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ami Quebec's programs in May

Click here to know more about the ami Quebec’s pro­grams and announce­ments in May.

Published on : 28 Apr 2016

MS Walk

Click here for a list of MS Walk loca­tions for Quebec.

Published on : 28 Apr 2016

New Brain Tumour Trial

The Neuro enrolls Canada’s first patient in a new clin­i­cal trial for the treat­ment of brain tumours.

Published on : 09 Mar 2016

On the cover: Biomaterial breakthrough

Research led by Dr Hossein Heris of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr Jamal Daoud of the Department of Biomedical Engineering is featured on the cover of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. Their article describes the successful adhesion of human fibroblast cells to a scaffold biomaterial composed of hyaluronic acid and gelatin composite microgels.

Published on : 27 Jan 2016

Mon­treal brain tumour sup­port groups

If you or a loved one have been affected by a brain tumour, you’re invited to share your expe­ri­ences and jour­ney in a con­fi­den­tial, sup­port­ive environment. First Thurs­day of each month 6:30pm — 8:00pm Hope & Well­ness Cen­tre, Lou’s House 4635 Côte-​Sainte-​Catherine Road For more infor­ma­tion: www​.brain​tu​mour​.ca | 1−800−265−5106

Published on : 15 Sep 2015

CALS-​NIC: Obser­va­tional, lon­gi­tu­di­nal MRI study for ALS (recruit­ing both ALS patients & age/​sex matched healthy controls)

This new study has recently started recruit­ing par­tic­i­pants. For more infor­ma­tion, please con­tact kristiana [dot] salmon [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

Published on : 15 Sep 2015

Help prevent the transmission of HPV!

The McGill Division of Cancer Epidemiology has recently launched the CATCH study to test the effectiveness of a Carrageenan-based gel in preventing the tranmission of HPV. Carrageenan is derived from red algae, and commonly used as a thickening agent in food products. It could represent an inexpensive method of prevention against the virus, whereas the vaccine and screening procedures are considerably more expensive.

Published on : 25 Mar 2013

Vitamin B12 deficiency: tracking the genetic causes

Vitamin B12 deficiency: tracking the genetic causes

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Published on : 28 Aug 2012

Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian et al. - Eating disorders may be genetic

In a new study, researchers have uncovered fresh evidence of a genetic predisposition to eating disorders that is passed on from mothers to daughters.

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Published on : 26 Aug 2012

Huffington Post, et al. - World's most beautiful universities

Selected by Travel & Leisure magazine as one of the world's most beautiful universities… McGill’s 79-acre campus, punctuated by a series of pavilions that were built over hundreds of years, has a unified design derived from the college’s Scottish roots (the school was founded by Scottish trader James McGill in 1821).

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Published on : 24 Aug 2012

Coordinated protein breakdown and synthesis: a key to healthy growth of cells

Discovery has implications for cancer and diabetes research

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Published on : 15 Aug 2012

Unlocking a major secret of the brain

McGill researchers uncover crucial link between hippocampus and prefrontal cortex

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Published on : 14 Aug 2012

Caffeine may ease Parkinson's symptoms

Caffeine may ease Parkinson's symptoms

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Published on : 02 Aug 2012