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A survey towards the development of a Canadian database of nanomedicine-related research expertise 0 comments

by Mohsen Akbari
As part of its legacy strategy, the NanoMedicines Innovation Network NMIN is creating an online database of Canadian nanomedicines researchers and the areas of expertise represented within their labs...
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Workshop: Peptide Synthesis and Applications in Regenerative Medicine 0 comments

by Amanda Clifford
Dear Trainees, Drs. Marcelo Munoz and Emilio Alarcon will facilitate a workshop on Peptide Synthesis and Applications in Regenerative Medicine at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute from August 14th to 17th, 2023...
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International Society of Biofabrication (ISBF) Conference 2023 0 comments

by Amanda Clifford
Dear Members, The annual conference of the International Society of Biofabrication ISBF is being held this September 17-20 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan...
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CBS 2023: Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended 0 comments

by Amanda Clifford
Dear Members, The early bird registration deadline for CBS 2023 in Halifax has been extended to April 21st, 2023 To register, click here...
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Fetuin-A Adsorption to Polydimethylsiloxane with Varying Elastic Modulus comments

by Kyla Sask Chelsea Miller
Protein adsorption is an initial biological response to biomaterials and precedes cellular adhesion, thrombus formation, and inflammation...
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Pharmacological preconditioning improves viability, paracrine activities and neoangiogenesis of hydrogel encapsulated mesenchymal stem cells. comments

by Sophie Lerouge
Stem cell therapy is a promising treatment for various degenerative diseases including myocardial infarction precipitated heart failure...
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Effects of Cobalt and Chromium Ions on Glycolysis in Macrophages in vitro comments

by Zeina Salloum
Cobalt and chromium ions released from cobalt-chromium-molybdenum CoCrMo -based implants are a serious health concern as they can compromise the functionality of these implants due to adverse tissue reactions 1 ...
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The Effect of Concentration of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) on the Viability of Human Vocal Fold Fibroblasts Encapsulated in Composite Chitosan Glycol-CNT Hydrogels comments

by Luc Mongeau Hossein Ravanbakhsh
Human voice is generated by the vibration of two lips of soft tissue, called the vocal folds, within the larynx...
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Investigating the Role and Mechanisms of Extracellular Vesicle Signalling in Human Cardiac Tissue-on-a-Chip Models comments

by Milica Radisic Karl Wagner
Unlike seasonal coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2 has a profound tropism for the heart. Estimates indicate 78 of individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 experience cardiac side effects, with asymptomatic individuals still at risk of viral-induced heart failure, yet the mechanisms and consequences of such effects remain unclear...
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