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Solving the myelin mystery

Neuroscientist David Colman is part of an innovative effort to find treatments for multiple sclerosis, funded and led by an American millionaire who has the disease.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2005

Entre Nous with acting Vice-Principal (Research)

The VP research on what his office can do for McGill researchers looking for support, service and funding.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2005

Dr. Brenda Milner: 2005 Gairdner Award Winner

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.

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Published on : 05 Apr 2005

Stem Cell Network to receive $5.3 million in annual research funding

Cutting-edge projects include CARE-NET, led by Dr Jacques Galipeau of the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research.

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Published on : 01 Apr 2005

Aliens @ McGill? Extraterrestrial life expert discusses possibility

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.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2005

New AVP research

Janusz Kozinski takes the reins.

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Published on : 24 Mar 2005

Environmental science is getting hot

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.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2005

Opening doors in cancer care

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.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2005

Eby Noroozi: The rewards of safety

Eby Noroozi has made a name for himself in Canada and his native Iran as a food safety expert. His tireless work is now being recognized in both countries.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2005

Envisioning the ecological future

Geography professor Garry Peterson is part of a worldwide effort to determine the best way to manage environmental change.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2005

Don't forget Brain Awareness Week

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.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2005

MUHC researchers make cancer target breakthrough

Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), in Montreal, have identified a new gene to combat cancer.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2005

Study reveals frequent non-guideline treatment of late-life depression

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.

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Published on : 03 Mar 2005

So, a Russian, an American and a Dutchman walk into a giant tin can...

McGill's Association for the Development of Aerospace Medicine will host two recent ISS residents: Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka and American astronaut Mike Fincke.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2005

Looking out for Quebec's good health

A roundtable on Quebec's health care strategy brought together educators, practitioners, managers and politicians to discuss the future of the province's well-being.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2005