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Moments to remember

Wed, 2001-05-16 (All day)

Nearly 5,000 students are set to graduate from McGill this spring during 10 on-campus ceremonies. What's more, McGill will pay homage to community leaders at its convocations by conferring honorary degrees on 13 individuals: from pharmaceutical titan Jean Coutu to Concordia Rector Frederick Lowy.

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The future of social democracy

Wed, 2001-05-16 (All day)

"From the start, the whole point of social democracy is to assert the primacy of politics over economics" says former NDP leader Ed Broadbent, who is co-chair with Desmond Morton, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, of the conference on: The Future of Social Democracy.

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The quality and performance of Quebec’s universities is threatened

Tue, 2010-09-07 10:00

McGill seeks a major reinvestment in higher education and a more modern approach to relations between government and universities.

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Researchers Identify Protein that Fights West Nile Virus

Sun, 2010-09-05 13:00

Yale and McGill University scientists have identified a protein that is critical in fighting mosquito-borne West Nile Virus in mice. This finding could have therapeutic implications for controlling the potentially deadly virus in humans. The study appears in the Advance Online Publication of Nature Immunology.

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Contact: Helen Dodson
Organization: Yale University
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Office Phone: 203-436-3984
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New study investigates use of soy-rich diet for preventing chronic pain after breast cancer surgery

Wed, 2010-09-01 17:30

A breakthrough study focusing on the benefits of soy in the prevention of chronic pain after breast cancer surgery has been launched by researchers at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University.

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: Communications Coordinator (Research), MUHC
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 71381
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Research demonstrates benefits of medical cannabis as a treatment for chronic pain

Mon, 2010-08-30 10:15

A new study by McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University researchers provides evidence that cannabis may offer relief to patients suffering from chronic neuropathic pain.

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Contact: Julie Robert
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Trans-Atlantic agreement a boost to neuroscience research

Mon, 2010-05-10 11:30

Imperial College London and McGill University to expand scientific collaboration

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
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Waterpipes: A new pastime for the young

Mon, 2010-05-10 12:15

Hookah or shisha use on rise yet contains nicotine, carbon monoxide and carcinogens

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Contact: Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins
Organization: Université de Montréal
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Office Phone: 514-343-7593
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How the Mouse Grimace Scale will help us cope with pain

Sun, 2010-05-09 13:15

Research will improve conditions for lab animals, lead to better treatments for humans

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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MUHC/McGill Ocular Pathology Laboratory celebrates a decade of progress

Thu, 2010-05-06 10:00

The Burnier International Ocular Pathology Society is holding a Scientific Colloquium in Montreal today to mark the tenth anniversary of the McGill University Health Centre's Henry C. Witelson Ocular Pathology Laboratory

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
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