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Munir Rahim

Munir RahimBiology professor Munir Rahim is leading a research team analyzing swabs taken from patients infected with COVID-19 for proteins released by immune cells in the lungs. The proteins could offer early warning that patients could suffer severe respiratory complications.

UWindsor researchers looking for earlier warnings of COVID complications

Three UWindsor researchers are studying specific proteins in the lungs as an early warning system for COVID-19 complications.

Biology professors Munir Rahim and Lisa Porter and biochemistry professor Yufeng Tong are researching pro-inflammatory cytokines— microscopic proteins released by immune cells when the lungs are infected with a virus.

Munir RahimBiology professor Munir Rahim is leading a research team analyzing swabs taken from patients infected with COVID-19 for proteins released by immune cells in the lungs. The proteins could offer early warning that patients could suffer severe respiratory complications.

Specialized instrument to enable tracking of tumours

Professor Munir Rahim says a new imager that can track fluorescent and luminescent cells will aid research in a range of biomedical fields.

Munir RahimUWindsor biologist Munir Rahim is investigating how to boost natural defences to a virus that is life-threatening to leukemia patients receiving bone marrow transplants.

Research could offer new hope to leukemia patients

A UWindsor biologist’s research into fighting life-threatening infection aims to give new hope to leukemia patients receiving bone marrow transplants.

Houida Kassem, Ming Pan, Munir Rahim, Indryas Woldie, Simon Rondeau-Gagne, Debbie Kane, K.W. Michael SiuHouida Kassem (left), executive director of the Windsor Cancer Centre Foundation, and UWindsor vice-president for research and innovation K.W. Michael Siu (right) congratulate grant recipients Ming Pan, Munir Rahim, Indryas Woldie, Simon Rondeau-Gagne, and Debbie Kane.

UWindsor cancer researchers among grant recipients

Three teams of UWindsor professors have received grants for cancer research projects as part of a $200,000 announcement made Monday.