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On the cover: Biomaterial breakthrough

Research led by Dr Hossein Heris of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr Jamal Daoud of the Department of Biomedical Engineering is featured on the cover of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. Their article describes the successful adhesion of human fibroblast cells to a scaffold biomaterial composed of hyaluronic acid and gelatin composite microgels.

Published: 27Jan2016

SPOT Faculty Lecturer Claudia Brown honored with the Prix d’excellence physiothérapeute 2015

SPOT Faculty Lecturer Claudia Brown was honored with the Prix d’excellence physiothérapeute 2015 at the annual gathering of the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec. This award formally honors a physiotherapist for the amplitude of their contributions to the advancement of the profession.    

Published: 20Jan2016

Living Lab MALL project by Dr. Eva Kehayia, Dr. Philippe Archambault, and Dr. Bonnie Swayne

SPOT’s Dr. Eva Kehayia and Dr. Philippe Archambault, as well as Alumna Dr. Bonnie Swayne are featured a video about the Living Lab MALL project, taking place in Montreal’s Alexis Nihon Plaza. To see the video, follow this link: http://crir-livinglabvivant.com/index.html

Published: 20Jan2016

McGill’s annual Homecoming

McGill’s annual Homecoming was a resounding success at the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy. Representatives of the Class of 1965 right through to the Class of 1990 gathered to reminisce. The Alumni Award of Merit was presented to Dr. Sharon Wood-Dauphinee, and we had four student award winners also to celebrate. For more photos please visit https://www.mcgill.ca/spot/alumni-0/photogallery/homecoming-2015

Published: 20Jan2016

Dr. Patrice (Tamar) Weiss became SPOT’s 6th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lecturer

Dr. Patrice (Tamar) Weiss became SPOT’s 6th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lecturer with her talk entitled “Rehabilitation Technologies: Thrive or Dive”. Over 100 attendees were entertained and challenged by Dr. Weiss’ discourse on disruptive technologies. For upcoming SPOT events please visit https://www.mcgill.ca/spot/alumni-0 . For more information on the Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship, please visit https://www.mcgill.ca/spot/alumni-0/eamlectureseries

Published: 20Jan2016

Book review

Monkeys, Myths, and Molecules, Separating fact from fiction, and the science of everyday life

 

See PDF attachments for further information

 

Published: 4Jan2016

Dorothy J Killam Lecture

7Jun201616:00
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17:30
McIntyre Medical Building R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

Professor Churchland will deliver the Dorothy J. Killam lecture entitled " The impact of social neuroscience on moral philosophy " on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 4:00 pm. The lecture will take place in the R.

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