Using anti-inflammatory drugs and steroids to relieve pain could increase the chances of developing chronic pain, according to researchers from McGill University and colleagues in Italy. Their research puts into question conventional practices used to alleviate pain. Normal recovery from a painful injury involves inflammation and blocking that inflammation with drugs could lead to harder-to-treat pain.
The Faculty of Science’s new Computational and Data Systems Initiative will help researchers unlock the power of data-intensive research methods
If you follow science news, you will almost certainly have encountered the term ‘modelling’. From understanding climate change, to predicting the course of a pandemic, to developing the pharmaceuticals to fight one, scientists seem to have a ‘model’ for everything. But have you ever wondered just what the term means and how scientists go about creating models?
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Background: The Macdonald-Stewart Library Building that houses the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering will undergo significant structural repairs and major internal upgrades over the next two years, beginning May 15, 2019. As a result, Schulich Library is now closed temporarily. Collections, services and staff will be relocated to the Humanities and Social Sciences Library for the duration of the renovation.
The Macdonald-Stewart Library Building, which houses the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering, needs significant structural repairs and major internal upgrades. This work includes stabilization of the stone structure, foundation waterproofing, window replacement, washroom expansion and the installation of a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system (HVAC).
Explore! Careers in Health, a program developed and implemented by McGill Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry students was recently selected as the recipient of this year’s McGill Award for Equity and Community Building as a co-recipient in the Team category. The award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity, inclusion and community engagement at McGill.
McGill24 is all about the power of participation: when the McGill family comes together, we have a greater collective impact. The many ways in which McGill changes lives—by making a top-quality education accessible to deserving students, shaping tomorrow’s leaders and supporting research that is solving global problems—is a source of pride for us all.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jake Barralet to the position of Director of Innovation for the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning (SCSIL) and for the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University.
Dr. Ashwaq Al-Hashedi has had another success getting her company 2D CrystaLab off the ground. Following the success with the McGill X1 Accelerator program the company was recently selected for the Centech Propulsion Program, a program sponsored and organized by ETS and other industrial supporters. Read more here.
Joint position in pain research for the Faculties of Dentistry and Medicine (Department of Anesthesia)
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Clinical Pain Research
Unique collaboration between Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and McGill University leads to a publication in The American Journal of Human Genetics
McGill's Faculty of Dentistry, in collaboration with volunteers, Dr. Cameron Jones, DDS'90 and Dr. Lyon Hamburg, BSc '84, DDS '86, is pleased to invite all McGill Faculty of Dentistry alumni to dinner on November 16th at Milestones Bar and Grill. On hand will be a special guest from the Faculty who will bring several updates from Montreal. Come out for a fun evening of networking and socializing as we celebrate our vibrant McGill Dental Community, Ottawa-style!
Professor Maryam Tabrizian has been inducted as a Fellow with the Royal Society of Canada. The Society announced the induction of 89 new Fellows today, each one elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. Election to the Royal Society of Canada is the highest honour a scholar can achieve.
This book provides up-to-date information on all aspects of orofacial pain biomarkers. Background information on clinical symptoms and the neurobiology of orofacial pain is introduced. The book also discusses biomarkers for various types of orofacial pain and their potential. Finally, future directions and challenges are identified.