Faculty of Medicine

Solving medical “cold cases” through genetics

Published: 6Apr2017

Researchers have identified the genetic mutation responsible for one patient's serious health problems, finally solving a medical mystery that has endured for over 30 years. Thanks to this...

Improving memory with magnets

Published: 28Mar2017

The ability to remember sounds, and manipulate them in our minds, is incredibly important to our daily lives — without it we would not be able to understand a sentence, or do simple arithmetic. New...

Experts: Federal Budget 2017

Published: 20Mar2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the federal government's latest budget on March 22, 2017....

Long-term limitations imposed on patients with pulmonary embolism

Published: 20Mar2017

A multi-centre clinical study, led by Dr. Susan Kahn at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), determined that nearly half of the patients who suffer a pulmonary embolism (PE) – a blood clot in the...

Mouse Model Could Shed New Light on Immune System Response to Zika Virus

Published: 23Feb2017

A new mouse model with a working immune system could be used in laboratory research to improve understanding of Zika virus infection and aid development of new treatments, according to a study...

Ferring Canada Donates $2 Million to McGill University

Published: 1Sep2016

TORONTO – September 1, 2016 – Ferring Canada, a subsidiary of Ferring Pharmaceuticals, is proud to announce a $2 million donation to McGill University in Montreal, Canada that will be used to...

McGill University, in partnership with CBI-Concordia Physio Sport NDG, becomes FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence site

Published: 30Aug2016

During a ceremony held August 29, 2016 at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (SPOT), in partnership with CBI-Concordia Physio Sport NDG, was...

Experts: Yellow Fever Epidemic in Congo and Angola

Published: 23Aug2016

“The World Health Organization's (WHO) emergency committee on deadly yellow fever will meet on Aug. 31 to review outbreaks in Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola, a spokesman said on Tuesday,...

Pages