Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) news
The Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University have been awarded $99,988,343 in funding by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). This award represents the largest infrastructure investment the CFI has ever made, and will be used to create and equip a new, state-of-the-art medical research centre as part of the MUHC’s new facilities on the Glen Campus.
Temptation may be everywhere, but it's how the different sexes react to flirtation that determines the effect it will have on their relationships.
The use of medical marijuana to relieve pain and other disease symptoms can cause a huge range of adverse effects, say researchers with UBC and McGill. The study published in today's Canadian Medical Association Journal found the risk of suffering serious, adverse effects requiring hospitalization is not elevated in medicinal marijuana users, compared to non-users.
Around the world, frogs and toads are falling victim to a loss of habitat, pesticides, pollution and an insidious, quick-acting fungus. And now they are going extinct faster than any other animals since the dinosaurs. McGill University zoologist David Green, one of Canada's foremost authorities on amphibian declines, comments
CIBC donates $500,000 to the Montreal Neurological Institute for the CIBC Fellowship in Brain Imaging
CIBC is donating $500,000 to the MNI’s “Thinking Ahead” campaign to create the CIBC Fellowship in Brain Imaging. This fellowship gift will facilitate exciting research projects at the MNI over the next five years, like the MNI’s pivotal role as the only Canadian institution in the Autism Centre of Excellence, a US-based multi-institutional study looking for early indicators of autism.
Nicknamed "McSleepy" a new system developed by McGill researchers administers drugs for general anesthesia and monitors their separate effects completely automatically, with no manual intervention.