The Government of Canada has announced $248 million to support the appointment of 34 new Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC) at 18 post-secondary institutions across the country, including Queen’s. Paul Kubes will join Queen’s Health Sciences and the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute as the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Immunophysiology and Immunotherapy.
Dr. Kubes’ research program is at the forefront of real-time imaging of the immune system. Changes in a person’s immune cell biology can alter the stability of the body’s chemical and physical state leading to disease. Understanding how and why these changes occur to our stable state can help to decipher the complex immune pathways involved in cancer, infection, and chronic disease.
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