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City of Montréal partners with the CIRM

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the Je fais MTL event, McGill University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM), the Je fais MTL Office and the Montréal, Smart and Digital City Office today announced a new association that will enable the City of Montréal to expand on the possibilities offered by the Jefaismtl.com interactive platform, which features 181 projects overseen by the Je fais MTL movement

Published on : 17 Nov 2015

Parkinson’s disease: A new tool for diagnosis

The results of their study, published in the journal Movement Disorders, could also have a major impact on the quality of research on Parkinson’s disease.

Published on : 13 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Marion Dove, the new Director of Postgraduate Education

Dr. Marion Dove – Director of Postgraduate Education It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Marion Dove as the new Director of Postgraduate Education (Residency program) for the McGill Department of Family Medicine effective November 1, 2015.

Published on : 13 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Teresa Rudkin who has been chosen as Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education and as the 2015 recipient of the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the category of Faculty Lecturer

Dr. Teresa Rudkin – Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Teresa Rudkin as the new Assistant Program Director for Postgraduate Education in the Department of Family Medicine.

Published on : 13 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Bertrand Lebouché and Dr. David Lessard who have contributed to the publication of the book "Des idées reçues en santé mondiale"

Congratulations to Dr. Bertrand Lebouché, assistant professor and Dr. David Lessard, his post-doc who have contributed to the publication of the book "Des idées reçues en santé mondiale" It can be downloaded in pdf version for free,  or you can buy the paper copy here

Published on : 13 Nov 2015

Climate change adaption: a global snapshot

A McGill University-led group of researchers (TRAC3) are looking at whether progress is being made in designing initiatives and policies to reduce vulnerability to climate change across countries. Their aim is to contribute new ways of monitoring the global climate adaptation process.

Published on : 09 Nov 2015

No more ‘sugar-coating’ on invasive fungus

There are believed to be around 1.5 million different species of fungus on Earth, but one mold, known as Aspergillus fumigatus, causes the majority of cases of invasive aspergillosis – a devastating illness that kills 90 per cent of patients with weakened immune systems or lung diseases.

Published on : 05 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Doaa Farid who won the Patients' Choice Award at the NAPCRG

Doaa Farid who is completing a PhD under the supervision of Dr. Ellen Rosenberg and Dr. Gillian Bartlett, won the Patients' Choice Award at the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG). She presented her work on a video for immigrants that is part of the Tapestry Project. This is two years in a row one of our trainees took home this award. Congratulations!

Published on : 04 Nov 2015

BEWARE: off-label prescription drug use

A new study led by researchers in Canada sheds light on the effects of off-label use of prescription drugs with the first-ever investigation in adult populations.

Published on : 02 Nov 2015