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$3.4 million gift from Dr. Yan P. Lin for new centre

A $3.4 million gift from McGill alumnus and long-time university supporter, Dr. Yan P. Lin, PhD’92, will establish an innovative interdisciplinary centre to explore the history and development of the fundamental ideas, systems and institutions which govern our lives.

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Published on : 27 Oct 2015

New hope for treatment of multiple sclerosis

A new study led by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University and the MUHC, gets closer to identifying the mechanisms responsible for multiple sclerosis and makes headway in the search for better treatments.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2015

Two distinguished alumni to receive honorary degrees

Brodhead, Stoddart to be recognized for contributions in fields of international development, human rights

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Published on : 21 Oct 2015

New vision, new name for health care simulation

McGill University announced today a new name and vision that will position the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at the forefront of simulated training in the health sciences. Thanks to a $7.5 million gift from Arnold and Blema Steinberg, the Centre will be expanding its facilities, enhancing its technologies and broadening its scope of activities.

Published on : 21 Oct 2015

A new way to starve lung cancer?

Preventing cancer cells from growing by understanding what they 'eat'.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2015

Principal congratulates PM-designate Justin Trudeau

Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, extends her congratulations to Mr. Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada for the results of the 2015 Canadian federal election.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2015

Cancer research plagued by poor study design

Badly designed studies may lead to the efficacy of drugs being overestimated and money being wasted on trials that prove fruitless, according to a new study from McGill University in Canada.

Published on : 14 Oct 2015

Different types of child abuse: similar consequences

Emotional abuse may be as harmful as physical abuse and neglect. This finding led by a team of researchers at McGill University complements previous imaging research showing that emotional and physical pain both activate the same parts of the brain.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2015

L’effet paternel

Classified as : External
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Published on : 08 Oct 2015

The father effect

Discovery of how environmental memories may be transmitted from a man to his grandchildren

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Published on : 08 Oct 2015

National research network set on venous thromboembolism

WORLD THROMBOSIS DAY – OCTOBER 13, 2015

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Published on : 06 Oct 2015

American Placebo

A new study finds that rising placebo responses may play a part in the increasingly high failure rate for clinical trials of drugs designed to control chronic pain caused by nerve damage.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2015

Expectant dads get depressed too

Transition to parenthood can be a difficult life event. It can have an impact on both parents and on the long-term development of the child. While mother’s "baby blues" have been widely investigated, little research has been conducted on antenatal paternal depression.

Published on : 05 Oct 2015