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World Cancer Day 2013: Dispel the myths, get the Facts

4Feb201319:00
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Montreal Neurological Institute Jeanne-Timmins Amphitheatre , 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA
World Cancer Day

Graduate student Khady Ka wins CADR research award

Graduate student Khady Ka won first place in the Senior Clinical Research Category of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR) student research award competition. This award was for her project "Clustering of metabolic abnormalities and periodontal inflammation in children," supervised by Dr. Belinda Nicolau. This research study will now be entered into the International Association for Dental Research (IADR)/Unilever Hatton Award Competition to be held in Seattle, Washington, USA on March 19, 2013 as part of the IADR annual meeting.

Published: 15Jan2013

2012 McGraw-Hill Ryerson Student Scholarship Award Winner Kristina Dee

Kristina Dee DMD 2012 received the 2012 McGraw-Hill Ryerson Student Scholarship Award. The purpose of the award is “to reward higher education students from across Canada who enhance the learning environment.

Published: 19Dec2012

Dental student Daniel Salah wins CADR research award

Dental student Daniel Salah has won 1st place in the Junior Category of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR) student research award competition.  This award was for his research work on “Salivary sHLA-G in scleroderma patients and controls,” with Dr. M. Gornitsky and Dr. Ana Velly as supervisors of the study.  Mr. Salah’s research study will now be entered into the International Association for Dental Research (IADR)/Unilever Hatton Award Competition to be held in Seattle, Washington, USA on March 19, 2013 as part of the IADR annual meeting.

Published: 17Dec2012

McGill board demands funds be restored

McGill University’s board of governors has adopted a resolution demanding the Quebec government withdraw the cuts it is imposing on universities and restore the funding that was in place, saying the government’s action is “excessive and injurious” to the university.

Principal Heather Munroe-Blum has sent a message to the McGill community saying the university will take every measure possible to persuade the government “to withdraw these harmful and ill-timed cuts.”

Published: 17Dec2012

National network evaluating drug safety reports early results

Prescription medications remain one of the most common causes of severe adverse reactions in clinical medicine, accounting for thousands of deaths annually in Canada. The urgent need for rigorous, scientific drug safety research has been clearly understood for decades, but lacked national coordination until the arrival of the Canadian Network for Observational Drug Effect Studies (CNODES), which today released its first report documenting progress towards its goal of creating a fully operational system for rapid assessment of adverse drug effects in Canada.

Published: 9Nov2012

MONTREAL WALKS for mental health

14Oct201210:00
Phillips Square, corner St. Catherine and Union Street CA

The Douglas Institute is proud to be one of the ten member organizations of MONTRÉAL WALKS for mental health.

René Robaire Memorial Lecture Series in Cardiovascular Research

11Oct201212:00
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Royal Victoria Hospital JSL Brown Amphitheatre, Rm. M3.01, 687 avenue des Pins, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A1, CA

Translating Cardiovascular Genome-wide Discoveries to Genomic Medicine

Perspective from the Framingham Heart Study

Dr. Christopher O'Donnell

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