Research

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the Je fais MTL event, McGill University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM), the Je fais MTL Office and the Montréal, Smart and Digital City Office today announced a new association that will enable the City of Montréal to expand on the possibilities offered by the Jefaismtl.com interactive platform, which features 181 projects overseen by the Je fais MTL movement

Classified as: CIRM, Pascal Brissette, Diane De Courcy, Je Fais MTL
Published on: 17 Nov 2015

The results of their study, published in the journal Movement Disorders, could also have a major impact on the quality of research on Parkinson’s disease.

Classified as: treatment, Parkinson's, Neurology, diagnosis, Parkinson's disease, International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, MDS, Ron Postuma, Daniela Berg, health and lifestyle
Published on: 13 Nov 2015

Dr. Marion Dove – Director of Postgraduate Education

It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Marion Dove as the new Director of Postgraduate Education (Residency program) for the McGill Department of Family Medicine effective November 1, 2015.

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine, postgraduate
Published on: 13 Nov 2015

Dr. Teresa Rudkin – Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education

It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Teresa Rudkin as the new Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education in the Department of Family Medicine.

Classified as: Research, faculty development, Family Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine
Published on: 13 Nov 2015

Similar to relative disparities in the United States, although rates lower among both racial groups in Canada

Classified as: McGill University, racial differences in health, Canadian Medical Association Journal, CMAJ, premature birth, preterm birth, Cynthia Lee, Kim Barnhardt, health and lifestyle
Published on: 9 Nov 2015

A McGill University-led group of researchers (TRAC3) are looking at whether progress is being made in designing initiatives and policies to reduce vulnerability to climate change across countries. Their aim is to contribute new ways of monitoring the global climate adaptation process.

Classified as: McGill University, climate change, climate, TRAC3, Nature Climate Change, UNFCCC, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Alexandra Lesnikowski, food & sustainability, science & technology
Published on: 9 Nov 2015

There are believed to be around 1.5 million different species of fungus on Earth, but one mold, known as Aspergillus fumigatus, causes the majority of cases of invasive aspergillosis – a devastating illness that kills 90 per cent of patients with weakened immune systems or lung diseases.

Classified as: Research, muhc, CIHR, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, immune system, McGill University Health Centre, aspergillus, mold, fungus
Published on: 5 Nov 2015

Doaa Farid who is completing a PhD under the supervision of Dr. Ellen Rosenberg and Dr. Gillian Bartlett, won the Patients' Choice Award at the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG). She presented her work on a video for immigrants that is part of the Tapestry Project. This is two years in a row one of our trainees took home this award. Congratulations!

Classified as: Research, Department of Family Medicine, Dept. of Family Medicine
Published on: 4 Nov 2015

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