Why do heart failure patients suffer depression, impaired thinking?

A new study by University of Guelph researchers explains why heart failure patients often have trouble with thinking and depression. “Neurosurgeons always look in the brain; cardiologists always look in the heart. This new study looked at both,” says Tami Martino, a professor in U of G’s Department of Biomedical Sciences and director of the Centre for

Student entrepreneurs score backing from Dragons’ Den investor

Student entrepreneurs score backing from Dragons’ Den investor

If you only knew what lurked under the grill of your prized barbecue, you would make much more of an effort to keep it clean – or hire someone to clean it for you. Enter the Canadian BBQ Boys, a business started by U of G students Matt McCoy and Michael Sutton. After their first

Remembering former president Winegard

Remembering former president Winegard

One of the University of Guelph’s founding presidents, William “Bill” Winegard died Jan. 31 at the age of 94. Hundreds of people attended a celebration of life service held on campus April 6 in War Memorial Hall. “Bill Winegard played a pivotal role in helping U of G become the institution that it is today,”

Plant-based ‘meat’ aimed at meat-lovers

Plant-based 'meat' aimed at meat-lovers

A University of Guelph engineering professor is on a quest to give meat-lovers the textures they savour in beef, chicken or fish while retaining the human and environmental health benefits associated with eating plants. Mario Martinez’s research project was one of eight international plant-based meat initiatives chosen to receive funding by the Good Food Institute,