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Close to Home: NIH Researcher and Alopecia Patient Seeks a Cure

Angela Christiano, Ph.D., is not a typical researcher. Dr. Christiano studies a hair loss disease called alopecia areata. She also has it. Alopecia areata makes people lose their hair, usually in small patches. While it is not painful, the condition can cause serious confidence and self-image issues. “With the support of NIH, this research and… Read More »

As Ghana gets ready to set standards for child nutrition, researcher shares his science on brain health

Credit: University of Toronto Ghana will soon adopt new standards on food and nutritional products for children, and the coming guideline on dietary fats for infants will be informed in part by a University of Toronto researcher. Associate Professor Richard Bazinet (pictured left) recently spent two days at the University of Ghana presenting the latest… Read More »