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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Published: 16Jan2017

Many advances in treatment have been made, but a cure is still desperately needed and that’s the focus this month — Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Dr. Serge Gauthier, a world-renowned researcher and...

McGill performance taps the music of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published: 16Jan2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. may be best known for his message, but it's his music that helped make a disciple of McGill University professor and Grammy-nominated musician John Hollenbeck. Hollenbeck,...

Making Canada's economy great again won’t be easy under Trump

Published: 13Jan2017

“You can’t plug Donald Trump into your forecasts, but you can plug in a bunch of things as risks,” said Chris Ragan, associate economics professor at McGill University in Montreal and former...

Report spurs call to study marijuana’s potential in opioid-crisis fight

Published: 13Jan2017

Mark Ware, a McGill pain researcher and vice-chair of Canada’s recent federal panel on marijuana legalization, said one of the biggest takeaways from the new report, which he reviewed before...

Designing life: The brave new world of gene editing

Published: 11Jan2017

A distinguished panel of experts gathered at Montreal's McGill University this past spring to discuss this development in gene editing....

Kushner crowned as Washington’s most powerful political millennial

Published: 11Jan2017

“It will be interesting to see where they get accepted and where they get rejected,” said Gil Troy, an American presidential historian and professor at McGill University. “They’re the ones more...

Separated Fathers: Breaking the Isolation

Published: 11Jan2017

Around 40% of heterosexual marriage in Canada ends in divorce, and 70% of breakups are initiated by the woman. Robert Whitley, professor in social psychiatry at McGill University, directed a short...

Expert: “Intelligence report claims Russia has compromising information on Trump”

Published: 11Jan2017

"The chiefs of America’s intelligence agencies last week presented President Obama and President-elect Donald J. Trump with a summary of unsubstantiated reports that Russia had collected...

A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

Published: 11Jan2017

A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of 15% of adult cancers of the throat...

HEADS UP On The Concussion Issue to raise awareness of head injury

Published: 11Jan2017

An all-star lineup of experts in the fields of sports and neurology will share a stage on Jan. 27 to discuss concussions, a serious injury that has only recently been getting the attention it...

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