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McGill Expert: Critics use Canada to assail Obama's health plan

Thu, 2009-07-23 12:00

Opponents of U.S. President Barack Obama’s push for universal health care cite Canada’s waiting times and unavailable treatments.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Office Phone: (514) 398 - 6754
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First trip to moon recreated for Internet generation

Thu, 2009-07-16 12:00

A virtual reenactment of the Apollo 11 mission that put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon and brought them back safely launches today.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Quebec billionaire's ex loses common-law case

Thu, 2009-07-16 12:00

The former common-law spouse of a Quebec billionaire has lost her bid to have common-law couples treated the same as those who are legally married once the union splits up.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Study reveals major genetic differences between blood and tissue cells

Wed, 2009-07-15 09:15

Important questions raised about genetic research based only on blood samples; new treatment in vascular disease foreseen at the same time

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Contact: Laure-Elise Singer
Organization: Jewish General Hospital
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Office Phone: 514 340-8222 ext. 4120
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$14 million to train the next generation of biomedical researchers at McGill and the MUHC

Wed, 2009-07-15 09:15

The Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University have received a number of CIHR grants to support student recruitment and training.

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Contact: Rebecca Burns
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: (514) 843 1560
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Toward a better understanding of the brain

Fri, 2009-07-03 10:00

With The Brain@McGill, the University launches its knowledge into the public arena As the organ most central to our being, the brain and its functions have presented an inexhaustible series of challenges for scientists. Whether we are making decisions, enjoying music or enduring pain, the brain governs and influences most of our reactions.

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Contact: Julie C. Fortier
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McGill-Oxford join in neuroscience partnership

Fri, 2009-07-03 10:00

Two of the world’s leading centres in neuroscience, McGill University and the University of Oxford, have established an important partnership to broaden understanding of the human brain and take research to new heights.

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Contact: Douglas Sweet
Organization: Director, Media Relations
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Mobile Phone: (514) 294-7268
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McGill Expert: Poplars' seeds create mess

Tue, 2009-06-23 09:45

Cotton-covered seed pods from the Eastern cottonwood and a variety of poplar trees are responsible for the white blanket covering some city streets, especially tree-lined ones in Outremont, Mile End and Plateau Mont Royal.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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McGill conference examines impact of economic crisis on the hungry

Tue, 2009-06-23 09:00

UN report shows sharp increase in undernourished population as a result of worldwide downturn

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Contact: Douglas Sweet
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McGill Expert: Canadiens to return to Molson family

Mon, 2009-06-22 11:00

A deal to return the Montreal Canadiens to the Molson family may be worth at least $550 million -- the richest transaction in NHL history.

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