Croucher News

December 2019

Rice protein yields hope for increased food supply 31 December 2019

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

Gut microbiota provide key to exercise efficacy to treat diabetes 24 December 2019

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.

Protein variations may explain Parkinson’s disease differences 20 December 2019

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.

Gene editing our allergies away 18 December 2019

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

Welcome Class of 2019 16 December 2019

25 outstanding scientists have been awarded the 2019 Croucher Scholarship, Fellowship and Studentship.

Croucher Innovation Awards 2019 and Senior Research Fellowships 2020 16 December 2019

Nine distinguished scholars from local universities received the Croucher awards.

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