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CANVAC, the Canadian Network for Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, is a unique network of almost 80 of the most highly recognised Canadian scientists specialising in the fields of immunology, virology, and molecular biology. CANVAC researchers, who are faculty members selected from 21 Canadian universities and research institutes are working in collaboration with: 23 corporate partners from the biopharmaceutical industry in Canada and elsewhere
government departments and agencies
several patient and consumer groups
towards the development of safe and effective vaccines to protect or treat Canadians and people around the globe from cancer and life-threatening viral infections.

CANVAC's mission is achieved through focused, results-oriented research geared toward the creation of knowledge and intellectual property, transfer to clinical applications, and its subsequent commercialisation into useful, effective and accessible products.

As a Network of Centres of Excellence hosted by the Université de Montréal, CANVAC is supported by an annual grant of $4.7 million from the Government of Canada, along with substantial investments from its private sector partners.


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The impact of ionic liquids on the coordination of anions with solvatochromic copper complexes.

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Stromal networking: cellular connections in the germinal centre.

Secondary lymphoid organs are organized into distinct zones, governed by different types of mesenchymal stromal cells. These stromal cell subsets are critical for the generation of protective humoral ...

Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed C-H Alkynylation of Weakly Coordinating Benzoic Acids.

C-H alkynylations with weakly coordinating acids were accomplished by the aid of an expedient ruthenium(II) catalysis manifold. The user-friendly C-H alkynylation occurred under mild conditions with t...

Spectrum of biopsy proven renal disease in South Asian children: Two decades at a tropical tertiary care centre.

We report findings from a large single centre paediatric renal biopsy cohort in South Asia.

Cobalt(III)- and Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed C-H Amidation and Synthesis of 4-Quinolones: C-H Activation Assisted by Weakly Coordinating and Functionalizable Enaminone.

Cobalt(III) and rhodium(III) catalysts exhibited complementary scope in C-H amidation of aryl enaminones. The amidation reactions proceeded with broad scope under the assistance of a weakly coordinati...

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Evaluation of a Simple Pharmacokinetic Tool (myPKFiT™) to Guide Personalized Factor VIII Dosing in Canadian Patients With Hemophilia

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Evaluating an Intervention to Increase Use of Call Centre Support for Self-managed Medical Abortion

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