McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

CFTRc Team Participates in Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History!

Published: 31 May 2016

Once again the Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre (CFTRc) team from McGill University participated in the annual Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History. As a nation, Canada raised $3...

Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis

Published: 4 May 2016

McGill University Health Centre New study reinforces importance of implementing screening in Quebec

Dr. Larry Lands Appointed Chair of Cystic Fibrosis Canada Research Advisory Council

Published: 27 March 2017

Dr. Larry Lands, Professor and Division Director of Respiratory Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, was recently awarded a grant from the US Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of $192,000 over 2...

Dr. John Hanrahan on Cystic Fibrosis, CTV News Interview

Published: 27 May 2016

Dr. John Hanrahan, of the Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre (CFTRc) from McGill University, appeared on CTV news to explain that a new treatment for the genetic disease is derived from...

Opinion: Quebec should screen newborns for cystic fibrosis by Dr. Larry Lands in Montreal Gazette

Published: 10 May 2017

Half of all CF patients in Canada do not live to see the age of 34, and these are the best results in the world. Treatment is complex, requiring a daily routine that includes consuming many pills...

David Thomas Interview: Tackling Genetic Diseases on Futures in Biotech

Published: 27 May 2016

David Thomas, professor and chair in the Department of Biochemistry at McGill University addresses progress in molecular biology and the latest strategies for tackling genetic disease. ...

Marine sponges advance cystic fibrosis research

Published: 25 October 2012

A team of researchers at the Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre at McGill University and the University of British Columbia (UBC) have uncovered a new molecule for the treatment of...

Cystic Fibrosis, a Paradigm of Conformational Diseases Presentation

Published: 27 May 2016

Gergely Lukacs, from the Department of Physiology, talks about cystic fibrosis, a paradigm of conformational diseases. A "Soup and Science" presentation....

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