In his public lecture Dr. Brian Ward explains how new immunologic ideas are helping address HIV, tuberculosis, avian flu and the "second coming" of SARS.
Michael Goldbloom, well-known newspaper publisher, lawyer and community leader, has been named to head McGill University's government relations and inter-institutional affairs office, effective January 3, 2007.
In the first detailed study of the practice, McGill researchers have found that smoking and non-smoking teenage girls gain weight at exactly the same rate. Dr. Louise Pilote headed the study, whose findings were presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in Vancouver.
The November issue of Discover magazine includes a story on how "the new science of epigenetics rewrites the rules of disease, heredity and identity." McGill's Moshe Szyf, featured prominently in the article, is a pioneer in linking epigenetic changes to the development of disease.
The challenge for McGill is to keep its present as impressive as its past. Global competition and the battle for funding make that a tough bid, but as Ingrid Peritz reports, the university is finding ways to stay ahead.
Governor General, hockey legend and literary champion to be honoured at fall convocation.
A new study by scientists at the MUHC has revealed that a diet low in folate may increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
Again this year, McGill earns first place among medical-doctoral universities.
Joins with John Abbott College to unveil permanent memorial
Biomedical researchers receive funding from Howard Hughes Medical Institute.