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Top 8 Academic All-Canadian commendation

Two student-athletes from McGill University were among the CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadians honoured by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada -- and former principal at McGill -- at Rideau Hall in the nation's capital, Monday.
Tue, 2014-11-18 13:27

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McGill joins movement to create momentum for Montreal

Two great projects presented to "Je vois MTL"
Fri, 2014-11-14 12:45

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Contact: Carole Graveline
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Office Phone: 514 398-1385
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Total recall: the science behind it

Study identifies new player in brain function and memory
Fri, 2014-11-14 11:09

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
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Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
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Mars, too, has macroweather

But weather forecasting on the Red Planet is likely to be even trickier than on Earth
Thu, 2014-11-13 09:53

Weather, which changes day-to-day due to constant fluctuations in the atmosphere, and climate, which varies over decades, are familiar. More recently, a third regime, called “macroweather,” has been used to describe the relatively stable regime between weather and climate.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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Oral cancer-causing HPV transmission

McGill study helps identify those most at risk for oral human papillomavirus (HPV)
Wed, 2014-11-12 10:14

Oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infections were more common among men who had female partners with oral and/or genital HPV infection, suggesting that the transmission of HPV occurs via oral-oral and oral-genital routes, according to a McGill University study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Canadian Government supports CEIM’s Innovation Project

New partnership with the Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal to help incubate and grow McGill-based start-ups
Mon, 2014-11-10 14:06

The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture) was at Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal this morning to announce a funding contribution of up to $ 6.2 million over the next five years to support the launch of CEIM’s Québec Innovation project.

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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So, you think you can clap to the beat?

Why beat deaf individuals are unable to keep a beat or tap along with music
Mon, 2014-11-10 09:46

 Bobbing your head, tapping your heel, or clapping along with the music is a natural response for most people, but what about those who can’t keep a beat?

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Office Phone: 514 398-6754
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McGill's Lasko, Meaney among Prix du Québec winners

Tue, 2014-11-04 10:30

Two renowned McGill University researchers are among the 14 winners of the 2014 Prix du Québec. Professor Michael Meaney, acclaimed for his achievements in the biology of child development, will be awarded the Wilder-Penfield prize. Professor Paul Lasko, a celebrated developmental biologist, will receive the Armand-Frappier award. The Prix du Québec is considered the most prestigious award attributed by the Government of Québec in cultural and scientific fields.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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McGill tops Maclean’s university ranking

Ranked first for tenth consecutive year among medical-doctoral universities in 2015 Maclean's University Rankings
Wed, 2014-10-29 16:58

For the tenth year in a row, Maclean’s has ranked McGill University as the top university in Canada among institutions offering medical-doctoral programs.

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Light shed on genetic architecture of kidney cancer

Research reveals link between renal cell carcinoma and exposure to aristolochic acid
Wed, 2014-10-29 09:53

A new study on a large cohort of kidney cancer patients in Europe sheds light on the genetic architecture of the disease -- and reveals an apparent link between exposure to aristolochic acid and incidence of kidney cancer, particularly in Romania.

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Contact: Prof. Yasser Riazalhosseini
Organization: McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre
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