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Dr. Morag Park Wins Prestigious Award

Published: 9Mar2017

Dr Morag Park, an associate member and research director for two of our PhD candidates in the department of Pathology, is the recipient of the Canadian Cancer Society 2017 Robert L. Noble Prize, as...

Why guillemot chicks leap from the nest before they can fly

Published: 9Mar2017

Before they have the wing span to actually permit them to fly, young guillemots (also known as murres) leap hundreds of metres off towering cliffs and flutter down towards the sea, guided by their...

Molecule shown to repair damaged axons

Published: 8Mar2017

A foray into plant biology led one researcher to discover that a natural molecule can repair axons, the thread-like projections that carry electrical signals between cells. Axonal damage is the...

McGill ranked world’s 3rd best university for study of Anatomy & Physiology

Published: 7Mar2017

McGill University is the world’s third-best university for the study of Anatomy & Physiology, behind only the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, according to the 2017 QS World University...

Ottawa to provide $70 M to McGill for research-facility upgrades, energy-saving renovations

Published: 2Mar2017

The Government of Canada announced today in Montreal that McGill University and two of its affiliated hospitals will receive $70.7 million through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic...

Access to cutting-edge research equipment, laboratories and tools

Published: 28Feb2017

At the University of New Brunswick this morning, The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced $51,968,051 for 223 projects at 39 universities across the country, including over $4.5...

Woodstoves are good for the soul, bad for the heart

Published: 27Feb2017

The risk of acute myocardial infarction for the elderly living in and around small cities is increased by air pollution caused by biomass burning from woodstoves.  ...

Mouse Model Could Shed New Light on Immune System Response to Zika Virus

Published: 23Feb2017

A new mouse model with a working immune system could be used in laboratory research to improve understanding of Zika virus infection and aid development of new treatments, according to a study...

Dr. Ronald Lafrenière appointed Managing Director of McGill’s CFREF Program, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives

Published: 20Feb2017

In September 2016, the federal government made an unparalleled investment in research and innovation, announcing $84 million in funding over seven years for McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy...

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