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Pharmacogenomics Centre sizes up your genes and tailors your drugs.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2005

Sex, genes and social factors

Oh, the pain of being a boy... or a girl! Pain specialist Jeffrey Mogil examines how the sexes are wired differently when it comes to feeling the hurt.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2005

US investment in tuberculosis control abroad pays off at home

A new study to be published in tomorrow's New England Journal of Medicine shows that United States investment in tuberculosis (TB) treatment abroad saves lives and money at home.

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Published on : 07 Sep 2005

Parents' second-hand smoke may get kids hooked

McGill epidemiologist Dr. Margaret Becklake is the lead author of a new study that suggests passive tobacco exposure is a predictor of whether a child will take up smoking.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2005

Fighting cancer all year round

Two PhD students create "Calendar to End Breast Cancer."

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Published on : 25 Aug 2005

MUHC researchers achieve success in major research awards

Thirty-seven scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre received operating grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in their most recent competition.

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Published on : 22 Aug 2005

MUHC scientists discover gene that controls speed of tuberculosis development

The new study, published in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS)" this week, provides a new view of the mechanisms underlying the development of tuberculosis and may contribute to public health efforts aimed at containing the disease.

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Published on : 16 Aug 2005

Study reveals body's defense mechanism worsens asthma symptoms

MUHC scientists have discovered that our body's own defense mechanism causes some of the most serious asthma symptoms.

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Published on : 11 Aug 2005

Scientists discover genetic pathway responsible for breast cancer cells

Scientists at the MUHC have made an important discovery that will advance our understanding of how the female hormone estrogen causes growth of breast cancer cells.

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Published on : 09 Aug 2005

MUHC researchers make headway in mystery of migraines

Scientists at the MUHC have made progress in understanding what causes migraines.

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Published on : 27 Jul 2005

Let's Get Crackin'

Researchers at McGill and Université de Montréal have created two separate facilities that together will form the Centre for Poultry Research.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Brain Gain Maintained

McGill uses the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program to attract the brightest minds from around the world.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Making Waves

An amphibious robot spawned in the McGill labs of the Centre for Intelligent Machines shows its stuff at the Bellairs Research Institute in Barbados.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

Un excellent tremplin pour se lancer en affaires

Le Bureau de transfert de technologies aide les ingénieurs à s'occuper des aspects commerciaux du monde nouveau de l'entrepreneuriat universitaire.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005

The Green Chemistry Revolution

An old science adopts a new philosophy that makes both environmental and economic sense. McGill has become one of the world leaders in the field of green chemistry.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2005