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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

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

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

Study confirms high, but stable, child autism rate

Concerns over an "epidemic of autism" may ease thanks to research by MUHC investigators.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2005

New research published today in Nature puts a fresh spin on current thinking of speech evolution in humans

A study published today in the prestigious journal "Nature" by Dr. Michael Petrides and colleagues at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) at McGill University challenges current thinking that speech developed as a result of new structures that evolved in the human brain.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2005

First frozen egg baby born in Canada

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Montreal is pleased to announce the first successful birth in Canada resulting from frozen eggs.

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Published on : 31 May 2005

Poultry research gets cracking

The new poultry research centre at Macdonald campus will allow researchers to investigate the mysteries of our feathered friends — we suspect fowl play.

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Published on : 26 May 2005