BioTransfer 2007 to bring cutting-edge biotech R&D to market
McGill researcher observes how bacterium is able to resist antibiotic
McGill University psychiatry professor and renowned researcher Michael Meaney has been named a Knight of the National Order of Quebec by Premier Jean Charest.
As Tony Blair leaves office this month after a decade in Downing Street, he leaves a legacy of controversy in foreign policy, but leaves a Britain transformed in economic and social policy. In Policy Options magazine, Wendy Thomson, now director of the McGill School of Social Work, gives a first-hand account as someone who was there as head of the Office of Public Service Reform in 10 Downing Street. Thomson argues that, far from reverting to the "British disease," Blair's New Labour leaves a domestic legacy of success.
Parasite could re-emerge as major scourge
The parasite that causes river blindness, a crippling disease endemic in Africa and tropical regions of the Americas, is now showing signs of resistance to the one drug used to treat it, according to McGill research published today in the Lancet. The discovery could force public health officials to rethink strategies for controlling river blindness. "We need new treatments and this makes it more urgent, we also need more monitoring of any resistance," said Dr. Roger Prichard, the study's lead author and a professor at McGill's Institute of Parasitology.
The Gazette asks McGill professor Saeed Mirza, a civil engineer with expertise in concrete structures, to assess what he considers are some of the more dangerous road structures in Montreal.
Statement by the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, Heather Munroe-Blum, on the potential boycott of Israeli universities by the United Kingdom’s University and College Union
Montreal Neurological Institute makes images of developing brains available 24-7
Every Monday in the Globe and Mail's Report on Business, Karl Moore interviews professors and thinkers, CEOs and exciting young professors.