Faculty of Dentistry news
Dr. Faleh Tamimi’s research reports that drugs commonly used to treat Alzheimer’s Disease make bones stronger
Drugs commonly used to treat memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients can make bones stronger, according to a recent study led by Faleh Tamimi, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry. The findings, published in Journal of Bone and Mineral Research and highlighted in Nature Reviews: Endocrinology, could help further research into the idea that bone strength is controlled centrally within...
Whether it is for research into clean energy sources, the future of wireless communication or a better understanding of the processes involved in language learning, over 160 established McGill researchers and more than 80 graduate students will benefit from support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) over the next five years.
Congratulations to two of Dentistry’s trainees who recently received competitive Student Research Awards
Congratulations to two of Dentistry’s trainees who recently received competitive Student Research Awards from the Canadian Association for Dental Research.
As the Fire Prevention Sprinklers' project is progressing at Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry, we are informing you that the Office of the Dean will be temporarily moving to 550 Sherbrooke Street West, 8th floor, room 855 as of Monday, March 5, 2012. The office is expected to return to SAD at the end of May 2012 and further information will be sent to you as soon as a specific date will be known.
SAVE THE DATE! Monday, February 20th, 2012 Faculty of Dentistry: Students’ Table Clinics Evening 2012 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. Location: La Plaza, Holiday Inn Midtown Montreal (420 Sherbrooke W.) Please R.S.V.P. Nikoo Taghavi if you need parking vouchers at $10.00 For more information, please see the attachment.
The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) last week recognized seven leaders in the health sciences from McGill as elected CAHS Fellows, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community.
The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) recently recognized eight leaders in the health sciences from McGill as elected CAHS Fellows, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community.
Ongoing coverage of a study published last week in the Journal of Neuroscience about a group of pain researchers from McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre found that relieving pain actually causes physical brain changes they can see on a brain scan.
McGill Dentistry professor Catherine Bushnell used odours and images to alter people's moods and found that their pain "unpleasantness" was far less if they were feeling happy.