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Genomics plays a vital role in driving Québec's economic future. That is why Génome Québec aims at advancing knowledge in genomics by funding major research projects. In this section, you will discover all the latest achievements in the field of genomics.

Quebec researchers and international collaborators identify a new breast cancer gene

Apr. 28, 2015

A Québec research team played a key role in an international study led by the University of Toronto and Pomeranian Medical University in Poland that identified a new breast cancer gene. 

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Breast cancer preventive therapies by genetic screening

Apr. 9, 2015

According to a study of more than 65,000 women, a test for a wide range of genetic risk factors could improve doctors’ ability to work out which women are at increased risk of developing breast cancer.

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CHU Sainte-Justine announces the creation of Canada's first Intellectual Disability Research Chair

Apr. 1, 2015

The CHU Sainte-Justine is proud to announce the creation of the Jonathan Bouchard Intellectual Disability Research Chair, as the result of an outstanding demonstration of support from the Sandra and Alain Bouchard Foundation This $3-million donation represents the largest individual philanthropic gift ever directed toward intellectual disability research in Canada and the first initiative of its kind in the country.

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