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March of Dimes Canada is giv­ing away cus­tomized tablets to help peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties who live in Montreal

March of Dimes Canada will help Mon­treal res­i­dents this fall with phys­i­cal dis­abil­i­ties to enhance their com­mu­nity access and par­tic­i­pa­tion through the Assis­tive Mobile Tech­nol­ogy Ini­tia­tive, by pro­vid­ing cus­tomized tablet pack­ages (a tablet, a sty­lus and a cover/​case), for up to 8 res­i­dents. The tablet prize pack­age will also include a pre-​paid credit card to purchase/​install appro­pri­ate apps to meet their needs, for a total value of up to $1,875.

Published: 15Sep2016

McGill Symposium in Women's Health (Sept. 16)

Each year, the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at McGill organize a symposium to review new studies and practices in order to help practicing gynecologists, family physicians, residents, fellows and allied health professionals with interest in Women’s Health. (Website)

Published: 13Sep2016

Medication against schizophrenia inhibits pancreatic cancer

A receptor for the dopamine neurotransmitter promotes growth and spread of pancreatic cancer -- and schizophrenia drugs, which block the function of this receptor, slowed tumor growth and metastatic spread in mice, according to researchers at McGill University and the German Cancer Research Center.

Published: 7Sep2016

Aerosol emissions in East Asia driven by consumption in developed countries

Much of the influence on climate from air pollution in East Asia is driven by consumption in the developed countries of Western Europe and North America, according to research co-led by McGill University atmospheric scientist Yi Huang.

In a paper published online this week in Nature Geoscience, Huang and colleagues from China, the U.S. and U.K. report that international trade shifts the climate impacts of aerosols -- solid or liquid particles suspended in air -- from net consuming countries to net producing countries.

Published: 6Sep2016

Ferring Canada Donates $2 Million to McGill University

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 create fellowships in health and health leadership, and to finance environmental research in the Canadian Arctic.

Published: 1Sep2016

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

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 officially recognized as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence. Joining the University of British Columbia as one of only two such sites accredited by FIFA in Canada, the primary focus of the Centre will be to educate the soccer community about different aspects of athletic performance from training principles, to nutrition and sport specific skills. 

Published: 30Aug2016

ALS Quebec: Cal­en­dar of con­fer­ences and activ­i­ties for Sep­tem­ber 2016

For more information about the activities and conferences presented by the ALS Society of Quebec for September 2016, we invite you to visit their website at: http://lnk02.com/v/49/c3b32db74dbcb8dd3e48e665f56c566bb1e687b4a5a8af1f

Published: 25Aug2016

Simulated patient study sheds new light on antibiotic use in India

McGill Newsroom

As a result of the overuse or misuse of antibiotics, antimicrobial resistant superbugs represent an extraordinary threat to global health. This threat is particularly great in India, the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics and the country facing the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB) in the world.

Published: 25Aug2016