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Dr. Faleh Tamimi Becomes a Canada Research Chairholder

Sun, 2016-11-20 12:35

Dr. Faleh Tamimi’s research has been getting attention, awards and accolades for some time now. Most recently, Dr. Tamimi became a Canada Research Chairholder. Find out more about Dr. Tamimi’s latest accomplishment here

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$1.6 million CREATE grant to Prof. Jake Barrale for training in orthopaedics

Sun, 2016-11-20 12:16

On April 14 2016, a total of $21.4 million in new grants from NSERC’s Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) was announced at a press conference held at McGill’s Bellini Building. Of the total, $1.6 million will go to McGill, to fund a six-year project led by Prof. Jake Barralet, who teaches experimental surgery in the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry, and specializes in bioceramic applications within orthopaedics. Read the full story in the McGill Reporter.

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PhD Students Iris Boraschi and Juliana Marulanda receive the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research Student Scholarship

Thu, 2016-02-18 15:29

Congratulation to Iris Boraschi and Juliana Marulanda for receiving the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research (Réseau de Recherche en Santé Buccodentaire et Osseuse, RSBO) student scholarship award! The scholarship is valued at $15,000 is awarded to students who submit a project consistent with the Network’s research priorities and supervised by a regular member of the Network. Read the full story here.

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Dr. Faleh Tamimi among 25 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Thu, 2016-02-18 15:28

Twenty-five outstanding McGill researchers are being awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), as announced today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia. CRCs are granted to outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields. McGill research projects that will benefit from the new funds include those investigating the genetics of pain and childhood disability, as well as the ecology of the arctic and engineered quantum systems.

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Chronic pain changes our immune systems

Wed, 2016-02-03 12:50

Epigenetics may bring us one step closer to better treatments for chronic pain

Read full article here

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Dr. Faleh Tamimi contributes to recently published book

Mon, 2015-10-26 11:54

Professor Faleh Tamimi is a contributor author of the recently published book “Advanced Aspects of Imaging in Oral Implantology”. The book, edited by his past visiting student Arthur Cortes, is intended for DMD students, oral and maxillofacial radiologists, periodontists and oral surgeons. Read the full story here.

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Professor Komarova participates at the 20th edition of Soup and Science

Mon, 2015-10-26 11:47

Svetlana Komarova emphasized the importance of being persistent when applying to a lab. She was one of the many professors that gave a brief three to five minute presentations on their work during this year’s edition of Soup and Science. Created by the Office of Undergraduate Research in 2005, Soup and Science has helped create a platform for students to meet professors and get acquainted with their research. Read the full story here

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Dr. René St-Arnaud, Associate Faculty Member, appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals

Thu, 2015-05-21 17:00

Congratulation to Dr. René St- Arnaud for being appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada. Appointed Acting Director of Research in 2011, Dr. St-Arnaud also holds cross-appointments as a tenured Full Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Human Genetics at McGill University, where he is also cross-appointed to the Faculty of Dentistry.

You can read more about his appointment here

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Dr. Laura Stone Interviewed by the NHK

Mon, 2015-05-11 09:39

Dr. Laura Stone, Associate Professor with the Faculty of Dentistry, and former McGill Dentistry Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. David Seminowicz, spent two days with a productions team from the NHK, Japan’s national public broadcasting organisation, to film a fifty minute special TV program about chronic back pain, to be aired in the end of June in Japan.

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Dr. Ana Velly receives two important grants

Mon, 2015-05-11 09:34

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Velly on her recent successes!

Dr. Velly was granted an NIDCR / NIH U19 Cooperative Agreement Grant for the project “Assessing the management of temporomandibular muscle and joint disorders pain patients in the network – The National Dental Patient-based Research Network”. Dr. Velly will be lead epidemiologist and co-investigator for the study. The grant is valued at $129 888 per year for 2 years.

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