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Eminent pediatrician and geneticist awarded 2010 Pollin Prize

Eminent pediatrician and geneticist awarded 2010 Pollin Prize Dr. Charles R. Scriver, Alva professor Emeritus of Human Genetics, co-awarded the largest international award for pediatric research

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Published on : 29 Apr 2010

$1.7 million keeps McGill on edge

Canada Foundation for Innovation Leaders Opportunity Fund to support 10 cutting-edge research projects

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Published on : 23 Apr 2010

Dr. Marla Shapiro named Honorary Chair of inaugural Goodman Cancer Research Gala

Dr. Marla Shapiro named Honorary Chair of inaugural Goodman Cancer Research Gala McGill alum, physician, media personality and cancer survivor takes honorary helm of June fundraising event

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Published on : 22 Apr 2010

You had me at hello: frisky yeast know who to ‘shmoo’ after two minutes

Yeast cells' mating decisions may help us understand cancer and stem cell development

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Published on : 18 Apr 2010

McGill plays important role in new global cancer-research network

International Cancer Genome Consortium plans to sequence 25,000 cancer genomes

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Published on : 15 Apr 2010

University hails announcement of winning hospital consortium

'A pivotal moment in health care and science for Quebec,' Principal declares

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Published on : 01 Apr 2010

McGill adds to the ranks of CRCs

University researchers awarded 18 Canada Research Chairs

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Published on : 31 Mar 2010

Alzheimer’s rat created for human research

McGill University researcher and international collaborators genetically manipulate rat to create ideal model for studying Alzheimer's disease in humans

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Published on : 29 Mar 2010

New understanding of protein’s role in brain

Researchers discover that a modified protein plays a key role in memory processes

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Published on : 25 Mar 2010

High infection rates of tuberculosis among aboriginal groups in Montreal

"Forgotten" disease disproportionately affects First Nations, and Inuit communities

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Published on : 24 Mar 2010

Abbott Supports McGill University Nurse Practitioner Programs

Today Abbott Laboratories (Abbott) announced it will sponsor McGill University's Nurse Practitioner programs launched by the McGill School of Nursing of the Faculty of Medicine.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2010

Low levels of Vitamin D linked to muscle fat, decreased strength in young people

First-of-a-kind study by investigator at The Research Institute of the MUHC finds "epidemic" of Vitamin D insufficiency in young, healthy adults

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Published on : 05 Mar 2010

Here's To World Health

Laurette Dubé’s career as a nutritionist seems so distant that she calls it “a former life.” Since then she has completed an MBA in Finance, a master’s of professional studies in marketing and a PhD in consumer psychology. She joined the Desautels Faculty of Management as a consumer psychologist in 1995, focusing her research on “non-rational” aspects of decision-making and behavior.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2010

Some morbidly obese people are missing genes, new research shows

A small but significant proportion of morbidly obese people are missing a section of their DNA, according to research published today in Nature.

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Published on : 03 Feb 2010