Faculty of Medicine news
As part of McGill's "RaDiCAL" project (Rare Disease Consortium for Autosomal Loci), collaborators in Qatar conducted field research with three patients from biologically interrelated Bedouin families, and sent samples to Canada for analysis by GA JOE – a high-tech genome analyzing machine.
Videoconferences may be known for putting people to sleep, but never like this. Dr. Thomas Hemmerling and his team of McGill’s Department of Anesthesia achieved a world first on August 30, 2010, when they treated patients undergoing thyroid gland surgery in Italy remotely from Montreal.
A new study by McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University researchers provides evidence that cannabis may offer relief to patients suffering from chronic neuropathic pain.
MUHC/McGill Research: the use of invasive procedures ensures better survival in elderly after heart attack
A RI MUHC researcher at the head of one of the largest Quebec epidemiological studies looking at the survival rate of people over 80 who have had an acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
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
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.
An international first: a research team at MUHC/McGill validates the effectiveness of a rapid genome sequencing process for hereditary genetic diseases