“This discovery may lead to new approaches for the treatment of patients with certain forms of cancer.”

– Dr. Charles Graham, on the potential of nitric oxide to treat cancer

Success Stories

Q'Straint passenger safety solutions

Elite athletes at the Beijing Paralympics are just some of the millions of wheelchair van passengers around the world who have reached their destinations safely, thanks to pioneering research at Queen’s into ‘seatbelts’ for wheelchairs and their

Solar hot water heating technology | Solar energy and heat transfer

 Research at Queen’s by a mechanical engineer with a passion for solar energy has not only led to a solar hot water system now in use across North America, but has also helped inform

Pure Technologies pipeline inspection systems

Millions of miles of municipal water pipelines across North America, Australia and the Middle East, among others, are functioning more reliably today because of the work of Queen’s physicist Dr. David Atherton. His patented electromagnetic system for inspecting prestressed

Levulan® PhotodynamicTherapy for actinic keratosis

More than one million patients across North, South and Central America have been successfully treated with Levulan® Photodynamic Therapy, a non-invasive, topical light-based treatment for actinic keratosis, the red, scaly lesions caused by overexposure to the sun. Based

Novari™ IT solutions

In Canada, patients’ wait times and their journeys through the health care continuum could be shorter and more successful because of a web-based waitlist and patient reporting system developed at Kingston General Hospital. Novari Health of Kingston was founded with PARTEQ’s

Qubit Sytems customized research and instrumentation systems

For nearly 20 years, scientific research and teaching around the world has been enhanced because of Qubit Systems Inc., of Kingston.  The company was founded, with PARTEQ’s assistance, by Queen’s biologist Dr. David Layzell

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PARTEQ Blog

Dr. Jeremy Squire
Apr. 15 2014

A few years ago, Jeremy Squire, PhD, and his Queen’s University research team made an important discovery that exposed them to the mysterious world of patenting and commercialization.  Dr. Squire and his team identified a possible cause for the loss of a tumor-suppressor gene that plays a critical role in prostate cancer.   Patients who are missing this gene have been associated with the development of...

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