Model of human body dancing as book cover for Fascia: The Tensional Network of the Human Body

Prof. Driscoll and colleagues publish a book about Fascia and its implication in our musculoskeletal system from ailments to treatment avenues.


> Date: January 2022

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Prof. Driscoll and team develop a novel award winning device to assist in back pain patient treatment and diagnostics.


>Source: McGill Reporter

>Date: January 2022

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“The development of a novel surgical spine procedure into a physics based virtual reality FEM training platform” project was awarded the prize for the collaboration between Industry partners and an academic institution.

> Source: MEDTEQ+

> Date: November 2021

McGill Dean's Report Fall 2021

BioOptic, a handheld physiotherapy device, developed by Natasha Jacobson and Trevor Cotter featured in Dean's Report.



> Source: Faculty of Engineering

> Date: Fall 2021

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Prof. Driscoll guided Jeff Bischoff for his three-talk mini symposium of the ORS Annual Meeting on 'Computational modeling and simulation to support implant design, evaluation, and clinical decision making – practical considerations on model credibility'.

> Source: Orthopaedic Research Society

> Date: June 2021

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Prof. Driscoll Awarded/appointed the Chwang-Seto Faculty Scholar in 2021 (2021-2023) in recognition of exceptional work and outstanding achievements within the Faculty of Engineering.

> Source: Faculty of Engineering, McGill University

> Date: May 2021

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Congratulating the 1st and 3rd place winners in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition, Trevor Cotter and Natasha Jacobson. 

> Source: McGill Skillsets

> Date: March 2021

Fascia Research Online Summit 2020 poster

Prof. Driscoll to give invited talk to over 1500 registrants via on online research summit.


> Source: Fascia Online Summit

> May 2020

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Future Ready: Is This Spinal Tap?



> Source: Med e-News

> May 2020

Covid-19 molecule in 3D with some labels

Local Team Produce a Novel and Simple Emergency Ventilator with the Purpose of Making Open Access

> Date: April 2020



Profile of Prof. Mark Driscoll in front of a blue backdrop

Prof. Driscoll featured in the 100th year anniversary special edition journal of the Order of Engineers “Representing the future of Engineering in Quebec”

> Source: Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

> Date: February 2020

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Prof. Mark Driscoll to present at Webinar: Highlights From the World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain.

> Source: Fascia Research Society

> Date: November 2019


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Prof. Driscoll awarded a NSERC Chair entitled “NSERC/McGill Design Engineering Chair for Interdisciplinary Innovation of Medical Technologies"

> Source: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

> Date: October 2019


A female dancer in front with a male dancer in back in motion

Prof. Mark Driscoll to give keynote talk at the World Congress of Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain entitled “How do thoracolumbar fascia and intra-abdominal pressure affect the mechanical loading of the low-back?"

> Source: Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Girdle Pain

> Date: October 2019

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Prof. Mark Driscoll gives invited talk at the MEDTEQ Annual General Meeting June 12th entitled “Numerical Simulation in Health Care – Valuable if Careful”


> Source: MEDTEQ

> Date: June 2019


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Virtual reality: McGill University, CAE Healthcare & DePuy Synthes partner for new spine surgery training

> Source: Becker Spine Review Magazine

> Date: June 2018


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McGill University to partner with industry in developing virtual reality training platform for spinal surgery.

> Source: City of Montreal

> Date: June 2018


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The Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec paid tribute to the excellence and know-how of its members at the 14th Soirée de l’Excellence en genie on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Grévin Museum.

> Source: Order of Engineers Quebec
> Date: June 2018

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McGill University Partners with CAE Healthcare to develop VR spinal surgery training platform

> Source: Medical Simulation Training

> Date: June 2018


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Combining engineering and medicine to combat spinal disorders

> Source: McGill Reporter

> Date: June 2018


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McGill University Partners with industries to develop VR training tech for spinal surgery training

> Source: Mobile Syrup (Online Tech Magazine)

> Date: June 2018

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