Dr. Bernard Robaire awarded the 2017 Gabriel L. Plaa Award of Distinction
Dr. Bernard Robaire, James McGill Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Therapeutics and of Obstetrics and Gynecology, awarded the 2017 Gabriel L. Plaa Award of Distinction by the Canadian Society of Toxicology.
A Canadian first at MUHC: major advance for patients with severe heart problems
For the first time in Canada, a patient with heart failure received a Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator that will allow him to safely undergo full-body MRI scans. The surgery was performed by a team led by Dr. Vidal Essebag at the MUHC.
Innovative anatomy lab erases divisions between disciplines
In 2014, Dr. Geoffroy Noël, Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology and Director of Division of Anatomical Sciences, set into motion an innovative teaching and learning laboratory class, giving students an effective way to review material and teach other students.
Dr. Larry Lands receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Respirology
Dr. Larry Lands, Professor of Pediatrics at McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, Director of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine & the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at the MUHC and a senior scientist at the RI-MUHC, is the 2017 recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award. Read More
7 ways to up your game in the health sciences “classroom”
The latest science behind the decisions we make as clinical and classroom teachers.
Cancer researchers overestimate reproducibility of preclinical studies
A recent study led by McGill University’s Jonathan Kimmelman suggests that scientists and trainees tend to overestimate the extent to which high-profile preclinical studies can be successfully replicated.
In a recent story posted on The Players’ Tribune, McGill Medical student Laurent Duvernay-Tardif provides a glimpse into his journey of simultaneously completing medical school while playing offensive line in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs.