Quick cancer drug approvals don’t benefit patients: York U researcher

TORONTO, May 7, 2015 — Highly priced cancer drugs get rushed approvals despite poor trial methodology and little effect on the longevity of patients, cautions York University Professor Dr. Joel Lexchin in the School of Health Policy and Management. “Patients and their doctors should demand that regulators require pharma companies to provide clear evidence of […]

 Winners for Canada Prizes announced

OTTAWA, April 22, 2015 – The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has announced the winners of the 2015 Canada Prizes, jointly hosted by York University. The Canada Prizes are awarded annually to the best books by Canadian scholars in the humanities and social sciences that make an exceptional contribution to scholarship, are engagingly written, […]

York U experts available for comment on federal and provincial budgets

Toronto, April 21, 2015 – York University experts are available to comment on Federal Budget 2015 as Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver presents it today. The experts are also available for media interviews to discuss Ontario’s 2015 Budget, to be presented by Finance Minister Charles Sousa April 23. Robert Drummond, professor emeritus of political science […]