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Research opens door to new drug therapies for Parkinson’s disease
McGill University researchers have unlocked a new door to developing drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Collaborating teams led by Dr. Edward A. Fon at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, and Dr. Kalle Gehring in the Department of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, have discovered the three-dimensional structure of the protein Parkin.
AstroMcGill will be holding the May Public Astro Night on May 23rd.
The public lecture will be given by Prof. Andrew Cumming ("In Search for New Worlds: the Diverse Properties of Exoplanets"), professor at the McGill Physics Department.
Following the lecture, the audience will get the opportunity to access the observatory of the roof of the physics building for night sky observations. There will also be a lab tour with some demonstrations and activities.
Join AstroMcGill to celebrate science during the Québec-wide event 24h of Science.
At the Rutherford Physics Building, AstroMcGill will propose various activities related to astronomy, as well as observations with our telescopes. The detailed list of activities will be available on our webpage: www.astro.physics.mcgill.ca/outreach.php
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Live 3D images of brain’s vasculature will improve patient diagnosis and treatment
The diagnosis and treatment of potentially life-threatening neurological conditions such as aneurysms and strokes will be significantly improved as a result of cutting-edge technology at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, at McGill University and the MUHC. The new angiosuite, inaugurated today, offers significant advantages to patients and physicians including most importantly, improved safety and outcomes.
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CaPS is creating short videos, themed "What I wish I knew about CaPS", for a new course being offered to new students called McGill 101.
We're looking for 2nd , 3rd year, and graduated students who know and have used our services and resources, and are willing to share their stories / tips.
Details found in myFuture on Job Posting #52258
New study shows what happens in the brain to make music rewarding
A new study reveals what happens in our brain when we decide to purchase a piece of music when we hear it for the first time. The study, conducted at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University and published in the journal Science on April 12, pinpoints the specific brain activity that makes new music rewarding and predicts the decision to purchase music.
Grad Career Month 2013 intends to shine a spotlight on a range of career paths that graduate students excel in but may overlook when conducting a job search post graduation.
We will introduce you to the illusive world of policy leaders and analysts, project management, communication, pharma careers, management consulting, international development and CEGEP teaching through a series of panels, presentations and speed mentoring events.
AstroMcGill will be holding the 13th Public Astro Night on April 18th, at 8pm.
The public lecture will be given by Yashar Hezaveh ("Looking through the Lasgest Telescopes of the Universe"). Following the press coverage of the first results from the telescope ALMA last month, Yashar will talk about his involvement with ALMA and the observation of the early universe.