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Dr. René St-Arnaud, Associate Faculty Member, appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals

Congratulation to Dr. René St- Arnaud for being appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada. Appointed Acting Director of Research in 2011, Dr. St-Arnaud also holds cross-appointments as a tenured Full Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Human Genetics at McGill University, where he is also cross-appointed to the Faculty of Dentistry. You can read more about his appointment here. 

Published on : 21 May 2015

Dr. Laura Stone Interviewed by the NHK

Dr. Laura Stone, Associate Professor with the Faculty of Dentistry, and former McGill Dentistry Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. David Seminowicz, spent two days with a productions team from the NHK, Japan’s national public broadcasting organisation, to film a fifty minute special TV program about chronic back pain, to be aired in the end of June in Japan.

Published on : 11 May 2015

Dr. Ana Velly receives two important grants

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Velly on her recent successes! Dr. Velly was granted an NIDCR / NIH U19 Cooperative Agreement Grant for the project “Assessing the management of temporomandibular muscle and joint disorders pain patients in the network – The National Dental Patient-based Research Network”. Dr. Velly will be lead epidemiologist and co-investigator for the study. The grant is valued at $129 888 per year for 2 years.

Published on : 11 May 2015

Employment Opportunity: Research Associate

The Faculty of Dentistry is seeking a Research Associate to work in the lab of Dr. Luda Diatchenko. Position title: Research Associate

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 09 Apr 2015

Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods in Oral Health Research

The 2015 Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods in Oral Health Research will be held this summer from Monday, August 24 – Friday, August 28, 2015. Description:

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Published on : 26 Mar 2015

Employment Opportunity: Pain Research

The Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry at McGill University seek a cross-faculty appointment in the field of Pain Research. McGill University is world-renowned for its clinical and basic pain research, and is proud of its exceptional record of achievement.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 02 Mar 2015

Employment Opportunity: Human Pain

The McGill University Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Science are inviting applications for full-time tenure track positions at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. There are five such positions available over the next 1-3 years. These positions are linked to the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics. The candidates will join a team of researchers in the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain. The initial appointment is for three years, and this is renewable. 

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 24 Feb 2015

Oral cancer-causing HPV transmission

McGill study helps identify those most at risk for oral human papillomavirus (HPV)

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 13 Nov 2014

Emami-Bedos-Esfandiari Grant Success

Congratulations to Elham Emami, Christophe Bedos and Shahrokh Esfandiari for: E. Emami, J. Wootton, C. Bedos, A. Bayani, A. Charbonneau, M. Chartier, F. Girard, R. Voyer, Y. Courturier and S. Esfandiari. Intégrer la médecine dentaire aux soins de santé communautaires de première ligne: une étude de portée CIHR - Knowledge Synthesis Grant

Published on : 11 Nov 2014

Tamimi-Cerruti Grant Success

Congratulations to Faleh Tamimi and Marta Cerruti for: F. Tamimi, J. Song and M. Cerruti. Laser-sintered dentures engineered for optimal performance NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant, with 3DRPD Inc.

Published on : 24 Oct 2014

Congratulations to our SCAD Award Winners

We are pleased to announce that two of our students have won both the undergraduate and graduate awards of the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD) held in Chicago last Saturday. Alia Al-Khateeb won the undergraduate competition. Mohamed Nur Abdallah won the Graduate competition. Congratulations!

Published on : 08 Oct 2014

Congratulations to CADR-NCOHR Student Award Winner Mohamed-Nur Abdallah

We are pleased to announce that graduate student Mohammed-Nur Abdallah placed second in the CADR-NCOHR Student Research Award competition, Senior Basic Science Research Category, for his project "Artificially induced diagenesis in mineralized tissues: A new way to modify the properties of teeth," by MN Abdallah, H Eimar, D Bassett, M Schnabel, V Nelea, MD McKee, M Cerruti, JE Barralet and F Tamimi  (supervisor F. Tamimi). Mohammed will receive a travel award to present his research at the IADR/AADR/CADR meeting in Boston, MA, in March, 2015. Congratulations!

Published on : 03 Oct 2014

Employment Opportunity

The Faculty of Dentistry is currently conducting a search for a tenure-track position in restorative, prosthetic and/or rehabilitative dentistry  in the division of Restorative Dentistry.  Candidates must submit their applications, as per the instructions provided on the advertisements, by December 15, 2014.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 24 Sep 2014

Op-Ed by Dean Paul Allison in Montreal Gazette

Canadians have a duty to increase access to dental care September 1st, 2014

Published on : 03 Sep 2014

Dr. Faleh Tamimi featured in Newsweek

Melatonin Supplements Could Prevent Osteoporosis

Published on : 29 Aug 2014