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PhD Students Iris Boraschi and Juliana Marulanda receive the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research Student Scholarship

Congratulation to Iris Boraschi and Juliana Marulanda for receiving the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research (Réseau de Recherche en Santé Buccodentaire et Osseuse, RSBO) student scholarship award! The scholarship is valued at $15,000 is awarded to students who submit a project consistent with the Network’s research priorities and supervised by a regular member of the Network. Read the full story here.

Published: 18Feb2016

Dr. Faleh Tamimi among 25 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Twenty-five outstanding McGill researchers are being awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), as announced today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia. CRCs are granted to outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields. McGill research projects that will benefit from the new funds include those investigating the genetics of pain and childhood disability, as well as the ecology of the arctic and engineered quantum systems.

Published: 18Feb2016

Chronic pain changes our immune systems

Epigenetics may bring us one step closer to better treatments for chronic pain

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Published: 3Feb2016

Laura Stone featured in the Globe and Mail

"While doctors should still weigh the potential negative consequences of opioid use before prescribing these drugs, the study findings on their own don’t provide enough evidence to suggest physicians should change how they treat pain," said Laura Stone, a researcher at McGill University.

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Published: 29Jan2016

Graduate student Kelvin I. Afrashtehfar awarded prestigious fellowship from the ITI Foundation

Congratulations to Kelvin I. Afrashtehfar who was recently awarded a one year scholarship from the International Team for Implantology Foundation. He will be an ITI Scholar during the 2016/17 academic year at the University of Bern in Switzerland under the supervision of Drs. Daniel Buser and Urs Braegger.

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Published: 19Jan2016

McGill Dentistry Outreach Gala - Feb 18, 2016

Join us in support of McGill Dentistry's Community Support Program

February 18, 2016 at 6pm

Click here for more details and to reserve tickets.

Published: 19Jan2016

Dr. McKee appointed to SAB of Soft Bones Canada

Dr. Marc McKee was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of Soft Bones Canada (SBC).

Soft Bones is a community of people and families living with hypophosphatasia (HPP). SBC is dedicated to educating, informing, encouraging and supporting Canadian individuals and their families affected by the rare bone and tooth disease and furthering research and treatment of the disease.

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Published: 19Jan2016

New Surgical Innovation Program now offered to students

Learn. Design. Innovate. These are the objectives of the new Surgical Innovation Program jointly offered by the Department of Surgery at McGill University, the John Molson School of Buisness at Concordia University and the Ecole de techonologie supérieure (ETS).

Published: 27Nov2015

Professor Mary Ellen Macdonald selected as Associate Editor of the CJPH

Congratulations to Professor Mary Ellen Macdonald for being selected as Associate Editor for qualitative research of the Canadian Journal of Public Health. As Associate Editor she will focus on continuing to build the presence of theoretically‐informed qualitative research on public health issues at CJPH.

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Published: 27Nov2015

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