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Save the date: Research Seminar, Dr. Carmen Sapienza

Mon, 2013-12-02 12:00
Montreal Children's Hospital : Room C-417, 2300 Tupper Street Montreal Quebec Canada , H3H 1P3

MUHC-Montreal Children's Hospital Research Institute

Research Seminar

The Epigenome as Molecular Fossil Record of Environmental Exposures

Dr. Carmen Sapienza
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Temple University

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Prostate cancer: Québec injects $3.7 million into research

Wed, 2013-11-06 13:57

The Government of Québec awarded nearly $1.8 million to researchers at l'Université Laval for a study related to prostate cancer that will focus on the links between the environment and this form of cancer. Overall, $3.7 million will be invested into this work, taking into account other funding received. The research project is being led by Dr.

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App helps kids (and parents) get ready for surgery

Thu, 2013-10-31 16:20

Andrew Feng is a bright 6-year-old boy who loves to play the online strategy game Clash of the Clans and go trick-or-treating on Halloween. This Halloween, however, he will be undergoing surgery to remove a benign growth from one of his ribs.

Naturally, Andrew’s parents are a little anxious. This will be their son’s first operation and he might have to stay overnight at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.

“For sure, we’re nervous,” said Andrew’s mother, Weilu Yu. “It’s the whole unknown of the surgery.”

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Scientists examine the causes and treatment of addictive behaviour

Thu, 2013-10-31 16:07

Addiction comes in many forms: drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and gambling have been the types that traditionally plagued society.

In recent years, the proliferation of technology has led to the rise of addiction to the internet and computer gaming. Even the promotion of a healthy lifestyle has led some to become hooked on exercise.

But do all addictions operate by the same biological mechanism? And is addiction an individual's choice or a disease of the brain?

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Moms With Lupus More Likely to Have Children With Autism, Study Suggests

Thu, 2013-10-31 16:01

Women with lupus are twice as likely to have a child with autism compared to mothers without the autoimmune disease, new, preliminary research finds.

However, the overall risk is still low and the findings won't change the management of women with lupus, said one expert.

"I wouldn't tell my lupus patients not to get pregnant," Dr. Yousaf Ali, acting chief of rheumatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

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Official Announcement of Dentistry's New Facility

Mon, 2013-10-21 10:27

The Faculty of Dentistry announced Friday that many of its activities, including its undergraduate teaching clinic and clinical and community research unit, will be moving to a building located at the corner of McGill College Avenue and Sherbrooke Street. The Faculty of Dentistry will occupy three floors at 2001 McGill College Ave.

Read the press release | Watch the video

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International Conference on Multilingualism

Thu, 2013-10-24 (All day) - Fri, 2013-10-25 (All day)
Faculty Club, Thomson House and Bronfman Building : McTavish and Sherbrooke streets

The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University, with the support of the Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music, are pleased to invite you to a two-day conference on multilingualism and brain plasticity, to be held on

24-25 October 2013 (Thursday and Friday) at McGill University in Montreal

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Implant-Retained Overdentures: Hands-On Course

Fri, 2013-11-29 (All day)
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building : 3640 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C7

The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents Implant-Retained Overdentures: Hands-On Course.

Facilitated by: Dr. Samer Abi Nader, Dr. Ali Fakhry and Dr. Jocelyne Feine


Didactic in the morning, HANDS-ON in the afternoon

Hands-on limited to 20 participants

Morning audience: Dentists, Hygienists and Dental Assistants

Afternoon audience: Dentists

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The Current Thinking Around Implant Maintenance: When to Intervene and When It Is Too Late

Sat, 2013-11-23 (All day)

The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents The Current Thinking Around Implant Maintenance: When to Intervene and When It Is Too Late.

Facilitated by: Dr. Kirsten Warrer


All-Day Didactic

Event Jointly-Held with Université de Montréal

Audience: Dentists, Hygienists and Dental Assistants

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Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic and Reconstructive Maxillofacial Surgery

Fri, 2013-11-22 (All day)

A preferential room rate is available for attendees.


The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic and Reconstructive Maxillofacial Surgery.

Facilitated by: Dr. Sean Edwards, Dr. Antoine Chehade and Dr. Nicholas Makhoul


All-day didactic

Audience: Dentists

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