Dr. Guy Rouleau, Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and McGill University Health Centre, is being awarded the Prix d’excellence 2014 by the Collège des médecins du Québec, for his outstanding contributions to neurogenetics and medicine. Dr. Rouleau accepts the award today at a ceremony at the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City.
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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
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.
The Gamma Lambda Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity Presents:
The Jack Layton Winter Ball
An event honouring the legacy of our most prestigious almnus
March 2nd, 2013
6:00-7:00 PM Cocktail Hour
7:00-11:00 PM Formal Portion
Black Tie Optional
Centre Mont Royal
2200 Rue Mansfield
Montreal, QC H3A 3R8
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.
IHSP Seminar: Dr. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée – “Understanding the Role of Health Policy in Health Inequalities”
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 12:20pm-1:45pm in the Institute for Health and Social Policy seminar room Dr. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Departments of Sociology and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, at McGill University will present the seminar, “The myth of privatization for cost-saving: Putting choice and equity in the balance” as part of the Healthier Societies series