Dr. Brenda Milner, recognized as a founder of cognitive neuroscience, was named a 2005 winner of the prestigious Gairdner Award. Dr. Milner, the Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), and Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, was awarded the prize for her pioneering research in memory.
Aliens will be the topic of conversation today at McGill. Dr Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute, will discuss the probability of finding intelligent life elsewhere in the universe.
As interest in climate grows with the global impact of changed weather patterns, so does the demand for graduates trained in meteorology. McGill's Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is schooling many of them.
The first annual Psychosocial Oncology Research Day will bring together medical and social professionals to address better ways to treat not only the disease of cancer, but the whole patient.
When does a tendency to misplace your glasses become a cause for medical concern? Neuroscientists Howard Chertow and Gabriel Leonard answer these and other questions along with other experts during Brain Awareness Week.
A new study documenting the treatment of late-life depression by Canadian health professionals will be presented today at the American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.
A group of McGill professors got together recently to talk about cold-weather research, and its effect on everything from microscopic life forms to very macroscopic Montreal potholes.
McGill's Association for the Development of Aerospace Medicine will host two recent ISS residents: Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka and American astronaut Mike Fincke.