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.

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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.

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Joannie Rochette: From the ice to medical school

La Presse+ shares Joannie Rochette’s journey from medal-winning figure skater at the Vancouver Olympics to McGill medical student in this recent profile.

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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.

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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.

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Faculty of Medicine member named among world’s top young scientists

Stefanie Blain-Moraes, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy was among a trio of McGillians named 2017 Young Scientists by the World Economic Forum.

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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.

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Le Docteur

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.

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Scientists Dr. Martin Richer and Dr. Selena Sagan at McGill University shed new light on immune system response to Zika Virus. 

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The Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning is in its 10th year of enhancing the skills of health care professionals.

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