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Four new Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Two other chairs renewed for McGill researchers
Thu, 2015-04-09 11:49

Four new Canada Research Chairs have been awarded to McGill University researchers and two others have been renewed, representing a total of $6.6 million in funding over the next five to seven years for research in a range of fields related to health, medicine and engineering.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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Skin cells for research into Parkinson's

A patient’s very own skin cells may hold the key to new treatments and even cures for devastating neurological diseases.
Thu, 2015-04-02 15:25

Millions of Canadians are affected by diseases of the brain such as ALS, Parkinson’s and brain tumours, for which there are limited treatments and no cures. By 2020, neurological conditions will become the leading cause of death and disability.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: Neuro
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Office Phone: (514) 398-3376

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Contact: Samuel Auger
Organization: Relations médias, Université Laval
Office Phone: 418 656-3952
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Closing in on repairing damaged nerve cells

The researchers discover a new kind of synergy in the development of the nervous system
Wed, 2015-04-01 10:43

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Dr. Shariff, Quebec human rights commission denounce public misogyny

Tue, 2015-03-31 15:10

Dr. Shaheen Shariff, associate professor with the Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Director of McGill’s Define the Line research program, spoke to the Montreal's Gazette about misogyny in the public domain.

Source Site: /education