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McGill student wins Olympic bronze in Beijing

Thomas Hall, student in McGill's Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, finishes third in 1,000-metre single men's canoe race

Published on : 22 Aug 2008

MUHC, McGill University receive largest-ever CFI research grant

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.

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Published on : 20 Aug 2008

Genetic cause of innate resistance to HIV/AIDS

MUHC and CHUM researchers demonstrate how two specific genes are involved in an innate resistance to HIV infection.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2008

Men and women programmed differently when it comes to temptation: McGill researchers

Temptation may be everywhere, but it's how the different sexes react to flirtation that determines the effect it will have on their relationships.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2008

Adverse effects linked to medicinal marijuana

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.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2008

An amphibious assault

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

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Published on : 16 Jun 2008

Ozone compounds the greenhouse effect

A recovery of the depleted ozone layer would accelerate global climate warming, especially polar ice caps, according to an international research team.

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Published on : 13 Jun 2008

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.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2008

McGill researchers net $30.5M in NSERC funding

Grants and scholarships to fund cutting-edge research in natural sciences and engineering

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Published on : 26 May 2008

To the land of Nod, automatically

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.

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Published on : 02 May 2008

Campaign McGill reaches $400-million mark

Encouraging results reflect strong, worldwide support for the University

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Published on : 30 Apr 2008

McGill launches “Best in the West” student award program

Alumni Dr. Richard and Carolina J. Walls give $1 million in science scholarship support for Western Canadians

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Published on : 30 Apr 2008