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.
The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC opens Canada's first dedicated pediatric insulin pump centre
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.
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.
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).
McGill receiver Robert LeBlanc youngest player picked in 2005 CFL Canadian draft; chosen in fourth round by Edmonton Eskimos.
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.
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.
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.
Redevelopment includes new, refurbished facilities for optimal healing environment for patients and families.
A new research project involving more than 30 investigators from across Canada has just been launched.