Faculty of Medicine news
In an age of MRIs and CT scans, the physical exam is becoming a dying art. Sharon Kirkey discovers what's being lost - from an ability to diagnose to the human touch that says: 'You are more than a broken body to me. You matter.'
We’re used to the idea that we become more forgetful with age. As time passes, our memories naturally fade and weaken, and that’s if we’re lucky enough to avoid traumatic accidents or diseases like Alzheimer’s. But Reut Shema, from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, has found a possible way of preventing this decline, and even reversing it…
ATTENTION APPLICANTS TO THE FALL 2011 ENTRY OF THE PRE-MED-ADM (Med-P) PROGRAM: Only applications which are READY FOR REVIEW will be reviewed. Applications found to be incomplete on Monday, March 7th, 2011 will be cancelled. You can verify the status of your application using your Minerva account.
The biopharmaceutical industry has long been a staple of Quebec's science community, but it hasn't fared as well as optics and photonics. Clusters of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, including spin-offs and multinationals, have assembled around Montreal.
After years of researching microbes and their resistance to drugs, Albert Berghuis, Professor in McGill’s Departments of Biochemistry and Microbiology & Immunology, now finds himself spending a lot of time outside the lab assessing the methodologies of fellow researchers, as a newly appointed member of the Centre for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States
McGill Awarded $1-Million Grant to Address Debilitating Parasitic Diseases in the Developing World, offering a Canadian solution to a Pressing Global Health Challenge