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Montreal epidemiological study shows that asthma and eczema sufferers have a lower risk of developing a cancer

Men who had a history of asthma or eczema generally had a lower risk of developing cancer, according to a study carried out by researchers at INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, the Research Centre of the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, and McGill University

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Published on : 20 Jul 2010

Unlocking the secrets of cellular energy holds promise for obesity, diabetes and cancer

Researchers discover role for epigenetics in cellular energy regulation

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Published on : 20 Jul 2010

Minister Clément Gignac announces a total of $673,800 of financial support to McGill University

The Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, Clément Gignac, today announced a total of $673,000 of financial support for a McGill University research team.

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Published on : 13 Jul 2010

McGill health research gets $3.7-million boost

CHRP program to fund research ranging from nanotech treatment of melanoma to the development of artificial skin and cartilage

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Published on : 08 Jul 2010

McGill congratulates Order of Canada honorees


Nobel winner, astronaut, leading researchers among 14 recipients with ties to the University

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Published on : 01 Jul 2010

Research: Major breakthrough will revolutionize the screening and treatment of genetic diseases

An international first: a research team at MUHC/McGill validates the effectiveness of a rapid genome sequencing process for hereditary genetic diseases

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Published on : 30 Jun 2010

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