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Genetics: no evidence of role in racial mortality gap

Mon, 2015-03-16 10:01

Despite numerous genomic studies, evidence for a genetic contribution to cardiovascular disease disparities in blacks versus whites provide little insight

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
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Clerk, Pai named to RSC’s College of New Scholars

Inaugural members represent emerging generation of scholarly, scientific, artistic leadership in Canada
Tue, 2014-09-16 13:04

McGill University physicist Aashish Clerk and epidemiologist Madhukar Pai are among the inaugural members named today to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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Help prevent the transmission of HPV!

Mon, 2013-03-25 07:24

The McGill Division of Cancer Epidemiology has recently launched the CATCH study to test the effectiveness of a Carrageenan-based gel in preventing the tranmission of HPV. Carrageenan is derived from red algae, and commonly used as a thickening agent in food products. It could represent an inexpensive method of prevention against the virus, whereas the vaccine and screening procedures are considerably more expensive.

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Contact: Allita Rodrigues
Organization: CATCH study recruitement coordinator
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Office Phone: 514-398-8191