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Flameproof falcons and hawks

Most polluted bird on record found in Vancouver
Wed, 2015-04-22 14:46

A Cooper’s hawk, found in Greater Vancouver, is the most polluted wild bird that has been found anywhere in the world.

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Contact: Kyle Elliott
Organization: Department of Natural Resource Sciences
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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Arctic beetles may be ideal marker of climate change

Sensitivity of insects to climate makes them ideal for long-term biodiversity monitoring in north
Wed, 2015-04-22 14:36

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Understanding the barrier protecting the brain

Protein that helps maintain the blood-brain barrier gives hope for MS
Wed, 2015-04-22 10:00

The brain is a privileged organ in the body. So vital to life, the brain is protected from alterations elsewhere in the body by a highly regulated gateway known as the blood-brain barrier, which allows only selected molecules to pass through.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: McGill Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514.398.4201
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SEMINAR : The Power of Relationship-Centered Communication in Healthcare

Wed, 2015-04-22 17:00 - 19:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: $0

 

We are pleased to invite you to the Inauguaral St. Mary's Hospital and McGill University Lecture!

Dr. Timothy Gilligan, Associate Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine 

 

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Mitacs Open to Funding Opportunities with Non-Profit Sector

Fri, 2015-04-17 14:53

The Faculty of Education’s OFFERING office recently hosted Rebecca Reich, Business Development Officer of Mitacs Canada.

Mitacs Canada is a national non-profit research organization that funds research and training programs by building partnerships between universities and industry, across the country and internationally.

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McGill Family Medicine Team in the "Walk for Montreal"

Sat, 2015-06-20 10:00 - 17:00
Dawson College : 3040 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC , H3Z 1A4
Price: $5 registration fee

On Saturday, June 20, 2015, McGill University will be joining Mayor Denis Coderre and thousands of other Montrealers in the "Walk for Montreal", a historic event to inaugurate the McGill University Health Centre’s (MUHC) new Glen site.

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Sign up to join the McGill Family Medicine Team in the "Walk for Montreal" on June 20

Thu, 2015-04-16 12:33

On Saturday, June 20, 2015, McGill University will be joining Mayor Denis Coderre and thousands of other Montrealers in the "Walk for Montreal", a historic event to inaugurate the McGill University Health Centre’s (MUHC) new Glen site. The Walk for Montreal is a chance to come together to show our pride in our city and to celebrate this milestone for the MUHC and for health care in Montreal and Quebec. We will walk alongside a cross-section of the community, including MUHC colleagues, Montreal business leaders, community groups, schools, media personalities, sports celebr

Source Site: /familymed

Could maple syrup help cut use of antibiotics?

Syrup extract found to make antibiotics more effective against bacteria
Thu, 2015-04-16 10:04

A concentrated extract of maple syrup makes disease-causing bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics, according to laboratory experiments by researchers at McGill University.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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Congratulations to Dr. Isabelle Vedel, who has been appointed a William Dawson Scholar!

Wed, 2015-04-15 13:00
We are proud to announce that Dr. Isabelle Vedel, Assistant Professor in our department, has been appointed a William Dawson Scholar! 
 
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Congratulations to Dr. Pierre Pluye on being promoted to Full Professor!

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:05

We are happy to announce that Pierre Pluye has recently been promoted to the rank of Full Professor in the Department of Family Medicine! Dr. Pluye is a FRQS Senior Research Scholar and Director of the new ‘Methodological Development’ hub of the Québec SUPPORT Unit.

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