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McGill researcher finds SARS clue

An infectious diseases specialist and research fellow at McGill University, Dr Mona Loutfy, led the discovery of what may be the most promising lead yet in the fight against SARS.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2003

Shave to fight cancer!

Itching to emulate Kojak or Vin Diesel? If so, Adam Conter wants your hair. The third-year history student has spearheaded a McGill chapter of Mix 96's Shave to Save Campaign, which raises funds for breast cancer research and treatment.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Historic Occasion

On October 6, 1933, the cornerstone of the Montreal Neurological Institute was laid at an impressive ceremony presided over by McGill's Principal, World War I general Sir Arthur Currie.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

La Clinique de médecine sportive

McGill's sport therapists are on the cutting edge of sports medicine.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Mini Medical Reunion

Some Faculty of Medicine graduates from out west enjoyed a mini-reunion on Vancouver Island in British Columbia this past July.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Culture and psychiatry

The Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture Conference that ran from October 2nd to the 5th had a theme this year of "Creativity, Spirituality and the Arts." Attendees could learn about everything from fairy tales to suicide in Indian cinema, and how it reflects on the nuances of cultural psychiatry.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003

Sonenberg the science of translation

Nahum Sonenberg's work in translation control mechanisms -- the means by which our genes make proteins -- has taken him in interesting and unexpected directions, from cancer, to obesity to virology.

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003