Canadian university collaborates internationally to solve one of medical science’s most significant issues

May 26, 2017 – A team from the University of Montreal (in the Canadian province of Quebec) alongside their partners from the University of Rome have created a mechanism that allows medical drugs to be "slingshot" right where they need to be in patient.

This nano-scale "slingshot" is a breakthrough in the medical community, as one of the most taxing problems that scientists face is trying to kill diseased cells without harming the healthy ones.

This solution provides scientists around the world with a tool to help people receive such treatments as chemotherapy without the effects of hair loss, and HIV treatments that are targeted directly to the diseased areas.

Read the full article at the CBC website.