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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

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

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

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

Hope for adults with "lazy eye" disorder, say McGill researchers

Magnetic stimulation of visual cortex temporarily reverses amblyopia

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Published on : 21 Jul 2008

Gene therapy research in developing world raises ethical red flags: experts

Early-stage tests in low- and middle-income countries must address local needs, McGill and Carnegie Mellon ethicists argue

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Published on : 10 Jul 2008

McGill study shatters myths about postmenopausal pain during sex

Using hormone replacement therapy to alleviate painful sexual intercourse in post-menopausal women is not effective for a significant proportion of sufferers, according to a review study by McGill doctoral candidate Alina Kao

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Published on : 10 Jul 2008

McGillians awarded Quebec’s highest distinction

McGillians awarded Quebec’s highest distinction

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Published on : 27 Jun 2008

McGill researchers overcome chemotherapy resistance in the lab

Re-purposed Malaysian folk medication reduces resistance to cancer treatments

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Published on : 26 Jun 2008

Stomach-shrinking surgery cuts cancer risk

Obese patients who undergo stomach surgery to lose weight may reduce their risk of developing some cancers by as much as 80 per cent, according to a study by McGill researchers that provides new evidence eating less could play a critical role in warding off the disease.

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Published on : 19 Jun 2008

McGill researcher named CIHR Chair in Public Health

A McGill epidemiologist has been named to one of 14 new Chairs in Public Health funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and several partner agencies.

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Published on : 03 Jun 2008

Best and brightest leukemia researchers receive $1-million from Cole Foundation

Fellowships awarded to the Université de Montréal, McGill University and the Institut Armand-Frappier

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Published on : 02 Jun 2008

Alternate views on alternative medicine

From religion to law, McGill symposium explores myriad implications of medicine’s new age

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Published on : 07 May 2008