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McGill researchers to receive more than $3 million in NSERC grants

Thu, 2011-01-20 15:00

Projects to address a broad range of areas, including solar energy, laser technology, IT efficiency, and healthy environment and ecosystems

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McGill, University of Hong Kong forge partnership in cutting-edge medical research

Mon, 2011-01-17 16:30

Better understanding of genomics will create new opportunities for personalized medicine

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Research shows single-patient rooms reduce hospital infections in ICU

Tue, 2011-01-11 12:00

A research team from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University has demonstrated that private rooms in Intensive Care Unit play a key role in reducing hospital infections like C-difficile. The study, published Jan. 10, 2011 in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, also suggests that length of stay would be shorter and could lead to cost savings to the healthcare system.

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Contact: Allison Flynn
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Office Phone: 514 398-7698
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Musical chills: why they give us thrills

Mon, 2011-01-10 09:30

Scientists have found that the pleasurable experience of listening to music releases dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain important for more tangible pleasures associated with rewards such as food, drugs and sex.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Green Chemistry breakthrough named one of top discoveries of 2010

Fri, 2011-01-07 12:00

Green Chemistry breakthrough named one of top discoveries of 2010. Inclusion on prestigious ranking published annually by Quebec Science cements McGill as leader in the field

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Contact: Pascal Zamprelli
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Announcement of an agreement between UQAC and McGill University regarding the implementation of physiotherapeutic training in Saguenay

Wed, 2010-12-15 12:00

The Université du Québec à Chicoutimi and McGill University are pleased to announce the signing today of a memorandum of understanding allowing the implementation of physiotherapeutic training in Saguenay Lac Saint-Jean.

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Contact: Pascal Zamprelli
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‘You’ and Bieber top Xmas Tweet wishlists, but the hippo is closing in

Tue, 2010-12-14 12:00

McGill Professor gets insight into human behaviour by mining info from online social networks

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Contact: Tamarah Feder
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Lotteries encourage parents to give responsibly this holiday season McGill Centre teams up with the NCPG and industry partners to send responsible gaming message

Thu, 2010-12-09 12:00

The annual Holiday Campaign, through the collaborative partnership of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University and the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) highlights the risks of giving lottery tickets and scratch cards as holiday gifts to minors.

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Contact: Megan Larsen, Program Manager
Organization: National Council on Problem Gambling
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Office Phone: (202) 547-9204
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Major partnership establishes professorship in prevention of dementia and Alzheimer’s

Tue, 2010-12-07 08:30

Dr. John C.S. Breitner, renowned researcher and psychiatrist, to take lead on early intervention research

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Contact: Stéphane Dion
Organization: NATIONAL Public Relations
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Office Phone: 418-648-1233 ext. 235
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McGill researchers prolong worms’ life with banned herbicide

Tue, 2010-12-07 17:00

Findings challenge theory about the role free radicals play in aging

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Contact: Tamarah Feder
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