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World renowned scientist Dr. Brenda Milner receives Dan David Prize

Thu, 2014-02-13 12:55

Dr. Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 95 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, has been awarded the 2014 Dan David Prize for her fundamental contributions to the science of memory and the brain. Dr. Milner is widely recognized as one of the founders of cognitive neuroscience–the field that brings together brain and behavior. Dr. Milner, who is the Dorothy J. Killam Professor of Psychology, shares the Prize for the category Present: “Combatting Memory Loss”, with Peter St. George-Hyslop (University of Cambridge) and John A.

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Spotlight on Dr. Laurence J Kirmayer

Tue, 2014-02-11 09:14

This week, we would like to spotlight Dr. Laurence J Kirmayer, a James McGill Professor and the Director of the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry. He is also editor-in-chief of Transcultural Psychiatry (the official journal of the Section on Transcultural Psychiatry of the World Psychiatric Association), which was founded at McGill and celebrated its 50th volume on October 25, 2013.

 

Dr.

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9,8 millions de dollars pour créer un centre spécialisé en recherche sur la dépression et le suicide

Thu, 2014-02-06 09:29

Montréal, 4 février 2014 – Le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) Réjean Hébert, M.D., Ph.D., accompagné de la directrice générale de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale Douglas, madame Lynne McVey et le chef du programme des troubles dépressifs de l’Institut et directeur du Groupe McGill d’études sur le suicide, Gustavo Turecki, M.D., Ph.D., ont annoncé l’octroi de 7,2 M$ pour la création du

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Contact: Emmanuelle Paciullo
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Dr. Gabriella Gobbi's Research applauded by national and international media

Wed, 2014-02-05 11:33

Dr. Gabriella Gobbi’s recent revolutionary research,  “Father Absence in the Monogamous California Mouse Impairs Social Behavior and Modifies Dopamine and Glutamate Synapses in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex” (Cerebral CORTEX, Oxford Journals) highlighting the importance of fathers in both neurobiology and behavior of offspring has been featured by numerous media outlets.

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Results of the September 2013 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Mon, 2014-02-03 14:41

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition.

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New Interim Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Montreal Children's Hospital

Mon, 2014-01-27 16:15

It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Lila Amirali has accepted to act as Interim Head of the Department of Psychiatry of the Montreal Children’s Hospital as well as Interim Division Chief of Child Psychiatry. This new leadership role has been in effect since January 1, 2014.  Please join us in welcoming Dr. Amirali in her new position.

Please note that a Search Committee for a permanent Department Head will be organized in the near future.

We wish to take this opportunity to thank Dr.

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Dentistry Outreach Program on Télé-Québec

Mon, 2014-01-20 09:33

On January 16th, McGill’s Faculty of Dentistry and its outreach program were featured on the show "une pilule, une petite granule" (Télé-Québec) as part of a report on accessibility to oral health care in Quebec. Watch the segment here

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A McGill Distinguished Lecture in Human Genetics

Mon, 2013-12-09 15:30 - 17:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Moot Court, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9
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The Lady Davis Institute and the McGill University-Génome Québec Innovation Centre

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A McGill Distinguished Lecture in Human Genetics


Autism & Development Delay: New Mutations, Genes and Pathways

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Faculty of Dentistry in the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association

Tue, 2013-11-26 11:36

There is an article about McGill Dentistry's new facility in the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association. Read it here

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An Anxious History of Valium

Tue, 2013-11-19 09:47

What a drag it is getting old—or is it? Valium's heyday is long past, but it lives on as a cultural icon

"Mother needs something today to calm her down," goes the 1966 Rolling Stones hit "Mother's Little Helper." "And though she's not really ill, there's a little yellow pill."

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