Dr. Herb Borsuk, 2013 recipient of the Outstanding Alumnus Award. More info
Dr. Marie-Claude Chouinard, 2013 recipient of the Dr. Herb Borsuk Award for Excellent Patient Care in the GPR Program Award. More info
Over 60 years ago, Yves Clermont and Charles Leblond characterized the steps of sperm differentiation in the testis. This enabled them to identify for the first time the population of spermatogonia responsible for the production of spermatozoa. We celebrate 60 years later the publication of their landmark paper and their discovery. Read more
Researchers from Quebec are big winners in a contest organized by Genome Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) after having been awarded 60% of the federal funds granted during this Canada-wide competition aimed at selecting the best genomics and personalized health research projects.
McGill Cardiovascular Research Day Keynote Lecture
Thursday, May 30, 2013
From 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Mansfield
Registration is required.
Title: New Insights into the Diagnosis and Treatment of Aortic Stenosis
Philippe Pibarot, DVM, PhD, FAHA, FACC, FESC, FASE
Professor, Department of Medicine, Laval University
Chair, Canada Research Chair in Valvular Heart Diseases
Québec Heart & Lung Institute
Following extensive discussions with stakeholders in the field of dentistry, the Order decided to create a Committee on Access to Oral Healthcare.
The committee will hold vast, province-wide consultations on questions related to access to oral healthcare, conduct an in-depth analysis of the situation and suggest concrete, fact-based solutions. It will present its findings in April 2014, to mark Oral Health Month.
Betty Hoac, PhD student (supervisor Dr. Marc McKee, co-supervisor Dr. Monzur Murshed) wins 2-year FRQS studentship for her research on regulation of mineralization in bones and teeth.
David Wright, Postdoctoral Fellow (co-supervised by Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald and Dr. Jennifer Fishman) wins 2-year FRQS fellowship for his research on ethical issues in end-of-life care to better understand nursing practice with patients who desire death.
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal was created in 2012 to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Medal honours Her Majesty for her service to Canada and serves to recognize Canadians who have made significant contributions to Canadian society. Read more here.
Last week, Dr. Jocelyne Feine was honoured with IADR’s Distinguished Service Award in Seattle, WA. The award is presented to an individual member of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) for outstanding instances of service to the Association or distinguished service over a period of time. It is intended to recognize members who have not served as officers of the IADR official. Read the official press release here.
Wednesday evenings, May 22 - June 12, 2013