Université de Montréal

Université de Montréal

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Astronomy / Space Science

Using the Canadian NIRISS instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope, astrophysics PhD candidate Louis-Philippe Coulombe has mapped the atmosphere of the intriguing exoplanet WASP-18 b. There's an intriguing exoplanet out there - 400 light-years out there - that is so tantalising that astronomers have been studying it since its discovery in 2009.

Health - May 30

Researcher Guy Rutter and his colleagues in Europe, Canada and the United States have discovered molecules in samples taken from 3,000 diabetic patients that could help personalize treatments. Guy Rutter, researcher at the Centre de recherche du CHUM (CRCHUM), Imperial College London and professor in the Department of Medicine at the Université de Montréal Credit: CRCHUM This research was carried out as part of the European RHAPSODY project (Risk Assessment and Progression of Diabetes).

Psychology - May 25

A UdeM researcher has found that teenage girls are more likely to experience momentary anxiety when their classmates are anxious.

Politics - May 24

A Ph.D. candidate in political science at UdeM has studied the influence of social pressure on whether people vote. What role does a person's circle of acquaintances play in whether they will turn out to vote?

Health - May 22

Pregnant women who have HPV rarely transmit it to their baby, and when they do, the infection does not persist. While human papilloma virus (HPV) is common in pregnant women, transmission from mother to baby is infrequent and the virus does not persist in infected newborns beyond six months.

Quebec-born children with one Muslim immigrant parent forge identities that mix that parent's cultural references and Quebec culture. How do Quebec-born children in mixed families with one Muslim parent self-identify?

Life Sciences - May 18

The CHU Sainte-Justine team, led by Graziella Di Cristo, has made an important breakthrough in the treatment of people suffering from symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress.

Research Management - May 16

New Chair Vincent Larivière will lead a team in examining the free movement of knowledge. A new UNESCO Chair in Open Science has been created to promote access to research for all and continue UNESCO's efforts to support open science.

Sport - May 26

Ph.D. candidate Amélie Apinis-Deshaies has found that well-being is the most important factor influencing sleep, recovery and performance in professional hockey players. A typical season for American Hockey League (AHL) players consists of a four-week training camp followed by a 28-week regular season with 76 games and 98 practices.

Health - May 24

Collaborative project led by three Canadian leaders in pediatric MRI receives major funding to advance health research on child brain health. Major funding of $5.6M for the collaborative development of the Canadian Pediatric Imaging Platform (C-PIP) has been awarded to a Canadian research group based across three pediatric hospitals, whose leadership at the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre is Patricia Conrod.

Health - May 23

In partnership with Dans la rue, UdeM's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is providing care for the pets of young people living on the streets of Montreal.

Health - May 19

After 15 years of basic research, researchers at UdeM and the IRCM identify a new role for the blood-clotting micronutrient in helping to prevent a disease affecting one in 11 people. Canadian researchers have identified a new role for vitamin K and gamma-carboxylation in beta cells and their potentially protective role in diabetes, achieving a first in 15 years of basic research.

Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and HEC Montréal team up to create a global cybersecurity structure. Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and HEC Montréal are combining forces to create the Multidisciplinary Institute for Cybersecurity and Cyber Resilience (IMC2).

Astronomers from Université de Montréal have discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet around a nearby small red dwarf star that appears to be carpeted with volcanoes.

Life Sciences - May 15

In an advance that could pave the way for better diagnostics, Canadian scientists identify a new genetic mutation thought to cause the rare condition, which impairs coordination. Scientists at Université de Montréal, McGill University and its affiliated Montreal Children's Hospital have made a promising breakthrough in understanding the origins of mirror movement disorder, a rare inherited neurological disorder.

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