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Canadian Genomics Cloud launched to provide widespread access to genomics infrastructure for Canada

Published: 14Feb2018

A national consortium of industry and academic collaborators announced today the launch of the Canadian Genomics Cloud (genomicscloud.ca), an integrated software platform to manage, analyze, and...

Unusual lung structures may raise risk of pulmonary disease

Published: 6Feb2018

The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some of those variations are associated with a greater risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study led by...

We’re not addicted to smartphones, we’re addicted to social interaction

Published: 6Feb2018

We all know people who, seemingly incapable of living without the bright screen of their phone for more than a few minutes, are constantly texting and checking out what friends are up to on social...

Global project to reduce health inequalities in cities around the world

Published: 6Feb2018

A major new research partnership has been launched to explore ways of reducing health inequalities in cities around the world.  

How viruses disarm the immune system

Published: 5Feb2018

How do viruses that cause chronic infections, such as HIV or hepatitis C virus, manage to outsmart their hosts’ immune systems?...

McGill benefactor Richard Tomlinson made history

Published: 3Feb2018

Dr. Richard Tomlinson made philanthropic history for Canadian universities in 2000 when he donated $64 million to McGill. At the time, it was the largest gift ever made in support of higher...

McGill University recognized as one of Montreal's Top Employers for 2018

Published: 1Feb2018

First published in 2006, Montréal's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by  the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers in Greater...

McGill research team studies how calcium compounds accumulate in the arteries

Published: 31Jan2018

Team leader Marta Cerruti, using the tools of the Canadian Light Source, has examined the mineralized arteries of genetically modified laboratory mice and found that the pathway in the body that...

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