Quick Links

Research news

McGill's "Orphan Drug" research offers hope

Designation by United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will help development of treatments

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 31 May 2010

McGill team discovers a piece of the puzzle for individualized cancer therapy via gene silencing

In a major cancer-research breakthrough, researchers at the McGill University, Department of Biochemistry have discovered that a small segment of a protein that interacts with RNA can control the normal expression of genes - including those that are active in cancer

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 26 May 2010

Banning all gay men from donating blood is unscientific and wrong, say AIDS research pioneers

Dr. Mark Wainberg and Dr. Norbert Gilmore call for policy change

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 25 May 2010

Companies better their bottom lines by improving conditions for low-wage workers

Structure, rewards and engagement central to profitability, Heymann says

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 19 May 2010

Cole Foundation injects $536,000 to bolster leukemia research in Montreal

New fellowship grants in pediatric leukemia research to be created at Université de Montréal and McGill University

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 14 May 2010

Ensuring the integrity of the research process

Ethics experts call for refocus of scientific and ethical review

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 13 May 2010

McGill researcher honoured for groundbreaking work in epigenetics

Moshe Szyf and colleagues have produced findings on how environment affects DNA

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 13 May 2010

Quantum move toward next generation computing

Physicists at McGill University have developed a system for measuring the energy involved in adding electrons to semi-conductor nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots – a technology that may revolutionize computing and other areas of science.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 11 May 2010

Waterpipes: A new pastime for the young

Hookah or shisha use on rise yet contains nicotine, carbon monoxide and carcinogens

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 10 May 2010

How the Mouse Grimace Scale will help us cope with pain

Research will improve conditions for lab animals, lead to better treatments for humans

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 09 May 2010

JGH researchers help pinpoint osteoporosis genes

Largest study of its type discovers 13 new genes linked to bone disease

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 03 May 2010

Eminent pediatrician and geneticist awarded 2010 Pollin Prize

Eminent pediatrician and geneticist awarded 2010 Pollin Prize Dr. Charles R. Scriver, Alva professor Emeritus of Human Genetics, co-awarded the largest international award for pediatric research

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 29 Apr 2010

Retracing the tracks of dinosaurs reveals ecosystem the size of a continent

McGill researchers uncover first evidence that warm and moderate climate allowed dinosaurs to expand into one massive homogenous community across North America

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 19 Apr 2010

The geography of human disease and what it tells us about healthcare spending

Biology research shows general health spending offers far better return in most affected areas

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 15 Apr 2010