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In the News - Dr. Marc McKee

Dr. Marc McKee recently gave a talk on Canal Savoir on Soft Bones & Tooth Diseases. Watch it here

Published on : 20 Nov 2016

Science Exposed - top 20 images for Science Exposed

The jury has selected the top 20 images for Science Exposed, the first installment of the NSERC's science image contest. Researchers from an array of disciplines captured these images, which represent their work in an impactful and visual way. We invite you to vote for your favourite image to determine which one will receive the 2016 People's choice award: find an image by Wenge Jiang and Marc D. McKee at number 7!

Published on : 20 Nov 2016

Division of Biomedical Sciences ‘Best Papers 2015′ Competition Winners Announced

The Division of Biomedical Sciences announces the winners of the Best Papers 2015 competition. The best three papers (by a graduate student) are chosen by the BMS Executive Committee. Judging criteria was quality of the data, quality of the journal, and potential impact of the findings. Find out who the winners are here

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Published on : 20 Nov 2016

Dr. Faleh Tamimi Becomes a Canada Research Chairholder

Dr. Faleh Tamimi’s research has been getting attention, awards and accolades for some time now. Most recently, Dr. Tamimi became a Canada Research Chairholder. Find out more about Dr. Tamimi’s latest accomplishment here

Published on : 20 Nov 2016

$1.6 million CREATE grant to Prof. Jake Barrale for training in orthopaedics

On April 14 2016, a total of $21.4 million in new grants from NSERC’s Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) was announced at a press conference held at McGill’s Bellini Building. Of the total, $1.6 million will go to McGill, to fund a six-year project led by Prof. Jake Barralet, who teaches experimental surgery in the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry, and specializes in bioceramic applications within orthopaedics. Read the full story in the McGill Reporter.

Published on : 20 Nov 2016

Renaming announcement: Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

Following the approval of the GD16-09 Renaming Proposal submitted to the Board of Governors on October 6, 2016, Dr. C.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2016

PhD Students Iris Boraschi and Juliana Marulanda receive the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research Student Scholarship

Congratulation to Iris Boraschi and Juliana Marulanda for receiving the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research (Réseau de Recherche en Santé Buccodentaire et Osseuse, RSBO) student scholarship award! The scholarship is valued at $15,000 is awarded to students who submit a project consistent with the Network’s research priorities and supervised by a regular member of the Network. Read the full story here.

Published on : 18 Feb 2016

Dr. Faleh Tamimi among 25 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Twenty-five outstanding McGill researchers are being awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), as announced today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia. CRCs are granted to outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields. McGill research projects that will benefit from the new funds include those investigating the genetics of pain and childhood disability, as well as the ecology of the arctic and engineered quantum systems.

Published on : 18 Feb 2016

Chronic pain changes our immune systems

Epigenetics may bring us one step closer to better treatments for chronic pain Read full article here. 

Published on : 03 Feb 2016

Laura Stone featured in the Globe and Mail

"While doctors should still weigh the potential negative consequences of opioid use before prescribing these drugs, the study findings on their own don’t provide enough evidence to suggest physicians should change how they treat pain," said Laura Stone, a researcher at McGill University. Read the article here. 

Published on : 29 Jan 2016

Graduate student Kelvin I. Afrashtehfar awarded prestigious fellowship from the ITI Foundation

Congratulations to Kelvin I. Afrashtehfar who was recently awarded a one year scholarship from the International Team for Implantology Foundation. He will be an ITI Scholar during the 2016/17 academic year at the University of Bern in Switzerland under the supervision of Drs. Daniel Buser and Urs Braegger. Read the full story here. 

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Published on : 19 Jan 2016

McGill Dentistry Outreach Gala - Feb 18, 2016

Join us in support of McGill Dentistry's Community Support Program February 18, 2016 at 6pm Click here for more details and to reserve tickets.

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Published on : 19 Jan 2016

Dr. McKee appointed to SAB of Soft Bones Canada

Dr. Marc McKee was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of Soft Bones Canada (SBC). Soft Bones is a community of people and families living with hypophosphatasia (HPP). SBC is dedicated to educating, informing, encouraging and supporting Canadian individuals and their families affected by the rare bone and tooth disease and furthering research and treatment of the disease. Read more here. 

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Published on : 19 Jan 2016

Congratulations to our Fall 2015 graduates!

See the full list here. 

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Published on : 27 Nov 2015

New Surgical Innovation Program now offered to students

Learn. Design. Innovate. These are the objectives of the new Surgical Innovation Program jointly offered by the Department of Surgery at McGill University, the John Molson School of Buisness at Concordia University and the Ecole de techonologie supérieure (ETS).

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Published on : 27 Nov 2015