medicine

New mechanism detected in Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 13Oct2017

By Chris Chipello McGill University researchers have discovered a cellular mechanism that may contribute to the breakdown of communication between neurons in Alzheimer’s disease.

Science Literacy Week @ McGill 2017

18Sep2017
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24Sep2017

Science Literacy Week @ McGill is happening from September 18 to 24!

Health Sciences programs & courses for 2017-18

Published: 24May2017

Academic information for McGill's Undergraduate/professional Health Sciences is now available for the 2017–18 academic year!

New hope in the fight against superbugs

Published: 3May2017

Antibiotic resistance is a growing global health threat. So much so that a 2014 study commissioned by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom predicted that, if the problem is left unchecked, in...

McGill ranked world’s 3rd best university for study of Anatomy & Physiology

Published: 7Mar2017

McGill University is the world’s third-best university for the study of Anatomy & Physiology, behind only the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, according to the 2017 QS World University...

MNI iPSC/CRISPR symposium

16Mar201713:00
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19:00

The Use of iPSCs to Study Disorders of the Brain  /neuroCategory: Symposia (MNI)

DEADLINE: WHS Regional Meeting 2017 Bursary

20Jan201723:45

Up to three McGill Faculty of Medicine and Allied Health Students will have the opportunity to attend the World Health Summit Regional Meeting in Montreal in/globalhealthCategory: Global Health...

4-week prehabilitation prepares cancer patients for surgery

Published: 1Dec2016

Just four weeks of prehabilitation (pre-surgery preparation) may be enough to help some cancer patients get in shape for surgery. That’s according to a recent study of close to 120 colorectal...

Why some dental implants work and others don’t

Published: 25Oct2016

Each year, about 500,000 North Americans get dental implants. If you are one of them, and are preparing to have an implant, it might be a good idea to start taking beta blockers, medication that...

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