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René Robaire Memorial Lecture Series in Cardiovascular Research

Thu, 2012-10-11 12:00 - 13:00
Royal Victoria Hospital : JSL Brown Amphitheatre, Rm. M3.01, 687 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1

Translating Cardiovascular Genome-wide Discoveries to Genomic Medicine

Perspective from the Framingham Heart Study

Dr. Christopher O'Donnell

Associate Director and Scientific Director of Genome Research, Framingham Heart Study

Senior Investigator, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School

caroline [dot] alcaraz [at] mcgill [dot] ca ()

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Brief history of Medicine at McGill

By Richard L. Cruess, MD

The history of medicine in Montreal and the history of McGill University are closely intertwined. The Hôtel-Dieu Hospital had been established in 1644, but by the early 1800's it could only house thirty patients(1) and was unable to accommodate growing patient needs. In addition, there was no hospital for the English-speaking community.

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