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$10-million contribution from Bell Canada gives Montreal university-affiliated hospitals major boost

Thu, 2005-05-19 12:00

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) today announced that Bell Canada has contributed $10 million to the two Montreal-based university-affiliated hospitals through their respective foundations.

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Contact: Nathalie Moreau
Organization: Bell Canada Media Relations
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Office Phone: 1-877-391-2007
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Management professors receive major research grants

Tue, 2005-05-24 12:00

Professors from the Management Science and Information Systems areas were awarded research grants from federal and Quebec government agencies.

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MUHC scientists describe genetic resistance to rampant virus

Tue, 2005-05-24 12:00

MUHC researchers have defined genetic resistance to the widespread virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV).

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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Researchers give hair dye green light over cancer concerns

Tue, 2005-05-24 12:00

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) tomorrow, finally ends the long-running debate over use of permanent hair dyes and cancer.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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First frozen egg baby born in Canada

Tue, 2005-05-31 07:30

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Montreal is pleased to announce the first successful birth in Canada resulting from frozen eggs.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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McGill goalie Mathieu Poitras wins Guy Lafleur Trophy

Tue, 2005-05-31 16:00

The Montreal Canadiens and Molson announced today that McGill Redmen goaltender Mathieu Poitras, a 22-year-old native of Gatineau, Que., has won the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the Quebec university hockey player who best combines athletic ability with academic aptitude. The award is accompanied by a $6,000 bursary over three years.

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McGill grad Shaunna Burke is second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest

Mon, 2005-05-30 17:00

Shaunna Burke, a graduate of McGill University, has become the second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest. She was reported to be among the first from her expedition to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain.

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Stroke — Using your brain to recognize the symptoms

Mon, 2005-06-06 12:00

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital invite the media to a press conference on Stroke — "Using your brain to recognize the symptoms."

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre Communications Services
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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MUHC researchers appointed to the Ordre national du Québec

Tue, 2005-06-07 12:00

Dr. Emil Skamene, scientific director of the Research Institute of the MUHC, and Dr. George Karpati, senior neurologist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, have recently been awarded the Ordre national du Québec.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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McGill Olympian Edwards picked for Quebec Sports Hall of Fame

Wed, 2005-06-08 14:00

The late Dr. Phil Edwards, a former McGill University track star who won five Olympic medals and the 1936 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year, is one of eight new inductees to the Quebec Sports Hall of Fame.

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