Deep learning transforming neuroscience research
In an article published in Nature on Feb. 15, 2017, researchers, including principal investigators from the Montreal Neurological Institute’s McConnell Brain Imaging Centre (BIC), used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to predict the development of autism in babies.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the federal government's latest budget on March 22, 2017.
Richard Gold, Faculty of Law, McGill University
His area of expertise is innovation policy, the clusters the government is announcing, and other programs they may mention to bolster how Canadian firms can become world players. He teaches in the area of intellectual property, international intellectual property, comparative intellectual property, innovation policy and intellectual property management.
Update, March 20 3:20pm: The problems with off-campus EZproxy and Interlibrary loan access has been resolved.
We are currently experiencing difficulties with off-campus EZproxy and Interlibrary loan access due to network issues on campus. McGill IT is working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible and will provide an update in this space as soon as it becomes available.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Henok Ayele, PhD
Community acquired pneumonia incidence before and after proton pump inhibitor prescription: population based study
Searching Biomedical Information - Approaches and Challenges
A multi-centre clinical study, led by Dr. Susan Kahn at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH), determined that nearly half of the patients who suffer a pulmonary embolism (PE) – a blood clot in the lung – experience long term limitations to their capacity for physical activity and that this had a negative impact on their quality of life. This research, published in Chest, is the first to demonstrate that PE may have a lasting effect on patients.
We should never forget how much prices matter. Most of us like saving money, and so we seek out the lowest-cost options, whether we’re shopping for food or clothing, or making a new product or offering a new service. With carbon pricing, we will seek out new ways to do things, new ways to save money – and it will help even more if our governments send some of the money back to us.
Op-ed co-written by Christopher Ragan, associate professor of economics at McGill University and the chairman of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission.
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars: Anatomical and functional predispositions to chronic pain and placebo response, Dr. Étienne Vachon-Presseau
The Power of Life Stories: Situating the Narratives of Migrants and Refugees within the Context of the Law
The Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law welcomes Professor Sonia Cancian for a talk on migration.
Jeudis d'histoire 2017: Christine Elie, "We are the YCL: Youth and the Popular Front confront Montreal's Great Depression"
Sponsored by Le Groupe d'histoire de Montreal (The Montreal History Group)
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