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McGill PhD student Sarah Ali-Khan wins gold at Harry Jerome track meet

Wed, 2005-06-15 16:00

Sarah Ali-Khan, a McGill University doctorate student from Baie d'Urfé, Que., won gold in the 800 metres at the 22nd annual Harry Jerome International Track Classic, in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday (June 14).

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Canadian launch of an important means to fund breast cancer research

Fri, 2005-06-17 12:00

The McGill University Health Centre and the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance have joined forces with Dr. Ernie Bodai, creator of the US breast cancer stamp, to announce the Canadian launch of his Global Journey to fund breast cancer research.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre Public Relations & Communications Services
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MUHC patients reap the benefits of sleep with nocturnal home hemodialysis

Wed, 2005-06-22 10:30

The MUHC has begun a program that will allow patients who require dialysis to undergo the procedure at home while they sleep.

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Contact: Ian Popple
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Study confirms high, but stable, child autism rate

Wed, 2005-06-29 12:00

Concerns over an "epidemic of autism" may ease thanks to research by MUHC investigators.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
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New research published today in Nature puts a fresh spin on current thinking of speech evolution in humans

Wed, 2005-06-29 12:00

A study published today in the prestigious journal "Nature" by Dr. Michael Petrides and colleagues at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) at McGill University challenges current thinking that speech developed as a result of new structures that evolved in the human brain.

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Grad sets coming-of-age novel on campus

Wed, 2005-07-06 12:00

"Nellcott is my Darling": In a follow-up novel to "Darkness Then a Blown Kiss," her debut collection of short stories, Toronto native Golda Fried, BA'94, introduces us to Alice, a neurotic and naive McGill freshman, whose buttoned-down world is turned inside out by an unlikely romance with guitar-slinging, cigarette-smoking slacker Nellcott Ragland.

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New graduates join the fold

Tue, 2005-07-05 16:00

The 2005 spring convocations added nearly 4,000 new graduates and 14 honorary degree recipients to the ranks of McGill alumni. Photographers Owen Egan and Jack Goldsmith captured some of the pride and excitement — and fun! — of the occasion with their cameras.

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McGill had 142 Academic All-Canadians in 2004-05

Tue, 2005-07-05 18:00

The McGill University Department of Athletics produced 142 Academic All-Canadians during the 2004-05 session, two short of the school record set in 2001-02. It marks the sixth straight year that McGill has gone over the century mark.

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Pivotal moment in McGill students' medical career

Tue, 2005-07-05 22:00

One step closer to the real world. That is what 30 graduates of McGill's Faculty of Medicine launched toward on June 30 as they were sworn in by the Collège des Médecins du Québec. Dr Markus Martin, Administrator of the Quebec College of Physicians, presided over the ceremony.

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Group cycles to World Transplant Games in London, Ontario

Mon, 2005-07-11 12:00

A group led by MUHC health care professionals and friends is cycling from the Montreal Children's Hospital (MCH) to London, Ontario, the site of the 2005 World Transplant Games.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 34320
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