Centre for Research in Mass Spectrometry

Krembil Foundation funds Chemistry Professor Derek Wilson's research into causes of Alzheimer's

The Krembil Foundation has awarded a $330,000 grant to Derek Wilson, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and director of the Centre for Research in Mass Spectrometry (CRMS), for his research project “Understanding the Molecular Origins of Neurodegenerative Disease”. Wilson's lab specializes in developing novel mass-spectrometry methods to investigate biomedical problems at a molecular […]

Professor Derek Wilson receives Early Researcher Award from province

Chemistry Professor Derek Wilson has been awarded $100,000 in funding under the Ontario government’s Early Researcher Awards program.   York West MPP Mario Sergio made the announcement Tuesday. York University’s research investment of $50,000 will match the funds for the award.  The Early Researcher Awards program helps promising, recently appointed Ontario researchers build research teams of […]

Biomarkers hold promise of a blood test for endometrial cancer

Researchers at York University’s Centre for Research in Mass Spectrometry (CRMS), Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network have identified protein biomarkers that may aid in the diagnosis and prognosis of endometrial cancer, which affects the lining of the uterus. The researchers hope that a partnership with the private sector will expedite clinical testing and […]

York scientist elected to the Royal Society of Canada

York Professor K.W. Michael Siu has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the highest honour a Canadian scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences. This year’s new Fellows will be inducted at a ceremony to be held Nov. 28 in Gatineau, Que. A specialist in mass spectrometry whose work […]