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MUHC researchers link rare form of anemia to epoetin use

Thu, 2004-09-30 12:00

Independent research teams based at Northwestern University in the U.S. and at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Canada are reporting similar findings about a rare and potentially life-threatening form of anemia known as antibody-associated pure red-cell aplasia (PRCA).

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Contact: Elizabeth Crown
Organization: Northwestern University
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Office Phone: 312-503-8928
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Two lectures on religion and society

Fri, 2004-10-01 10:30

"Newman and Ex Corde Ecclesiae: The Church & the University," by Ian Ker, Oxford University, and the inaugural Claude Ryan Lecture in Catholic Social Thought: "Secularity & the Anthropological Problem," by F. Russell Hittinger.

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A second crop of Sauvé Scholars

Wed, 2004-10-06 10:00

For the second year in a row, scholars from around the world, all with communications backgrounds, are coming to McGill for nine months to enlarge their understanding of the world and work on effecting positive change.

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Medical genetics research group receives funding boost

Fri, 2004-10-01 12:00

Funding for the CIHR Group in Medical Genetics was recently renewed for another five years, starting today.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdas
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 34320
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Old virus, new use

Fri, 2004-10-01 09:00

Grant McFadden, BSc'70, PhD'75, and Alexandra Lucas, BSc'75, are a husband-and-wife research team seeking to develop an anti-inflammation drug by using a virus once employed to kill rabbits.

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McGill University names new Trenholme Director of Libraries

Mon, 2004-10-04 16:00

Janine Schmidt has been appointed as Trenholme Director of Libraries. Her term in office will begin on February 1, 2005.

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Working to give city planners food for thought

Fri, 2004-10-08 10:00

McGill's Minimum Cost Housing Group, along with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), will embark on a project to demonstrate the value of urban agriculture, arguing it should be a permanent feature in city planning and urban design.

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News from the Dean of Science

Thu, 2004-10-07 12:00

Faculty accolades, student accomplishments, and notable alumni.

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Granny Group supports grandmothers looking after children orphaned by AIDS pandemic

Fri, 2004-10-08 12:00

Rose Letwaba, co-founder of the Granny Group of Alexandra, South Africa, speaks at the Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: Public Relations and Communications, Montreal Children's Hospital
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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Montreal Children's Hospital Symposium on Psychiatric Breakthroughs

Fri, 2004-10-08 12:00

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: Public Relations and Communications, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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