Croucher Foundation News

Explaining Billboard charts with neurology

Neurologist suggested that musical pleasure comes from the right combination of uncertainty and surprise.

15 January 2020

The many facets of a medical multi-tasker

Dr Fanny Ko is a renowned respiratory physician, trainer, researcher, and collaborator.

8 January 2020

Molecular biology quest to reduce maternal deaths

Knowledge of blood vessel growth offers hope for preeclampsia treatment.

3 January 2020

Rice protein yields hope for increased food supply

Researchers have now found a way to enhance grain yield in rice by increasing grain size and weight.

31 December 2019

Gut microbiota provide key to exercise efficacy to treat diabetes

It has long been known that exercise is the most cost-effective way to prevent and treat Type 2 diabetes, a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. However, exercise does not work for everyone.

24 December 2019

Protein variations may explain Parkinson’s disease differences

New research by University of Toronto biochemists looks at how protein strains may vary in the brains of those affected by progressive neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease.

20 December 2019

Gene editing our allergies away

Immunology scientists are leveraging state-of-the-art CRISPR technology to identify which genes cause allergic responses.

18 December 2019