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Rapid oral HIV test shows great promise, according to MUHC-led research

Wed, 2007-04-11 12:00

A convenient, easy to use, and rapid alternative to blood-based HIV testing may become the new standard for field testing, according to a new MUHC study.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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Ishmael Beah, Roméo Dallaire, reveal war’s brutalities

Wed, 2007-04-11 12:00

McGill welcomes "A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier" author Ishmael Beah, with an introduction by Sen. Roméo Dallaire

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: University Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Chicken à la King?

Fri, 2007-04-13 09:00

A 68-million-year-old T-Rex thigh bone find ties the King of Dinosaurs to modern-day species, with its soft tissue most closely matching that of chickens. "I'd call it a milestone," says paleontologist Hans Larsson of McGill. "Dinosaurs will enter the field of molecular biology and really slingshot paleontology into the modern world."

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Slavery, past and present

Mon, 2007-04-16 12:00

Conference to examine historic archetypes, current realities

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Master origamist at McGill

Mon, 2007-04-16 09:00

Robert Lang, one of the world's top origami masters, comes to McGill next week, where he'll construct the model of a giant pteranodon. Lang's pteranodon should be ready for permanent installation alongside the dinosaur in the main gallery of the Redpath Museum by the end of the week. To benefit the museum, McGill hopes to sell a limited number of Lang's mini-pteranodons in a silent auction.

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Give it time, and sleep

Mon, 2007-04-16 17:00

Harvard-McGill study confirms that sleep has a favourable effect on memory

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Contact: Céline Poissant
Organization: McGill University Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6751
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Virginia Tech Tragedy

Tue, 2007-04-17 10:30

On behalf of all faculty, staff and students in the McGill community, Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum has expressed her deepest sorrow and concern at the news of the shootings at Virginia Tech.

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McGill hosts Universitas 21

Wed, 2007-04-18 12:00

International group to explore how universities can promote UN development goals

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Contact: Mike Murphy
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-5668
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If we build it, our doctors will stay

Wed, 2007-04-18 12:00

Dr. Richard I. Levin, McGill’s Dean of Medicine and Vice-Principal (Health Affairs), writes in an op-ed piece in the Globe and Mail that a new MUHC hospital would discourage medicine grads from straying south.

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Tomotherapy: A new kind of high-precision radiotherapy

Wed, 2007-04-18 12:00

The MUHC is proud to announce the inauguration of a new $3-million tomotherapy machine, the first of its kind in Quebec.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications Services
Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 34320
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