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MUHC researchers appointed to the Ordre national du Québec

Tue, 2005-06-07 12:00

Dr. Emil Skamene, scientific director of the Research Institute of the MUHC, and Dr. George Karpati, senior neurologist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, have recently been awarded the Ordre national du Québec.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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McGill Olympian Edwards picked for Quebec Sports Hall of Fame

Wed, 2005-06-08 14:00

The late Dr. Phil Edwards, a former McGill University track star who won five Olympic medals and the 1936 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year, is one of eight new inductees to the Quebec Sports Hall of Fame.

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Learning to recognize the symptoms of stroke

Wed, 2005-06-08 21:30

Every hour counts for stroke victims. The sooner these individuals get to hospital, the less brain damage they will suffer.

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Contact: Sandra McPherson, PhD
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Office Phone: 514-398-1902
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2nd conference on cerebral palsy

Wed, 2005-06-08 12:00

The conference on cerebral palsy "Family & Professional Partnerships: Making a Difference Together" was held on June 8, 2005, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Montreal Centre.

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Contact: Contact
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC opens an ADHD Clinic

Thu, 2005-06-09 12:00

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre has opened an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinic.

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Contact: Contact
Organization: ADHD Clinic
Office Phone: 514-412-4244
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Mentors in Motion

Wed, 2005-06-15 12:00

The Big Brother Big Sister Association of Greater Montreal launches "Mentors in Motion" in collaboration with the Montreal Children's Hospital and McGill University.

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Contact: Kiki Dranias
Organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal
Office Phone: 514-842-9715 ext. 330
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McGill PhD student Sarah Ali-Khan wins gold at Harry Jerome track meet

Wed, 2005-06-15 16:00

Sarah Ali-Khan, a McGill University doctorate student from Baie d'Urfé, Que., won gold in the 800 metres at the 22nd annual Harry Jerome International Track Classic, in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday (June 14).

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Canadian launch of an important means to fund breast cancer research

Fri, 2005-06-17 12:00

The McGill University Health Centre and the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance have joined forces with Dr. Ernie Bodai, creator of the US breast cancer stamp, to announce the Canadian launch of his Global Journey to fund breast cancer research.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre Public Relations & Communications Services
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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MUHC patients reap the benefits of sleep with nocturnal home hemodialysis

Wed, 2005-06-22 10:30

The MUHC has begun a program that will allow patients who require dialysis to undergo the procedure at home while they sleep.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Study confirms high, but stable, child autism rate

Wed, 2005-06-29 12:00

Concerns over an "epidemic of autism" may ease thanks to research by MUHC investigators.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
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Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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