A research team at the Montreal Children’s Hospital from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), is designing a vaccine that could teach the immune system to tolerate allergens, preventing allergies from developing entirely.
Billy Wisse, BA’84, MA’94, is the man with all the answers. This McGill alumnus and Montreal native has spent a quarter-century living his dream as a researcher and writer for the hugely popular game show, Jeopardy!, alongside fellow Canadian Alex Trebek. Find out how he fared when quizzed about his beloved alma mater.
A paper co-authored by David Rothwell of McGill’s School of Social Work has revealed that despite a rise in Canadians’ incomes, their wealth is decreasing. Nearly half of Canadian households don’t have enough financial assets to cover basic needs and 22% of Canadian children grow up in families that struggle financially from month to month.