Impact Stories

Human trials are set to begin for two next-generation COVID-19 vaccines developed by a team of scientists at McMaster University....

“The virus itself has protein spikes covering the outside of it,” says Professor Jabbour. “That protein is the agent that latches onto human cells — a process called docking, in the same way you would dock your phone or tablet to charge it....

Sugars found on the surface of human cells influence COVID-19 infection, according to a University of Alberta-led study that is one of the first to observe this relationship and suggests that cells in the brain might be particularly susceptible....

Many people who contract COVID-19 get better on their own at home, but more serious cases can involve hospitalization and months of recovery – or more.... 

McMaster University scientists are conducting research on the long-term illnesses suffered by some patients after they’ve recovered from COVID-19, which may be caused by immune dysfunction....

It only took several weeks of lockdown in March 2020 for researchers at the Robarts Research Institute to shift into high gear....

Researchers have developed a new method that uses artificial intelligence to foresee the most likely mutations of pathogens like SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19....

Researchers at the University of Toronto have created chemical compounds that can neutralize SARS-CoV-2 and several of its variants....

An international study involving University of Alberta researchers has revealed two effective ways to sterilize disposable masks, potentially allowing them to be reused by health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in areas with limited resources....