The Childhood Anxiety and Regulation of Emotions (C.A.R.E.) Research Group is a new laboratory operation under the direction of Dr. Tina Montreuil, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology. Researchers at C.A.R.E.
In separate clinical trials, a drug called ocrelizumab has been shown to reduce new attacks in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), and new symptom progression in primary progressive MS. Three studies conducted by an international team of researchers, which included Amit Bar-Or and Douglas Arnold from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University, have discovered that ocrelizumab can significantly reduce new attacks in patients with relapsing MS, as well as slow the progression of symptoms caused by primary progressive MS.
Research Seminar - 'Doing PAR in Troubled Times' with Dr. Steven Jordan
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) have published a profile of Professor Claudia Mitchell, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, on their website.
McGILL FACULTY OF EDUCATION-On behalf of Professor Kevin McDonough, Department of Integrated Studies in Education: Dear colleagues, On behalf of my co-Editors-in-Chief, I would like to draw your attention to the publication of the latest issue of Philosophical Inquiry in Education (formerly Paideusis).
Professor Quintin and the BAND Research Group: Finding Strengths of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Fragile X Syndrome
[source: Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, Fall 2016 edition]
Congratulations to Dr. Maxine Dumas-Pilon and Dr. Marion Dove on becoming Fellows of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). They were celebrated in a graduation ceremony at the end of the Family Medicine Forum (FMF), held in Vancouver, British Colombia this past November. Dr. Dove and Dumas-Pilon are pictured with Dr. Guillaume Charbonneau, the president-elect of the CFPC. Dr. Charbonneau will commence his presidency at the next FMF held in Montreal from November 8-11, 2017.
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that Professor Adelle Blackett, Ad. E., as been named the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Transnational Labour Law and Development. Blackett’s work, which addresses labour regulation in an era of neoliberal global governance, explores the intimate relationship between social and economic policy.
Congratulations to our PhD trainee, Ayat Salman, who is a co-author on a Nature publication based on her work for the liver disease biobank (http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nm.4197.html). Ayat’s PhD will draw directly on this experience to explore the necessary framework for a Primary Care Biobank with a focus on Obesity. Ayat has been award an FRQ-S PhD Scholarship and is supervised by Dr. Gillian Bartlett and Dr. Peter Metrakos.
These awards recognize outstanding medical students who have demonstrated an interest or commitment to a career in family medicine. Each Canadian medical school is invited to nominate a medical student in their second-last undergraduate year of study at the time of application. Dr. Caitlin Reimer - CFPC Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award 2016
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The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch (CBA-Quebec), has awarded the Paul-André-Crépeau Medal to Professor Geneviève Saumier, who holds the Peter M. Laing Chair.
Domhnall MacAuley is a CMAJ Associate Editor and a professor of primary care in Northern Ireland, UK. He attended the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) annual meeting in Colorado Springs, CO this past week and spoke to a number of people about their research projects. Notably, he spoke to Claire Godard-Sebillotte, of the McGill Department of Family Medicine and a Vanier Scholar.