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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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Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
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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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Cedars CanSupport / Faire Face

Fri, 2004-09-10 12:00

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) - Annual Public Lecture

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McGill researcher shows MMR vaccine scare unfounded

Fri, 2004-09-17 12:00

Dr. Eric Fombonne, Director of Psychiatry at the Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, says worries over a possible causality between the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine and autism are unfounded.

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McGill celebrates a century of music

Thu, 2004-09-16 12:00

It's been a hundred years since the McGill Conservatorium of Music was established, and over the years McGill's Faculty of Music has moved to the forefront of education in Canada.

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Courageous kids: A day in the life of the Children's OR

Thu, 2004-09-16 12:00

Global Television takes you inside the Montreal Children's Hospital operating room with a documentary featuring five incredible children dealing with life-threatening health problems.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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A different kind of care

Thu, 2004-09-23 12:00

Dr. Gilles Julien unveils innovative way of treating children living in poverty.

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McGill marches for Centraide

Fri, 2004-09-24 12:00

Get out your McGill umbrellas! Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to take part in the 2004 Centraide March of 1,000 Umbrellas on September 29.

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Grad named one of top young innovators in the world

Wed, 2004-09-29 12:00

Maria Petrucci-Samija, PhD'99, is at the forefront of R&D in the science of harnessing photons for practical uses. MIT's prestigious Technology Review says she is one of the world's top innovators under 35; Colin Hill, MSc'98, also made the cut.

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