As we struggle against the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists across Canada are stepping up to help.  In particular testing has been an issue  “Testing labs are completely overwhelmed and their personnel are so busy that they’re going to need academics, for example, who are not on the front lines to helpRead More →

Xenotransplantation — the use of organs from other animals for human transplantation — may be closer after European researchers showed they were able to transplant a pig’s heart into a baboon, and keep it alive for more than six months. “This is huge,” said Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, the surgeon-in-chief at Toronto’sRead More →