Newly discovered pathway for pain processing could lead to new treatments
The discovery of a new biological pathway involved in pain processing offers hope of using existing cancer drugs to replace the use of opioids in chronic pain treatment, according to scientists at McGill University.
In a series of studies, Dr. Véronique Bohbot, researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and associate professor at McGill University and Dr. Greg West, demonstrate that the way that action (first-person shooter) video game players use their brains to navigate changes the impact the games have on their nervous system.
A team of researchers from the Neuro, led by Dave Liu and Christopher Pack, have shown just how adaptive the brain can be by demonstrating that practice can change the way the brain uses sensory information
Study calls for targeted TB screening of high-risk healthcare workers
A new study led by a team from the RI-MUHC and McGill suggests that health agencies in North America should consider switching to a targeted screening strategy focusing only on high-risk healthcare workers.
Remembering Expo 67: Cancer pioneer Dr. Phil Gold on representing McGill
Shortly after co-discovering the world’s first cancer biomarker, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame laureate Dr. Phil Gold, a young up and coming researcher at the time, was asked to represent McGill at Expo 67.