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Researchers question antibiotic link to C. Difficile

Infection with potentially deadly Clostridium difficile is often linked to antibiotic use, but new research suggests that other factors might be involved in the spread of the highly contagious superbug.

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Published on : 07 Oct 2008

McGill Life Sciences Complex - Fact Sheet

The Life Sciences Complex (LSC) encompasses two new facilities, the Francesco Bellini Life Sciences Building and the Cancer Research Building, as well as the existing McIntyre Medical Sciences Building and Stewart Biological Sciences Building.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2008

Viral “magic bullet” targets cancer cells with help of new compound

Canadian researchers discover way to make cancer vulnerable to “good” viruses

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Published on : 16 Sep 2008

McGill celebrates new era of life sciences research in Canada

Life Sciences Complex will foster collaboration, generate next wave of biomedical breakthroughs, thanks to public-private partnership

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Published on : 16 Sep 2008

McGill Life Sciences Complex delivers cutting-edge research

The creation of the McGill University Life Sciences Complex heralds the beginning of what promises to be an exciting era in life sciences research, one that is destined to pioneer new scientific breakthroughs, change the theory and practice of medicine, and improve human life for generations to come.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2008

Herpes drug inhibits HIV in patients infected with both viruses

High rates of co-infection may turn the drug acyclovir into potent new anti-HIV weapon

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Published on : 15 Sep 2008

McGill physician named "Family Medicine Researcher of the Year"

Dr. Ann Macaulay is a strong advocate of participatory research

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Published on : 09 Sep 2008

Participants wanted for new post-stroke program in Montreal

McGill and MUHC research program to enrich lives of Montreal stroke survivors

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Published on : 25 Aug 2008

MUHC, McGill University receive largest-ever CFI research grant

$100 million in funding for the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre on the Glen Campus will result in groundbreaking medical advances

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Published on : 20 Aug 2008

McGill’s Mark Wainberg named to prestigious Légion d’honneur

Pioneer AIDS researcher and advocate to be named Chevalier of France’s Légion d’honneur

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Published on : 20 Aug 2008

How "hidden mutations" contribute to HIV drug resistance

McGill researchers explain how previously ignored parts of HIV genome play key role

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Published on : 31 Jul 2008

Researchers discover cell's "quality control" mechanism

Discovery may lead to new treatments for cystic fibrosis, other inherited diseases

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Published on : 29 Jul 2008

St Mary’s Hospital Centre granted its university-affiliated hospital (CHAU) status by the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Raymond Bachand, visited St Mary’s Hospital Center today to officially announce, on behalf of the ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, that the Center has been designated a university-affiliated hospital (CHAU).

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Published on : 22 Jul 2008