McGill University

For people suffering from depression, a day without treatment can seem like a lifetime. A new study explains why the most commonly prescribed antidepressants can take as long as six weeks to have an effect. The findings could one day lead to more effective and faster acting drugs.

Classified as: Antidepressants, depression, SSRIs, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, cholecystokinin cells, CCK, hippocampus, Adrien Peyrache, Paul Greengard, Rockefeller University, McGill University
Published on: 3 Aug 2017

Here are some McGill professors available to comment on the US Executive order that suspends the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days and suspends entry by citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days:

 

Classified as: jacob levy, Andrea Bjorklund, Professor, professors, McGill, McGill University, Jose Mauricio Gaona
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Published on: 26 Jun 2017

McGill University is proud to present the degree of doctor honoris causa to a great name on the Quebec cultural scene, Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

Classified as: McGill University, schulich school of music, honorary doctorate, society and culture, yannick nézet-séguin
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Published on: 13 Apr 2017

Here are McGill professors available to comment on the Quebec mosque shooting:

Classified as: McGill University, McGill, Daniel Weinstock, Professor, Morton Weinfeld, cécile rousseau, alain, brunet, dia dabby
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Published on: 31 Jan 2017

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at McGill University and the Research Chair in Electoral Studies at the Université de Montréal will be hosting a public forum on the Canadian electoral reform on October 20.

When: October 20, 2016 from 19h30 to 21h30
Where: McGill New Residence Hall, 3625 Av du Parc, Montréal

Classified as: McGill University, Elections, Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship, Elections and political parties
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Published on: 13 Oct 2016

There is widespread worry today about the health effects of just about everything around us -- from the food we eat and water we drink, to the plastics we use and medications we take. A journalist’s task of sorting through all the latest studies and reporting the findings in a responsible fashion is more critical than ever.

Classified as: McGill University, science, Lorne Trottier, media, Trottier Public Service Symposium, Erica Johnson, Julia Belluz, Joel Achenbach, Trevor Butterworth. Joe Schwarcz, McGill Office for Science and Society
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Published on: 11 Oct 2016

McGill University launches its Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education, mandated by Provost and Vice Principal Academic, Christopher Manfredi, with a public event to be held on September 22 at the new site of the Hochelaga Rock. The Task Force will propose initiatives aimed at integrating indigenous perspectives into the academic curriculum and research, as well as the retention and recruitment of Indigenous students and faculty members.

Classified as: McGill University, Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education
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Published on: 19 Sep 2016

McGill remains Canada’s top university according to the QS World University Rankings 2016/17, which were released yesterday.

McGill University is ranked 30th globally, among the almost 1,000 universities surveyed for the annual report. McGill has been ranked as the top Canadian university for eleven of the thirteen years that the QS/THE rankings have been published, apart from in 2013 and 2014.

Classified as: McGill University, QS Rankings
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Published on: 6 Sep 2016

A new outdoor laboratory will serve as a facility for studying the effects on our lakes of climate change and chemicals commonly used in Quebec. It features a series of 96 experimental ponds containing 1,000 litres of water from Lac Hertel on McGill University’s Gault Nature Reserve in Mont St. Hilaire. This network of ponds, named LEAP (Large Experimental Array of Ponds), was opened on September 2, 2016.

Classified as: Research, McGill University, science, Gault Nature Reserve
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Published on: 2 Sep 2016

TORONTO – September 1, 2016 – Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, is proud to announce a $2 million donation to McGill University in Montreal, Canada that will be used to create fellowships in health and health leadership, and to finance environmental research in the Canadian Arctic.

Classified as: environment, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, faculty of medicine, health, Arctic, Ferring, Ferring Canada, Ferring pharmaceuticals
Published on: 1 Sep 2016

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