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Dal‑led project awarded $3.2 million to develop new immunotherapy drugs for advanced melanoma

Dal‑led project awarded $3.2 million to develop new immunotherapy drugs for advanced melanoma

A Dalhousie Medical School cancer immunologist has received a rare five-year operating grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health to develop new immunotherapies for advanced melanoma — the deadliest form of skin cancer.  Read more.

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Patti Lewis
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Led by Dalhousie together with Memorial and UPEI, the Ocean Frontier Institute has announced $25 million in funding for 15 ocean research projects.
Shirley Tillotson
Thursday, April 12, 2018
In the 1950s, Canada made it easy for employees to file their income tax. Now let's simplify the process for others, too, writes Dal History professor Shirley Tillotson.
Cherry Au
Friday, April 6, 2018
Dal faculty contribute to philosophers’ amicus brief advocating for the rights of chimpanzees in landmark legal case.

Archives - Research

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
New research led by Dal Oceanography professor Eric Oliver has found that marine heatwaves have been significantly increasing over the past century, leading to detrimental effects on ocean ecosystem health.
Zoe Bell
Friday, April 6, 2018
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences showcased recent work of scholars and others from across its departments last week during its annual publication and performance launch.
Françoise Baylis and Alana Cattapan
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
There are sound ethical reasons behind Canada's decision to ban payment to surrogate mothers and sperm and egg donors in 2004, write Dal bioethicist Françoise Baylis and colleague Alana Cattapan. A new push to remove the restrictions ignores the risks.
Michele Charlton
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Dr. Katherine O’Brien, a world-renowned researcher in international health, vaccines and epidemiology, is coming to Dalhousie as part of the Canada 150 Research Chairs program.
Dr. Stan Kutcher
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
In a contribution to The Conversation Canada, Dr. Stan Kutcher (Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health) writes that youth mental illness rates are not rising. We don’t need more pills or therapy; we need to stop pathologizing normal life.