An investment of $240M in the creation of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) by the federal government is applauded by the deans of medicine at Université de Sherbrooke, Université Laval and McGill.
A team of researchers discover a human gene that they believe is critical for reprogramming cells.
IR group carries out R&D in sophisticated systems that identify the presence of bacteria and chemicals using infrared technology.
The tuberculosis vaccine may no longer work. McGill and Stanford researchers have discovered that the bacteria used to make the vaccine have jettisoned some of their genes.
McGill experts at the forefront of peace research discuss the prospects for a peaceful future.
The Board of Governors announced on January 25 that it has selected Mr Richard W. Pound, O.C., O.Q., Q.C., LL.D., as the seventeenth Chancellor of McGill University.
Dr Carl Djerassi, Stanford University, Department of Chemistry, co-inventor of the birth control pill and novelist, delivers a Beatty Memorial Lecture.
McGill molecular geneticist Greg Matlashewski and a team of international investigators have identified a genetic marker which may indicate a predisposition to cervical cancer.
Professor Luc Vinet begins a five-year term as Vice-Principal (Academic) on July 15, 1999.
Dr Lawrence Mysak's studies indicate that the Arctic sea ice cover has decreased dramatically over the past five years, a conclusion consistent with global warming predictions for high latitudes.