Tassos Anastassiades

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NSERC CREATE Training program in Bone and Joint Health Technologies

2010/11-2014/15 • $1,500,000 • PI,CO
The CREATE Professional Research Training Programme in Bone and Joint Health Technologies will provide highly qualified personnel trained in the integration of engineering principles, biological sciences, and information technology to solve patient oriented clinical problems through research...

N-acylated hexosamines as nutraceuticals : from shellfish to algae to mammalian bone and joint health

2010/11-2011/12 • $334,310 • PI,CO
Glucosamine (GlcN) is used extensively as an "over the counter" preparation for joint and bone disorders. However, it is not clear from clinical trials that it actually works. The main source GlcN is chitosan, which is derived from chitin, the most abundant polymer in the animal kingdom. So GlcN...