A quartet of students were flown in from up north to complete their Certificate in Northern Social Work Practice before funding dries up. McGill's program is unique in the world in that it is the only one in which courses are offered in the students' first language, Inuttitut.
It seems like just yesterday that the threat of an avian flu pandemic had people the world over running around like a chicken with its head... well, you know the rest. So have we dodged the bullet or are we still in the crosshairs? McGill experts weigh in.
Worms, MRIs, a techie fair and more art than you could shake a paintbrush at.
Caspase-12 is a molecule with a death wish. Found only in people of African descent, this protein shuts down our body's immune system, opening the door to potentially lethal infections.
Concerns about the use of letrozole, an easy-to-use and inexpensive drug for the treatment of infertility, appear to be unfounded, according to a major study.
Invitation to media representatives.
A chance to discover what medical school is really like.
Dr. Vivian Loo - Chief of Microbiology and Infection Control at the MUHC - leads new study to develop an in-depth understanding of C. difficile.
Quebec universities are severely underfunded, and Heather Munroe-Blum is taking the lead in looking at ways to address the problem. In an interview with Le Devoir, she says Quebec should consider treating international students on an equal footing -- 38 percent currently pay Quebec tuition rates. If they paid what American and other international students pay in tuition, it would mean at least $41.7 million more a year for Quebec universities. She also proposed that international tuition fees for undergraduate students stay with the host university -- a move that would mean $4 million more a year for McGill.
Researchers at McGill and the Montreal Neurological Institute have found that external cues such as watching someone else smoke have an effect on the brains of "expectant" smokers. The study was led by Dr. Alain Dagher, a neurologist who specializes in functional brain imaging.