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Sigma Chi at McGill Presents: The Jack Layton Winter Ball

2Mar201318:00
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23:00
Centre Mont Royal 2200 Rue Mansfield Montreal, QC, CA

The Gamma Lambda Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity Presents:

The Jack Layton Winter Ball
An event honouring the legacy of our most prestigious almnus

Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

Despite obvious motivation for quitting, 2/3 of patients will resume smoking within twelve months
Published: 29Jan2013

Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the frontal cortex addiction takes hold and how.  Addiction could be a result of abnormal communication between two areas of the frontal lobes linked to decision-making.  The discovery will undoubtedly stimulate clinical work on new therapies for millions of people who suffer from addiction.

Published: 29Jan2013

IHSP Seminar: Dr. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée – “Understanding the Role of Health Policy in Health Inequalities”

30Jan201312:20
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13:45
Charles Meredith House Social Policy Seminar room, 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, CA

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 12:20pm-1:45pm in the Institute for Health and Social Policy seminar room Dr.

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

4Feb201319:00
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20:30
Montreal Neurological Institute Jeanne-Timmins Amphitheatre , 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA
World Cancer Day

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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