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Shuttle bound Canadian space patch unveiled

Fri, 2007-03-02 12:00

McGill engineering student Mustapha Kerouch and Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut and McGill alumnus Dr. Dafydd (Dave) Williams shared the spotlight at a news conference March 2 as they proudly unveiled Mr. Kerouch’s winning submission to the Mission STS-118 Space Patch Design Contest.

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Common enzyme interaction could hold clues to Alzheimer’s

Fri, 2007-03-02 12:00

McGill University researchers have identified a key two-part process in normal brain development that could shed new light on what causes some people to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Their findings appear in the March issue of Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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Contact: Michael Bourguignon
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Saku Koivu Foundation announces new support for Cancer & Trauma services

Mon, 2007-03-05 12:00

Saku Koivu, Captain of the Montreal Canadiens, today announced that his Foundation is committed to raising $750,000 in support of Cancer & Trauma initiatives

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
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Printing better bones

Mon, 2007-03-05 14:00

“First step toward a revolutionary change in bone-grafting technology”

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Contact: Michael Bourguignon
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Cole Foundation invests $1 million in new leukemia research

Tue, 2007-03-06 12:00

McGill University, Université de Montréal establish post-graduate fellowships

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Contact: Julie Gazaille
Organization: Université de Montréal
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Media Advisory: Free Speech in a Global Era

Tue, 2007-03-06 12:00

Inaugural Beaverbrook Visiting Scholar Lecture

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Contact: Allison Flynn
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Immunology – What is it, and is it important?

Wed, 2007-03-07 06:00

High school students visit MUHC to learn from the experts

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
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Inside the world of biomedical research

Wed, 2007-03-07 17:00

For a stimulating look at how insiders view developments in the world of biomedical research, the MUHC presents the inaugural From Microscope to Stethoscope lecture series videos.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
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Breathing tied to waist size

Sun, 2007-02-18 12:00

Morbidly obese men tend to have more breathing difficulties than morbidly obese women, partly because they have much larger waistlines, a new study suggests. Dr Gerald S. Zavorsky from the McGill University Health Centre and colleagues led the study.

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Cosmetics, chemicals and breast cancer

Thu, 2007-03-08 12:00

U.S. activist to deliver Roscoe Lecture

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Contact: Kathryn Haralambous
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