Faculty of Medicine news
A remarkable discovery into how tumour cells invade normal tissue should lead to vital diagnostic tools and help develop strategies to stop the spread of cancer cells.
The partners of Rendez-vous du Savoir have the pleasure of announcing the winners of the first edition of the “Ça mérite d’être reconnu!” competition.
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)