Tom Hudson, Director of the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre, leading Canadian investigator in the International HapMap Project and a "refreshingly modest star," is profiled in the Gazette.
Terry Mosher (a.k.a. the Gazette cartoonist Aislin) poignantly describes a visit to Tanzania with a team of medical experts from McGill. The group went to build links with hospitals and clinics.
The pressure to keep the teaching of evolution out of schools is enormous and omission is the method of dealing with it in science education in the deep south of the US. PhD student Jason Wiles tells his story.
Discrimination plagues the health services and care of elderly homosexuals, according to a recent McGill study by Shari Brotman.
Dr. Jody Heymann has produced the most comprehensive and groundbreaking study on how globalization is affecting working families around the world. The study is a wake-up call for policy makers and employers.
In a study published in the April issue of the journal Lancet Oncology, Drs. Jean-Paul Collet and Stan Shapiro suggest that antidepressants can retard the development of colorectal tumours.
McGill researcher Roderick Guthrie has been awarded the 2006 Killam Prize in Engineering for his groundbreaking work in the field of process metallurgy.
While testing a robotic drill on Ellesmere Island at the Eureka weather station, McGill polar biologist Lyle Whyte discovered samples of about 60 different types of microbes that had lain dormant for 20,000 years, some at -16ºC.
MUHC researchers studying treatment for PMDD, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, an extreme type of PMS
Approximately 5% of women suffer from PMDD.
On Monday, March 27, McGill University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum and Dr. Eliot Phillipson, President and CEO of the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), joined the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry, to announce major new funding for cutting-edge research at Canadian universities.