Faculty of Medicine news
New York Times, Globe and Mail, et al. - Canada's posthumous Nobel Prize winner always did things his own way
Ralph Steinman, the Montreal-born immunologist who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine along with two other scientists on Monday, died on Friday of pancreatic cancer - never having learned that he would be awarded science's top honour. He was 68.
Canadian researchers are trying to stamp out once and for all the skepticism faced by many who suffer severe, persistent pain. The revolution in research Canadians are helping to lead is aimed at showing just how real pain is.
Une fois l'an, les universitaires des établissements québécois voient leur mérite reconnu par leurs pairs. En rafale, les voici donc nommés.
Le Devoir - Prix Desjardins et Ressources naturelles : Demain, de grands esprits, aujourd'hui, des lauréats
L'Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) souligne chaque année depuis 1944 l'apport considérable de chercheurs québécois à la recherche scientifique.
Pour la juriste Maria Bartha Knoppers, touche-à-tout qui a sauté d'un domaine à un autre, traversé et intégré différentes sphères de recherche dans ses travaux, le prix Jacques-Rousseau que lui remet l'Acfas constitue «une reconnaissance que la multidisciplinarité est arrivée au Québec».
Patients taking medication to prevent heart attack as well as anti-depressants have a higher risk of developing internal bleeding, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The results were published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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McGill University’s Division of Urology has a long history of excellence in patient care, pioneering urologic innovation, fundamental research and education. The Division’s legacy, thanks to the generosity of Lucien Rémillard and his family, has been strengthened.
The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) recently recognized eight leaders in the health sciences from McGill as elected CAHS Fellows, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community.
After nearly 60,000 votes and months of sometimes furious debate, the results are in for the Greatest McGillians contest. In the end, voters gave the nod to a trio of illustrious McGillians whose achievements represent three different pillars of the university’s excellence: Thomas Chang, BSc’57, MDCM’61, PhD’65, the inventor of the artificial blood cell, poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, B
Visiting lecturer John Breitner warns that there is no known cause of Alzheimer's disease, responsible for up to 75 per cent of dementia cases. But new technologies are improving understanding of the disease, leading him to conclude that within 10 years drugs will be developed to prevent Alzheimer's.