Tag: circadian rhythm

Obeying the biological clock

In the future, patients may be faced with a very curious question at the doctor’s office: What time are you? This puzzling question is becoming increasingly crucial in the study of vaccines. More specifically, medical professionals are looking for a link between people’s ‘biological clock’ and their immunity response. Researchers[Read More…]

Douglas Mental Health Institute identifies new target for slowing cancer growth

Postdoctoral student Silke Kiessling and McGill Psychiatry Professor Dr. Nicholas Cermakian conducted a study out of the Douglas Mental Health Institute to better understand how people’s biological clocks affect cancer cells. Specifically, they examined whether cancer cells’ growth can be inhibited by targeting the biological clock. The study was published in[Read More…]

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