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McGill Cardiovascular Research Day Keynote Lecture

Thu, 2013-05-30 12:00 - 13:00

McGill Cardiovascular Research Day Keynote Lecture

Thursday, May 30, 2013

From 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Mansfield
Registration is required.

Title: New Insights into the Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Stenosis

Philippe Pibarot, DVM, PhD, FAHA, FACC, FESC, FASE

Professor, Department of Medicine, Laval University
Chair, Canada Research Chair in Valvular Heart Diseases
Québec Heart & Lung Institute

Contact Information

Contact: Caroline Alcaraz
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Neuro Film Series

Thu, 2013-05-16 18:30 - 20:30
Price: no cost

Contact Information

Contact: Debbie Rashcovsky
Organization: Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Office Phone: 514-398-6047

Designing Doctors

Tue, 2013-05-07 13:00 - 14:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Auditorium, 5th Floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Dr. Annmarie Adams will give a talk on her exhibit Designing Doctors, which highlights the contributions of physicians to hospital architecture.  

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Investment In a Quebec Public-Private Partnership to Support the Use of Personalized Medicine Solutions in the Treatment of Cancer Patients

Thu, 2013-02-21 12:27

The Government of Québec announced today a $10 million investment in the Personalized Medicine Partnership for Cancer (PMPC). This public-private partnership will be focused on establishing an integrated approach for the development and implementation of clinical biomarkers and other personalized healthcare solutions to improve the outcome and cost-efficiency of healthcare services provided to cancer patients in the province of Québec and abroad.

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Sigma Chi at McGill Presents: The Jack Layton Winter Ball

Sat, 2013-03-02 18:00 - 23:00
Centre Mont Royal : 2200 Rue Mansfield Montreal, QC , H3A 3R8
Price: $150 Regular, $125 Students

The Gamma Lambda Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity Presents:

The Jack Layton Winter Ball
An event honouring the legacy of our most prestigious almnus

March 2nd, 2013

6:00-7:00 PM Cocktail Hour
7:00-11:00 PM Formal Portion

Black Tie Optional

Centre Mont Royal
2200 Rue Mansfield
Montreal, QC H3A 3R8

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Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

Tue, 2013-01-29 12:39
Despite obvious motivation for quitting, 2/3 of patients will resume smoking within twelve months
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Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Tue, 2013-01-29 12:11

Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the frontal cortex addiction takes hold and how.  Addiction could be a result of abnormal communication between two areas of the frontal lobes linked to decision-making.  The discovery will undoubtedly stimulate clinical work on new therapies for millions of people who suffer from addiction.

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IHSP Seminar: Dr. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée – “Understanding the Role of Health Policy in Health Inequalities”

Wed, 2013-01-30 12:20 - 13:45
Charles Meredith House : Social Policy Seminar room, 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A3

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 12:20pm-1:45pm in the Institute for Health and Social Policy seminar room Dr. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Departments of Sociology and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, at McGill University will present the seminar, “The myth of privatization for cost-saving: Putting choice and equity in the balance” as part of the Healthier Societies series

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