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Study reveals major genetic differences between blood and tissue cells

Important questions raised about genetic research based only on blood samples; new treatment in vascular disease foreseen at the same time

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Published on : 15 Jul 2009

$14 million to train the next generation of biomedical researchers at McGill and the MUHC

The Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University have received a number of CIHR grants to support student recruitment and training.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2009

Another McGill/JGH breakthrough opens door to early Alzheimer's diagnosis

New technique detects possible Alzheimer's biomarker in blood

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Published on : 16 Jun 2009

McGill Expert: Stratospheric balloon telescope launched to unravel secrets of Big Bang

On June 11, the EBEX stratospheric balloon telescope was launched from Ft. Sumner, New Mexico by NASA's Columbia Balloon facility.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2009

HIV-1’s “hijacking mechanism” pinpointed by McGill/JGH researchers

Could lead to treatments to block commandeering of cell’s internal “highway”

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Published on : 10 Jun 2009

Alzheimer’s discovery could bring early diagnosis, treatment closer

McGill and Lady Davis Institute findings help pinpoint molecular cause of the disease

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Published on : 22 May 2009

The cosmos is green: Researchers catch nature in the act of “recycling” a star

Ordinary “slow” pulsar transforms into fast-spinning millisecond pulsar

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Published on : 21 May 2009

McGill and MCH discovery of cancer spread mechanism picked as “Discovery of the Year”

Québec Science readers select MUHC researcher Dr. Janusz Rak’s latest breakthrough out of 10 top discoveries

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Published on : 30 Apr 2009

Personality traits contribute to "placebo effect"

Study links novelty seekers to stronger pain relief

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Published on : 23 Apr 2009

DNA "tricked" to act as nano-building blocks

McGill researchers find new ways to manufacture nanotubes of controlled geometry, stiffness and porosities

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Published on : 12 Apr 2009

The CFI awards more than $1.1 million to McGill in support of seven research projects

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced it has awarded $1,147,175 to McGill University to support seven research projects in areas as diverse as hybrid nanostructures, photonic systems, chronic pain and cancer, among others.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2009

McGill physicist awarded Killam Research Fellowship

Robert Brandenberger wins coveted award from Canada Council for the Arts

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Published on : 12 Mar 2009