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Brighter prospects for chronic pain

Wed, 2016-04-20 09:37

Researchers use optogenetics to produce pain relief by shutting off neurons with light

The potential of light as a non-invasive, highly-focused alternative to pain medication was made more apparent thanks to research conducted by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre.

Contact Information

Contact: Shawn Hayward
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Office Phone: 514 398 3376
Source Site: /neuro

Deadline: Steinberg Fund for Interdisciplinary Global Health Research Applications

Thu, 2016-06-23 17:00

The Arnold and Blema Steinberg Family Foundation has recently given support to establish the Steinberg Fund for Interdisciplinary Global Health Research.

Source Site: /globalhealth

Prof. Stephen McAdams wins Killam Fellowship

Tue, 2016-04-19 17:51

Professor Stephen McAdams, Canada Research Chair in Music Perception and Cognition, is one of six outstanding Canadian researchers to be awarded a Canada Council for the Arts Killam Research Fellowship. He is the second Killam Research Fellowship recipient from the Schulich School of Music.

Source Site: /music
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Integrity & Governance: Global Capitalism in the Long Run

Thu, 2016-05-19 17:30 - 19:00
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5




May 19, 2016 - McGill Faculty Club

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Contact: Megan Poss
Organization: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management
Source Site: /desautels

BCom Managing for Sustainability Program Wins Catalyst Award

Tue, 2016-04-19 16:28

On April 14, 2016, Desautels’ Bachelor of Commerce Managing for Sustainability (MSUS) Major and Concentration Programs were awarded the Catalyst Award for Sustainability in Education.

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Contact: Megan Poss
Organization: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management
Source Site: /desautels

Neuroscience Seminars: Predictions about fear and reward in the brain - Mihaela Iordanova

Mon, 2016-04-25 11:00 - 12:00
Douglas Hospital : Bowerman Room (B-1127), 6825, boulevard LaSalle Verdun Quebec Canada , H4H 1R3
Source Site: /psychiatry

Nicolas Mateesco Matte (1913-2016)

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:56

It is with regret that the Faculty of Law and the Institute of Air and Space Law must announce the passing of Dr. Nicolas Mateesco Matte, OC, QC, FRSC, CR, SRC, on April 13, 2016, at the age of 102. Throughout his distinguished academic career, Nicolas Mateesco Matte contributed to the development and better knowledge of international air and space law.

Source Site: /law
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Why a Columbia professor says Strategic IQ isn’t a born skill

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:49

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for the Globe and Mail sits down in Vancouver with Sheen Levine, from the University of Texas at Dallas and Columbia University.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 16, 2016 


Source Site: /desautels

Poxel Announces Election of Pierre Legault as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:43

POXEL SA (Euronext - POXEL - FR0012432516), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel treatments for type 2 diabetes and metabolic disease, today announced that Pierre Legault has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Legault joined Poxel's Board of Directors in February 2016 and will succeed Dr. Thierry Hercend, who will continue to support Poxel as a member of its Board.

Source Site: /desautels

Kabtek improves production throughput up to 20% with CablePlan

Tue, 2016-04-19 13:40

CablePlan Plannica reduces the planning cycle from days to minutes. It enhances and improves the decision making of production planners. CablePlan reduces the manual workload and releases the decision makers’ valuable time, enabling them to regain responsiveness and flexibility in the planning cycle.  CablePlan enables planners to increase their planning horizon, enables smarter optimization and allows planning considering multiple objectives.

Source Site: /desautels