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2011

Marcelo Berlim, MD

Department of Psychiatry, McGill University Remediating decision-making deficits in depressed subjects at high risk for suicide with transcranial magnetic stimulation We aim to assess whether high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, a safe and non-invasive method for modulating the activity of specific brain regions, when applied over the left region of the forehead (ie, the…

2011

Simon Lees, PhD

Faculty of Medicine, Lakehead University The IL-6 paradox in the development of insulin resistance Paradoxically, elevated IL-6 is associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, while at the same time strong evidence supports the notion that IL-6 may facilitate improved insulin signaling as a result of physical activity.

2011

Tara Moriarty, PhD

Matrix Dynamics Group, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto Vascular adhesion mechanisms of the Lyme disease spirochete Blood-borne spread (dissemination) of pathogens is a critical step in the development of serious infectious disease, and is responsible for most of the mortality due to bacterial infection. The dissemination mechanisms of many bacterial pathogens are largely unknown.