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Genome Canada: Quebec Wins Big

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.

Published: 1May2013

McGill Cardiovascular Research Day Keynote Lecture

30May201312:00
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13:00
Centre Mont Royal 2200 Rue Mansfield Montreal, QC, CA

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.

Investment In a Quebec Public-Private Partnership to Support the Use of Personalized Medicine Solutions in the Treatment of Cancer Patients

The Government of Québec announced today a $10 million investment in the Personalized Medicine Partnership for Cancer (PMPC). This public-private partnership will be focused on establishing an integrated approach for the development and implementation of clinical biomarkers and other personalized healthcare solutions to improve the outcome and cost-efficiency of healthcare services provided to cancer patients in the province of Québec and abroad.

Published: 21Feb2013

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.