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When children see war as better than peace

Published: 11Apr2017

For most people, the end of a war offers relief, hope, and an end to violence. This may not be the case for children born of wartime rape, however, who often endure continued brutality in the post...

Marijuana researcher hopes legalization will open door to more study

Published: 10Apr2017

Very little is known about the long-term health effects of cannabis, says McGill University scientist Mark Ware. He’s determined to find out more as the clock ticks down to legalization. He has...

Dr. Carlos Telleria receiving a grant from the U.S. Rivkin Center

Published: 10Apr2017

Congratulations to Carlos Telleria, on his grant from the U.S. Rivkin Center, a partner of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, internationally recognized for its pioneering research.  The...

Dr. Carolyn Baglole receiving a grant from the Boehringer Ingelheim Innovation

Published: 10Apr2017

Congratulations to Dr. Carolyn Baglole – featured in this week’s McGill Reporter as one of three Canadians receiving a grant from the Boehringer Ingelheim Innovation in Understanding Interstitial...

McGill researcher solves case of 'mystery boy' whose illness eluded doctors for decades

Published: 7Apr2017

Dr. Donald Vinh was able to help patient Steven Francis figure out what has been making him sick for 35 years.  Read more: CBC News

America Should Never Be ‘Great Again’

Published: 6Apr2017

President Donald Trump is different. Unlike any of his forty-four predecessors, he does not even pretend to care about constitutional rules or official protocols. He has no need for facts or norms....

Solving medical “cold cases” through genetics

Published: 6Apr2017

Researchers have identified the genetic mutation responsible for one patient's serious health problems, finally solving a medical mystery that has endured for over 30 years. Thanks to this...

Students receive $50K from Ottawa for innovative urban green housing design

Published: 6Apr2017

Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna announced a $50,000 grant from Natural Resources Canada’s Program for Energy Research and Development (PERD) to...

Ottawa’s pot advisor warns more info needed before legalization

Published: 5Apr2017

Research and education needs to be provided, Dr. Mark Ware, a professor in family medicine and anesthesia at McGill University, told a drug policy conference in Ottawa.  Read more: The Toronto Star

The U.S. cannot be run like a business

Published: 4Apr2017

The relationship between business and government, a separation of powers no less vital than that within government itself, has become so confounded that it threatens American democracy itself. When...

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