Re-programming innate immune cells to fight tuberculosis

A Montreal team of researchers may have discovered a new weapon to combat tuberculosis, a disease which claims 1.5 million lives worldwide each year. The team is re-programing immune cells to kill TB.

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CLIC and Hakim Family Innovation Prize

The McGill Clinical Innovation Competition (CLIC) and the Dr. Ray Hakim Family Prize for Clinical Innovation in Health Care recognize McGill Faculty members, including learners and graduates, who conceive and develop novel ideas that aim to improve health care.

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Sugar cravings may be due to dopamine dysfunction

Recent research led by the Ludmer Centre at McGill has shown that altered dopamine signaling may increase a preference for more palatable high-sugar foods leading to a risk for obesity among children born at low birth weights.

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Dr. Barry Pless among McGillians honoured by G-G

Professor emeritus Barry Pless was promoted to Officer of the Order of Canada, one of 11 McGill professors and graduates to make the prestigious list of 125 new appointments announced by Governor General Julie Payette over the holidays.

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Quebec Science ‘discoveries of the year’ for 2017

Quebec Science magazine recently unveiled its top 10 ‘discoveries of the year’ for 2017 and McGill researchers were involved in three of them.

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The geneticist and the grocer

Dr. Charles Scriver and Arnold Steinberg first came together to fight the high rate of rickets among poor Montreal children by getting vitamin D added to bottled milk, starting a life-long bond.

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What happens in the womb matters to your child’s mental health

Researchers at the Ludmer Centre have created the first screening tool to link adverse conditions in the prenatal period to a wide range of mental health problems in childhood. 

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Teaching the teachers

The McGill Faculty Development Office, in collaboration with SCSIL, recently held practical simulation-based workshops to support faculty members in the development and integration of simulation-based educational activities into their curriculum.

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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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