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Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods in Oral Health Research

The 2015 Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods in Oral Health Research will be held this summer from Monday, August 24 – Friday, August 28, 2015. Description:

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Published on : 26 Mar 2015

Employment Opportunity: Pain Research

The Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry at McGill University seek a cross-faculty appointment in the field of Pain Research. McGill University is world-renowned for its clinical and basic pain research, and is proud of its exceptional record of achievement.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2015

Employment Opportunity: Human Pain

The McGill University Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Science are inviting applications for full-time tenure track positions at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. There are five such positions available over the next 1-3 years. These positions are linked to the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics. The candidates will join a team of researchers in the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain. The initial appointment is for three years, and this is renewable. 

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Published on : 24 Feb 2015

Employment Opportunity: Dentistry Chief MUHC

The McGill University Health Center (MUHC) invites applications for the position of Chief of the Department of Dentistry & Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of the McGill University Health Center. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the delivery of excellent clinical services in the Department of Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the MUHC. The successful applicant will oversee the academic, clinical and research activities of the Department.

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Published on : 19 Jan 2015

Oral cancer-causing HPV transmission

McGill study helps identify those most at risk for oral human papillomavirus (HPV)

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Published on : 13 Nov 2014

Emami-Bedos-Esfandiari Grant Success

Congratulations to Elham Emami, Christophe Bedos and Shahrokh Esfandiari for: E. Emami, J. Wootton, C. Bedos, A. Bayani, A. Charbonneau, M. Chartier, F. Girard, R. Voyer, Y. Courturier and S. Esfandiari. Intégrer la médecine dentaire aux soins de santé communautaires de première ligne: une étude de portée CIHR - Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Published on : 11 Nov 2014

Tamimi-Cerruti Grant Success

Congratulations to Faleh Tamimi and Marta Cerruti for: F. Tamimi, J. Song and M. Cerruti. Laser-sintered dentures engineered for optimal performance NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant, with 3DRPD Inc.

Published on : 24 Oct 2014

Congratulations to our SCAD Award Winners

We are pleased to announce that two of our students have won both the undergraduate and graduate awards of the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD) held in Chicago last Saturday. Alia Al-Khateeb won the undergraduate competition. Mohamed Nur Abdallah won the Graduate competition. Congratulations!

Published on : 08 Oct 2014

Congratulations to CADR-NCOHR Student Award Winner Mohamed-Nur Abdallah

We are pleased to announce that graduate student Mohammed-Nur Abdallah placed second in the CADR-NCOHR Student Research Award competition, Senior Basic Science Research Category, for his project "Artificially induced diagenesis in mineralized tissues: A new way to modify the properties of teeth," by MN Abdallah, H Eimar, D Bassett, M Schnabel, V Nelea, MD McKee, M Cerruti, JE Barralet and F Tamimi  (supervisor F. Tamimi). Mohammed will receive a travel award to present his research at the IADR/AADR/CADR meeting in Boston, MA, in March, 2015. Congratulations!

Published on : 03 Oct 2014

Employment Opportunity

The Faculty of Dentistry is currently conducting a search for a tenure-track position in restorative, prosthetic and/or rehabilitative dentistry  in the division of Restorative Dentistry.  Candidates must submit their applications, as per the instructions provided on the advertisements, by December 15, 2014.

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Published on : 24 Sep 2014

Op-Ed by Dean Paul Allison in Montreal Gazette

Canadians have a duty to increase access to dental care September 1st, 2014

Published on : 03 Sep 2014

Dr. Faleh Tamimi featured in Newsweek

Melatonin Supplements Could Prevent Osteoporosis

Published on : 29 Aug 2014

Congratulations to our recent grant and student stipend recipients

Grants   P. Campeau and D. Reinhardt Dissecting the role of fibronectin in chondrogenesis. FRQS RSBO Emerging Collaboration Grant H. Chertkow, M. Gornitsky, H. Paudel, H.M. Schipper. Development and validation of salivary TAU as a biomarker for early Alzheimer's disease. Weston Brain Institute grant

Published on : 29 Aug 2014

Sina Hashemi receives Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal

It gives us great pleasure to announce that, on May 11th, Sina Hashemi (DMD IV and former DSS President) was presented with the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal by the Honorable Pierre Duchesne during an official ceremony in Montreal.  Sina was among 6 university students across Quebec who received the prestigious award.

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Published on : 28 May 2014

Melatonin makes old bones stronger

Research on elderly rats suggests possible avenue for prevention of osteoporosis Faleh Tamimi, is the leader of a research team that has just discovered that melatonin supplements make bones stronger in elderly rats and therefore, potentially, in elderly humans too. “Old rats are tedious to work with because they get sick a lot and that means they also cost a lot more. But if you’re interested in diseases like osteoporosis, they’re an essential part of the process.”

Published on : 28 May 2014