Researchers at the Université de Montreal (UdeM) and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), McGill University have discovered that cells which normally support nerve cell (neuron) survival also play an active and major role in the death of neurons in the eye. The findings, published this week in The Journal of Neuroscience, may lead to more streamlined therapies for a variety of acute and chro
China has suspended imports of pigs or relevant products from (the province of) Alberta in Canada, said the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine and the Ministry of Agriculture Sunday.
Dr. Sam Daniel of The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC Receives Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award
The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre is pleased to announce that Dr. Sam Daniel, Director Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, is a recipient ofCanada’s Top 40 Under 40 TM for 2008.
Readers of Québec Science magazine have selected a recent cancer breakthrough by Dr. Janusz Rak and his team as “Discovery of the Year 2008”. Dr. Rak, a professor in pediatric oncology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and a researcher at the Research Institute of the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC, identified a fundamental mechanism by which tumour cells spread.
On May 5, 2009, McGill University will host an event honouring the first two Canadian recipients of the Inamori Foundation’s prestigious Kyoto Prize, often described as Japan's equivalent to the Nobel Prize.
Did you know? • Canadians have one of the highest rates of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the world. • MS is the most common neurological disease affecting young adults in Canada, and every day three more people in Canada are diagnosed with MS. • MS is most often diagnosed in young adults aged 15 to 40, but it can also affect children -- some as young as two years old.
Top doctoral students awarded 11 Vanier Scholarships Up-and-coming scholars receive $50,000 a year for three years in support of their world-class research.
Eleven exceptional individuals will be recognized with honorary degrees from McGill University during this year’s spring convocation ceremonies.