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Funding boost for MUHC prostate cancer research

Tue, 2005-04-26 11:30

The Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada has announced the awarding of over $1.2 million to Canadian researchers actively investigating the causes, cure, treatment and prevention of prostate cancer — the most common cancer in Canadian men.

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The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC opens Canada's first dedicated pediatric insulin pump centre

Wed, 2005-04-27 11:00

The mission of the new Pediatric Insulin Pump Centre is to treat children with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pumps and to proactively prescribe pump therapy for all appropriate youngsters with diabetes.

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Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
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Dr. Brenda Milner elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Wed, 2005-04-27 12:00

Dr. Brenda Milner, recognized as a founder of cognitive neuroscience, has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Milner, the Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) and professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, is being honoured for her pioneering research in memory. Dr. Milner is one of 17 Foreign Honorary Members and four Canadians elected this year. In total, 213 leading men and women were elected to the 225-year-old academy.

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MUHC investigators receive major researcher awards

Thu, 2005-04-28 12:00

This year, scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre received 23 salary awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Fonds de la Recherche en Santé Québec (FRSQ).

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BCom student drafted by Edmonton Eskimos

Thu, 2005-05-05 12:00

McGill receiver Robert LeBlanc youngest player picked in 2005 CFL Canadian draft; chosen in fourth round by Edmonton Eskimos.

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McGill remembers

Fri, 2005-05-06 16:00

Sixty years after the end of World War II, two McGill staff members have set up a website to honour those members of the University community who served in World War II.

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10-year-old nearly loses eye during paintball party

Mon, 2005-05-09 12:00

It was supposed to be a fun-filled day. Daniel Romagnolo was at a friend's birthday party at one of Montreal's indoor paintball ranges when disaster struck.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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Alumnilife gets 10,000th member

Tue, 2005-05-10 12:00

Elise Juzda, BA'04, is the 10,000th graduate to register for Alumnilife, McGill's alumni online community. Alumnilife, an award-winning website, has been helping graduates enrich their alumni experience for about a year and a half.

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MUHC provides progress report on two-campus project

Tue, 2005-05-10 12:00

Redevelopment includes new, refurbished facilities for optimal healing environment for patients and families.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
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Sex, gender and heart disease — MUHC researcher leads Canada-wide team

Wed, 2005-05-11 09:00

A new research project involving more than 30 investigators from across Canada has just been launched.

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