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Dalhousie researchers discover existing drug can disrupt coronavirus replication

Dalhousie researchers discover existing drug can disrupt coronavirus replication

A pair of post-doctoral fellows in Dal's Department of Microbiology and Immunology have shown that an existing drug used to treat cancer and other illnesses also holds the promise of effectively treating people infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.  Read more.

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Andrew Riley
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Two new Dalhousie Canada Research Chairs were named and two renewed as part of a federal funding announcement Wednesday that also included more than a dozen SSHRC Insight Development Grants.
Anya M. Waite
Thursday, November 17, 2022
COP27’s agreement on observing the oceans sets a strong foundation for policymakers to invest in internationally linked observation that will help countries better monitor these carbon sinks, writes OFI's Anya M. Waite.
Andrew Riley
Monday, November 7, 2022
The Dalhousie community comes together this afternoon to celebrate individual achievements of excellence at the fifth-annual Legacy Awards, including Dal’s newest Distinguished Research Professors and faculty members receiving President’s Research Excellence Awards.

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Anya M. Waite
Thursday, November 17, 2022
COP27’s agreement on observing the oceans sets a strong foundation for policymakers to invest in internationally linked observation that will help countries better monitor these carbon sinks, writes OFI's Anya M. Waite.
Andrew Riley
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Two new Dalhousie Canada Research Chairs were named and two renewed as part of a federal funding announcement Wednesday that also included more than a dozen SSHRC Insight Development Grants.
Stefanie Wilson
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
A testament to human achievement and progress, this week’s population milestone also raises important questions about sustainability and the future of life on Earth. We reached out to some of Dal’s leading experts on population growth and international development for some answers.
Andrew Riley
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Among the global cavalcade presenting at the Falling Walls Lab finals in Germany this week were Sarah Martell and Tina Taskovic, two Dal doctoral students whose research pushes the boundaries of energy innovation.
Alison Auld
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Researchers have helped battle Rift Valley Fever by vaccinating cattle in Rwanda, setting up early warning system and gaining a better understanding of this hemorrhagic virus.