Innovative research aims to improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injuries
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.
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.
Thank you to Dr. Douglass Dalton for his dedication to the Postgraduate Residency Program
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.
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
Similar to relative disparities in the United States, although rates lower among both racial groups in Canada
McGill-led team developing new ways of tracking adaptation
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.
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.
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!
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.
Badly designed studies may lead to the efficacy of drugs being overestimated and money being wasted on trials that prove fruitless, according to a new study from McGill University in Canada.
The McGill Methodological Development Platform of the Quebec SUPPORT Unit has begun its work! The platform is housed in the McGill University Department of Family Medicine. Under the direction of Dr Pierre Pluye (Family Medicine) and associate direction of Dr.