"The mind can make a heaven of hell and a hell of heaven." (John Milton)
MIND MATTERS: THE BODY-MIND CONNECTION is the theme of the the 2017 Trottier Public Science Symposium. The symposium will focus on the roles of both the body and mind when it comes to health.
The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre presents
Understanding cancer research and current treatments: Empowerment through knowledge
Ovarian cancer: Latest developments in targeted therapeutics and screening methods
NICOLE BEAUCHEMIN, PhD
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry, Medicine and Oncology
Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre
Infamous medical research: Bad guys, duped victims or something else?
Susan M. Reverby, PhD
McLean Professor Emerita in the History of Ideas
Professor Emerita of Women’s and Gender Studies, Wellesley College
Speaker: Dr. Robert McDonald
Hosted by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Simulation Summit 2017 will take place on November 1-2, 2017 at Le Centre Sheraton in Montreal, Quebec.
This unique interprofessional medical simulation education conference attracts hundreds of international simulation educators, researchers, health care professionals and other individuals engaged in the field of simulation.
Wilder Penfield Lecture 2017
Dr. Yoshua Bengio will deliver the 2017 Wilder Penfield Lecture entitled, “Deep Learning” at 4:00 p.m. on November 2, 2017, at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro). A reception will follow.
Sustainable Cities and Environmental Health Conference
November 2, 2017; 09:00 - 17:00
Faculty Club Ballroom, Montreal, Canada
This full day conference aims to provide an opportunity to those interested in environmental and sustainability health sciences to learn about the groundbreaking work conducted on the topic in the region and beyond. An exciting agenda of keynote speakers and presentations will bring together key players in academia and government coming from the research and policy arenas, providing numerous networking opportunities.
’The challenge of emerging and complex infectious diseases: Honouring a champion'
We are pleased to announce an international workshop on BigBrain and its applications, to be held at the Montreal Neurological Institute on November 3rd, 2017. The day will start with a plenary session, with a keynote lecture by Pr. Karl Zilles (Germany). Morning addresses will be followed by an open forum discussion on the challenges and future directions of the BigBrain data and their applications. The afternoon will be dedicated to short presentations from selected projects covering the topics listed below, and will end with poster presentations.
Global Health Night will be be held on November 7, 2017 at Centre Mont-Royal and this year, we are extremely happy to have none other than Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Specializing in Global Public Health & Foreign Policy Voice Writer and author of The Coming Plague and Betrayal of Trust, as our keynote speaker.
About Laurie Garrett
Speaker: Dr. Sherif Kamara, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, Clinical Research and Human Research Unit
The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy invites you to the 8th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lectureship with Dr. Thomas Chau, on "Listen to me, I have something to say; Access innovations for nonverbal children and youth with disabilities." Join Alumni, faculty and friends for this event at McGill's Faculty Club.
A neural circuit approach to psychiatric illness
Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the National Institute of Mental Health