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How do you spell relief? Two more years of pain research for AstraZeneca and McGill

New agreement is the centrepiece for research into new treatments for chronic pain

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Published on : 28 Jun 2010

First-in-Canada Virtual Health Library established

To serve and support Canadian health professionals through coordinated resource sharing

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Published on : 23 Jun 2010

MUHC brings “house calls” into the 21st century

Televisit is a new high-tech system that allows healthcare workers to conduct ‘virtual visits’ to patients

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Published on : 15 Jun 2010

$2.5 million raised at inaugural Goodman Cancer Research Gala

Sold-out event raises awareness and critical funds for centre at cutting edge of cancer research

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Published on : 11 Jun 2010

Major breakthrough in the diagnosis of Parasitic Diseases

A team of researchers from McGill/MUHC validates a novel screening tool in the fight against Chagas disease

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Published on : 10 Jun 2010

Judes Poirier, McGill University, Douglas Mental Health Institute researcher, awarded a 2010 Genesis Award

At a ceremony on June 2, Dr. Judes Poirier, McGill University Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry, received the prestigious BIOQuébec 2010 Genesis Award in the Biotechnology of Tomorrow category.

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Published on : 07 Jun 2010

NSERC honours McGill pair

Legendary neuropsychologist Brenda Milner named finalist for NSERC Herzberg Gold Medal; physicist Guy Moore earns Steacie Memorial Fellowship

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Published on : 01 Jun 2010

McGill's "Orphan Drug" research offers hope

Designation by United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will help development of treatments

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Published on : 31 May 2010

McGill team discovers a piece of the puzzle for individualized cancer therapy via gene silencing

In a major cancer-research breakthrough, researchers at the McGill University, Department of Biochemistry have discovered that a small segment of a protein that interacts with RNA can control the normal expression of genes - including those that are active in cancer

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Published on : 26 May 2010

Banning all gay men from donating blood is unscientific and wrong, say AIDS research pioneers

Dr. Mark Wainberg and Dr. Norbert Gilmore call for policy change

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Published on : 25 May 2010

Introducing the McGill University Medal

New award will honour exceptional careers of retiring professors

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Published on : 17 May 2010

$150,000 each for 18 promising McGillians

Government of Canada announces 2010 recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

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Published on : 17 May 2010

Cole Foundation injects $536,000 to bolster leukemia research in Montreal

New fellowship grants in pediatric leukemia research to be created at Université de Montréal and McGill University

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Published on : 14 May 2010

McGill researcher honoured for groundbreaking work in epigenetics

Moshe Szyf and colleagues have produced findings on how environment affects DNA

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Published on : 13 May 2010

Ensuring the integrity of the research process

Ethics experts call for refocus of scientific and ethical review

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Published on : 13 May 2010