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Discovery may revolutionize new drug discoveries, disease research

 TORONTO, February 9, 2017 - Research from York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering, has found a new set of algorithms that can help determine the 3D structure of proteins to one day find new treatments for a range of diseases including Alzheimer’s, HIV and cancer. The research, published in the current edition of the journal […]

York University Board of Governors approves new Sexual Violence Policy

TORONTO, December 14, 2016 - Universities across Ontario have been rightly seized with the serious issue of addressing the need for improved supports and procedures for survivors of sexual violence. The Ontario government’s bill 132 has guided York University’s efforts in seeking new ways to improve sexual violence education, awareness, reporting, and supports.  Following an extensive […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: York U expert available to comment on managing holiday celebrations for families touched by Alzheimer’s

TORONTO, December 13, 2016 – With all the shopping, meal planning and dinner planning, many families may feel excited about the holidays, but also overwhelmed. For individuals living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, visiting family can make this time challenging and bittersweet, and for their loved ones, the stress of caregiving responsibilities layered with holiday traditions can […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: York U expert available to comment on the impact of the MLS Cup in Canada

  TORONTO, December 7, 2016 – It took just three minutes for the MLS Cup between Toronto FC and the Seattle Sounders set for BMO field this weekend in Toronto to sell-out its capacity of 36,000 seats. This feat continues the momentum around soccer fever engulfing Canada with Toronto hosting MLS cup and vying to become […]