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"Marshalling remarkable strength and resilience, Claudia Di Iorio has put her life back together and today she is a second-year law student at McGill University who has run two half-marathons since her rehabilitation and recovery." Read more: Montreal Gazette
The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital is launching a new specialized centre for autism research, thanks to a major donation from the Azrieli Foundation. The $16-million donation will allow the Neuro to open up new and innovative avenues of autism research until now funded, said the institute's director, Dr. Guy Rouleau. Read more: CBC News
Transformative donation of $16 million establishes new autism research centre at the Montreal Neurological Institute
The Azrieli Centre for Autism Research will foster innovations in therapy and a better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
A new research centre in Montreal will help lift the shroud of mystery surrounding autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and lead to the development of better diagnostic tools and more effective therapies for people with autism....
“Winning never gets old,” manager Jason Starr said following the Redmen’s championship victory on Sunday evening.
Read more: Montreal Gazette
Interview with Professor Schwarcz on why some people are allergic to so much. Watch here: CTV News
McGill business professor Karl Moore discusses the recent deal between Bombardier and Airbus. Read more: Global News
"It's just such a cool discovery with such beautiful, early data that we can start to really piece out the differences between models," said Daryl Haggard, an astrophysicist at McGill University who has been using the orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory to study the event....
This week's tip is from Krzysztof Pelc, associate professor of political science at McGill University....
The brain's prefrontal cortex, which controls decision-making and risk-taking, continues to develop into early adulthood, said Cecilia Flores, a McGill psychiatry professor who studies teenage brains. Read more: CBC News
Some critics have questioned the program, saying government shouldn't pick winners and losers, while questioning how a supercluster – which must be administered by a non-profit body – is supposed to function. "Poorly done, this will be simply another regional economic subsidy," warned Richard Gold, director of McGill University s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy....
McGill University plans to award honorary doctorates to two women at its fall convocation; Dr. Heather Munroe-Blum, former principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University and Heather Reisman, founder of Indigo books. Read more: Montreal Gazette
"Quebec has had to fight to preserve French despite the very strong pressures of English," said Chantal Bouchard, a sociolinguist at McGill University in Montreal, who has described anglicisms in Quebec as an obsession. "We're hypersensitive about it."...
A night dedicated to the memory of those lost to brain cancer and in honour of those still fighting the disease will raise money for research that will lead to better treatments....
Op-ed by Robert Whitley, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
"The notion that people with mental illness can act as community educators is a radical but relatively novel idea." Read more: Huffington Post
McGill Provost Christopher Manfredi sits down with Karl Moore for CJADs CEO Series. Listen here: CJAD800