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Two McGill Scholars awarded prestigious Trudeau prize

Two graduates of McGill University’s Faculty of Law are among the 15 students who have been awarded a coveted Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholarship, one of Canada's largest doctoral awards.

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Published on : 26 May 2009

Breast cancer survivors horse around at equestrian Jump for Hope fundraiser

On Saturday, May 30 at the Eastwood Equine grounds in St. Lazare

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Published on : 26 May 2009

“Thinking Ahead” for MS

Scotiabank today announced a donation of $500,000 to the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital’s (The Neuro) “Thinking Ahead” campaign, which will expand the hospital’s Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Clinic. The expanded facility will result in improved service and care for people with MS.

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Published on : 26 May 2009

Buddhism and Islam

Conference to explore encounters between two of the world's great religions

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Published on : 26 May 2009

McGill University Library buys rare manuscript of literary pioneer Fanny Burney

McGill University Library buys rare manuscript of literary pioneer Fanny Burney

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Published on : 25 May 2009

Sunny skies and wise words mark Mac Convocation ceremony

By Jim Hynes Cue the piper, cue the ceremonial procession, and cue the sunshine. The grey skies that threatened the first and only open-air ceremony of Spring Convocation cleared up just in time, bathing the officers of Convocation, the friends and family of the graduating students, and the new Macdonald Campus grads themselves in warm sunshine as [...]

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Published on : 25 May 2009

One size does not fit all: A new look at therapies

Statins, a commonly prescribed class of drugs used by millions worldwide to effectively lower blood cholesterol levels, may actually have a negative impact in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients treated with high daily dosages.

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Published on : 25 May 2009

MUHC Cancer Care Mission: How to get involved

Biking, boating and golfing in support of cancer care and research

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Published on : 20 May 2009

Canada's "Cranberry King" donates $1 million to Macdonald Campus

Canada's "Cranberry King" donates $1 million to Macdonald Campus Gift helps Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students launch careers

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Published on : 22 May 2009

Alzheimer’s discovery could bring early diagnosis, treatment closer

McGill and Lady Davis Institute findings help pinpoint molecular cause of the disease

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Published on : 22 May 2009

The cosmos is green: Researchers catch nature in the act of “recycling” a star

Ordinary “slow” pulsar transforms into fast-spinning millisecond pulsar

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Published on : 21 May 2009

Quebec Government Cancer Agency Gives Top Marks to MUHC Cancer Care Mission

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) announced today that 16 of its Cancer Care Mission teams have received the highest levels of accreditation from the Direction de la lutte contre le cancer.

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Published on : 20 May 2009

Memories of Panama: we came, we saw, we learned

By Harald Gjerde Hi, my name is Harald.  What is your name?” The translator next to me turns to the patient and translates what I just said into Panamanian Spanish, while I try to fight off the morning grogginess without the caffeine fix that I usually enjoy in Montreal. “How old are you?” “Do you have any allergies to [...]

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Published on : 20 May 2009

Le ministre Yves Bolduc rend public un plan d’action sur la chirurgie bariatrique au Québec

Le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, le docteur Yves Bolduc, en présence du député de Marquette, monsieur François Ouimet, a annoncé un investissement de 29 millions de dollars sur trois ans pour augmenter le volume d’intervention en chirurgie bariatrique,

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Published on : 19 May 2009

McGill to bestow 11 exemplary individuals with honorary degrees

Eleven exceptional individuals will be recognized with honorary degrees from McGill University during this year’s spring convocation ceremonies.

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Published on : 19 May 2009