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Blame it on your brain: salt and hypertension

Study sheds new light on link between salt intake and blood pressure
Thu, 2015-01-22 11:00

An international research team led by scientists at McGill University has found that excessive salt intake “reprograms” the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents the body’s arterial blood pressure from rising.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-6754

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 71381
Source Site: /newsroom

Philippe Gros Awarded Royal Society's McLaughlin Medal

Biochemistry professor acknowledged for groundbreaking insights into genetic susceptibility to disease
Tue, 2014-09-23 11:56

McGill University Professor Philippe Gros has been awarded the McLaughlin Medal from the Royal Society of Canada for important research of sustained excellence in medical science.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
Source Site: /newsroom

Cancer Centre Seminar

Tue, 2012-10-09 12:00 - 13:00
Lynne-Marie Postovit, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Deptarment of Anatomy & Cell Biology
The Schulich School of Medicine
University of Western Ontario

Title: Targeting the Embryonic Nature of Metastatic Cancers

Hosted by: The Goodman Cancer Research Centre


Source Site: /biochemistry


Mon, 2012-09-24 01:00 - 12:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 521 (Meakins), 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Laura Hulea, Dr. Nepvue's lab

Title of Talk: "Multiple Roles of CUX1 in the DNA Damage Response"

Source Site: /biochemistry


Wed, 2012-09-19 12:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 521 (Meakins), 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Dr. Ralf Jauch, Ph.D.  
Research Scientist
Genome Institute of Singapore
Candidate for the Human Genetics Department and McGill University & Genome Quebec Innovation Center.

Title of Talk: "Oct4 changes Sox to re-interpret the enhancer code of pluripotency versus endodermal gene expression programs”

Source Site: /biochemistry