WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 12 TH , 2014 AT 12:00 PM
**Dr. Jean-Philippe Pelletier, Intervention cardiaque.
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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 22 ND , 2014 AT 12:00 PM
**Dr. Tomy Hadjis, Cas complexes de gériatrie et les NOACs
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The Faculty of Science extends congratulations to alumnus John O'Keefe who was named co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his contribution to the discovery of cells that constitute the brain’s ‘inner GPS,’ which makes it possible to orient ourselves in space. Dr. O’Keefe worked under the supervision of Professor Ron Melzack (Department of Psychology) and received his PhD from McGill in 1967. READ MORE
Dr. Stephen Friend will deliver the 2014 Wilder Penfield Lecture entitled “Exploring multidimensional clinical space” at 4:00 pm on November 28, 2014 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), McGill University. A reception will follow. Dr. Friend is the President, of Sage Bionetworks in Seattle, USA.
The Penfield Lecture was inaugurated in 1985 to honour Wilder Penfield, pioneering neurosurgeon and founder of the MNI.
For more information and to register: www.neuroevents.mcgill.ca
Sir Marc Feldmann, 2014 Canada Gairdner International Laureate, Head of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, UK, will deliver his lecture, ANTI-TNF THERAPY: Discovery, present status and what might the future hold? as part of the 2014 Gairdner National Program. Sir Marc Feldmann is being recognized "For the discovery of anti-TNF therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases".
A new partnership between the CSSS des Premières Nations du Québec et Labrador, Native friendship centres and Quebec medical schools is allowing medical students from McGill and Université de Montréal to live and work in Native communities across the province for four week periods. The students are there to gain an enhanced understanding of aboriginal culture as it relates to medical practice.
McGill medical student Harrison Saulnier treating a young patient. Photo credit: L'Écho Abitibien
Lynne McVey, Executive Director of the Douglas Institute, and Charles-Edouard Carrier, Co-Director of the RUIS McGill Great North Mental Health Program, visited Kuujjuaq on June 17 and 18 to meet with their Nunavik mental health partners. The visit coincided with the 20th annual meeting of the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services (RRSSSN), which they also attended.
Don't forget to join us October 6 and 7 for the 2014 Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium "ARE WE ALONE?"