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The McGill Methodological Development Platform of the Quebec SUPPORT Unit has begun its work!

Fri, 2015-08-28 12:43

The McGill Methodological Development Platform of the Quebec SUPPORT Unit has begun its work! The platform is housed in the McGill University Department of Family Medicine. Under the direction of Dr Pierre Pluye (Family Medicine) and associate direction of Dr.

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EBOH Research Meet & Greet

Fri, 2015-09-11 14:00 - 16:00
Purvis Hall : 1020 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A2

 

Our annual  Research “Meet and Greet” will take place on Friday, September 11th, 2015, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Main Foyer and Solarium of Purvis Hall.

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Contact: Katherine Hayden
Organization: Student Affairs Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6269
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Seminar - "Loi quebecoise des soins de fin de vie" with Marjorie Tremblay & Pierre Deschamps

Thu, 2015-09-10 12:00 - 13:30
Donner Building :

Seminar - "Loi quebecoise des soins de fin de vie" with Marjorie Tremblay & Pierre Deschamps

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Drs. Bertrand Lebouché and Charo Rodriguez were awarded a grant totaling 160,000.00 CAD for their application to the Mitacs-Accelerate Internship Program

Wed, 2015-08-26 15:05

On August 18, 2015, Drs. Bertrand Lebouché and Charo Rodriguez were awarded a grant totaling 160,000.00 CAD for their application to the Mitacs-Accelerate Internship Program (72,000 from the partner organization, Merck Inc, and 88,000 from Mitacs). Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that supports research-based innovation, in part, through a research internship program designed to increase deployment of highly educated graduates into the private sector.

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Interview with Lawrence Goodridge, Professor and Salmonella Researcher

Thu, 2015-08-13 10:39

Professor Lawrence Goodridge, Ian and Jayne Munro Chair in Food Safety and Food Science professor, was interviewed by Food Safety News about his $9.8 M  Salmonella research project while attending recent International Association for Food Protection meetings in Portland, Oregon.

 

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Gestational diabetes: A diabetes predictor in fathers

Gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy, affects between three and 20 per cent of pregnant women. Those who develop gestational diabetes are 7 times as likely to eventually develop type 2 diabetes in the years following pregnancy.
Thu, 2015-08-13 09:54

In a large study analyzing 20 years of data from Quebec, a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has demonstrated that gestational diabetes signals future diabetes risk not only in mothers, but also in fathers. The study was recently published in Diabetes Care.

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
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Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
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Congratulations to Dr. Ann Macaulay on being honoured as one of the Top 20 Pioneers in Family Medicine Research in Canada!

Mon, 2015-08-10 09:46

We are proud to announce that Dr. Ann Macaulay, Professor and Founding Director of Participatory Research at McGill (PRAM) in our department, was recently chosen as one of the Top 20 Pioneers of Family Medicine Research in Canada by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)These pioneers in Family Medicine research were among the first to apply new research methodologies, laying the ground work for the advancement of family medicine in Canada. Dr.

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Pesticides: more toxic than previously thought?

Changes in personality of jumping spiders suggest effects of insecticide exposure may have been underestimated
Thu, 2015-08-06 09:35

Insecticides that are sprayed in orchards and fields across North America may be more toxic to spiders than scientists previously believed.

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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