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MUHC Researcher Plays Key Role In Developing New Diabetes Drug

Mon, 2001-12-17 (All day)

The first clinical trials of INGAP Peptide for the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus have begun in the United States. INGAP Peptide derives from discoveries made by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, Professor of Surgery and Medicine and Director of the Division of Surgical Research at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Dr. Aaron I. Vinik, Professor of Medicine, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Director of the Strelitz Diabetes Institutes at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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Freezing Organs - A Revolutionary Approach To Transplantation

Thu, 2002-01-24 (All day)

A study published today in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature (Jan 24, 2002) presents a novel procedure for organ preservation. Investigators from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have found that organs can be successfully transplanted following freezing and storage in liquid nitrogen.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Researchers Excel in Federal Funding Competition

Wed, 2002-01-30 (All day)

Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Research Institute will receive approximately 10 percent of federal funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-Canada's leading federal funding agency for health research.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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The McGill University Health Centre ¯Performs Canada's First Heart Pump Implant For Long Term Use

Tue, 2002-03-12 (All day)

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to announce that it has performed Canada's first heart pump implant for long-term support of patients with heart failure.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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A Shortage Of Medical Oncologists At The Mcgill University Health Centre Prompts An Aggressive Recruitment Campaign

Mon, 2002-03-18 (All day)

There is a shortage of medical oncologists at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) due to the departure of three physicians at the Royal Victoria Hospital site over the last year.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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The MUHC Officially Opens The Cedars Breast Clinic

Wed, 2002-03-27 (All day)

Today, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) officially opened its new Cedars Breast Clinic located at the Royal Victoria Hospital site, on the 10th Floor of the Surgical Pavilion.

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New Study Looks at Pain During Sexual Intercourse

Thu, 2002-04-04 (All day)

Some women who experience pain during sexual intercourse may suffer from an unusually low pain threshold and not a sexual dysfunction as previously believed.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Tracking The Deadly Spread Of Breast Cancer

Tue, 2002-04-16 (All day)

Montreal investigator awarded $450,000 to study cell signals and their role in breast cancer metastasis.

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Contact: Daphne Wood
Organization: Canadian Breast Cancer Research Initiative
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Office Phone: 416-934-5686
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Pollutants Shown To Decrease Reproductive Ability

Wed, 2002-04-17 (All day)

Studies by researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre confirm what many people have always suspected. Environmental contaminants can interfere with fetal and immune system development.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Procter & Gamble Announces Strategic Alliance With Gmp Companies For Novel Treatment Of Diabetes Mellitus

Thu, 2002-04-18 (All day)

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) announced today that they have entered into a global, multi-year strategic alliance with GMP Companies, Inc. (GMP) to develop and commercialize a novel way to treat diabetes mellitus, which could benefit patients currently requiring insulin injections.

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Contact: Dr. Ellen Bowman
Organization: Proctor & Gamble
Office Phone: 513-622-4244
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