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New vaccine shows how Canada can tackle TB

A team of Canadian researchers at McMaster University is developing an inhalable TB vaccine that would act as a booster to strengthen immune protection right at the site of infection — the lungs. If successful, it would be among the first new effective TB vaccines in the world.

OLSC announces business case winners

The first business case competition of the Ottawa Life Sciences Council (OLSC) has produced five winners. Each winner will be paired with a local entrepreneur who will help develop an effective business plan. The winners with their respective mentors in brackets are: Andy Adler, Univ of Ottawa (Adam Chowaniec, Tundra Semiconductor Corp); May Griffith, Univ…