Raminder Gill, PhD student in Anne McKinney's lab, has received a McGill MedStar Award in recognition of the excellent research in her publication entitled "Blocking brain-derived neurotrophic factor inhibits injury-induced hyperexcitability of hippocampal CA3 neuron". PubMed entry
Michael Accardi, PhD student in Derek Bowie's lab, has received a McGill MedStar Award in recognition of the excellent research in his publication entitled "Mitochondrial reactive oxygen species regulate the strength of inhibitory GABA-mediated synaptic transmission". PubMed entry
Pharmacology undergraduate students at their convocation, June 4.
At a ceremony on May 9th, Stephanie Kelly and Mohamad Habbal were congratulated by Terry Hebert for winning, respectively, the 2014 Merck Canada Inc. Award (Formerly Charles E. Frosst Medical Prize) and Mark Nickerson Prize for Unit 8 Medical students.
Also celebrated were Dan Bernard for his promotion to full professor, Jean-Francois Trempe for being awarded a Canada Research Chair and Derek Bowie for being appointed director of GEPROM.