Huntington Disease Research and Care Presentations Coming to Carbonear

Described as having the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS all at once, Huntington Disease, HD, is an incapacitating disease that affect one in every 7,000 Canadians, and is sadly fatal and incurable. However, due to new research, there is…

Presenting Kathryn Leanne Dalton, Contributing Author to the Book “About Face”

Kathryn Leanne Dalton, a MUN School of Pharmacy graduate student recently published some outcomes of her research as a collection of essays, published by “Breakwater books”. Kathryn, who is from St. John’s, Newfoundland obtained an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and…

Profiling Dr. Helene Volkoff, Professor of Biology and Biochemistry.

One of Memorial’s ‘leading ladies,’ Dr. Volkoff’s research interests are in fish physiology, with focus on the mechanisms involved in the endocrine regulation of food intake and reproduction in fish. “To date, we only understand a very small portion of…

IWD Series: In conversation with Dr. Aimee Suprenant, Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Dean, Graduate Studies

Dr. Aimee Surprenant is a professor at Memorial University who needs no introduction, because her track record of excellence precedes everything else. Dr. Surprenant is the associate Vice-President (Academic) and the Dean of the Graduate School at Memorial University since…

Creating Sustainability: Active Transportation

Spring is officially here! With warmer weather right around the corner, it is easier to make sustainable choices every day. Fuel emissions from cars are a large contributor to climate change. Choosing to walk to school or work is not…