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McGill at the Olympics

Tue, 2004-08-17 12:30

A 26-member contingent of current and former McGill University students will be taking part at the Summer Olympic Games in Athens.

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Contact: Earl Zukerman
Organization: Department of Athletics
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Office Phone: 514-398-7012
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MUHC warns renovations to Emergency Department of Montreal General Hospital may increase waiting times

Mon, 2004-08-23 11:30

Extensive renovations are underway to the Emergency Department at the Montreal General Hospital. These renovations are expected to take a year to complete and will result in a much-needed modernization of the ER.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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New HIV findings

Fri, 2004-08-27 12:00

Researchers show HIV patients may be infected with more than one type of HIV: HIV superinfection.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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CREPUQ's Projet TRAP wins two awards at 2004 CLA conference

Tue, 2004-08-31 12:00

At the 2004 annual conference of the Canadian Library Association, held in Victoria in June, Projet TRAP (Projet de traitement partagé – sharing cataloguing), initiated by the CREPUQ Working Group on Cataloguing, received two awards: the OCLC Canada/Canadian Library Association Award for Resource Sharing and the Canadian Association of College and University Libraries (CACUL) Innovation Achievement Award. The Working Group includes McGill cataloguing librarian Pat Riva.

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Contact: Onil Dupuis
Organization: CREPUQ
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Office Phone: 514-288-8524
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New gene identified in breast cancer

Mon, 2004-08-30 12:00

Researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and McMaster University have identified a new player in breast cancer.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Because playing is part of healing, the Montreal Children's Hospital inaugurates its newly renovated outside play area: Parc-en-ciel

Tue, 2004-08-31 12:00

The Montreal Children's Hospital (MCH) has reopened its outdoor play area after extensive renovations and refurbishing.

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Contact: Emmanuelle Rondeau
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation
Office Phone: 514-934-4846 ext. 236
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Study finds children don't lie under oath

Wed, 2004-09-08 12:00

McGill researcher Victoria Talwar, in conjunction with other university researchers, has discovered that children are likely to testify truthfully - even when parents put pressure on them to lie.

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HIV strands can re-infect those already afflicted

Wed, 2004-09-08 12:00

McGill researchers discover that HIV patients are not immune to attack by a different strand of the illness. Thus, they must take precautionary steps not to get a secondary infection, or superinfection.

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No link between MMR vaccination and autism - Study by international team to be published in the Lancet

Thu, 2004-09-09 19:30

Parents worried by the media coverage of a possible link between MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccination and autism can relax. A major new study has concluded MMR vaccination is not associated with increased risk of autism.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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Contemporary art museum under new leadership

Tue, 2004-09-14 12:00

Marc Mayer, BA'84, has been appointed director of the world-renowned Montreal Contemporary Art Museum. He hopes to revolutionize the way contemporary art is presented. His career has been a smorgasboard of art-related endeavours. He has been director of Toronto's Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, head of visual arts at the Canadian Embassy in Paris, and deputy art director at New York's Brooklyn Museum. Under his new position as director of the Montreal Contemporary Art Museum, he plans to make the museum one of the trendiest art venues in the world.

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