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CTV | Quebec government, McGill partner to study and curb post-graduate exodus

The Quebec Government is partnering with McGill University to try to stem the "Anglophone brain drain" - a phenomenon among university graduates who opt to leave the province with a diploma in hand. 

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Published: 23 May 2018

HARPERS | Rachel Cusk’s unforgiving eye

McGill English prof Merve Emre, in the June issue of Harpers, on “Rachel Cusk’s unforgiving eye” 

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Published: 23 May 2018

THE GUARDIAN | Separating sick Inuit kids from their parents is medical colonialism all over again

Opinion | In Quebec, air ambulances continue the incomprehensible practice of separating children and parents – despite no written policy demanding it. By Samir Shaheen-Hussain, a pediatric emergency physician and assistant professor at McGill University

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Published: 23 May 2018

WASHINGTON POST: People who live in small towns and rural areas are happier than everyone else, researchers say

Heaven is wide open spaces — at least, it is for most people, according to a massive new data set of happiness in Canada.

Published: 18 May 2018

Obituary: Dr. Herta Guttman (12/01/1933 - 05/15/2018)

Dear colleagues and friends,

It is with much sadness that we learned of the passing of our esteemed colleague Dr. Herta Guttman (Professor Emerita, Department of Psychiatry), who passed away at age 84.   

Published: 16 May 2018

A new molecular target identified in depression, Dr Giros

Published: 16 May 2018

The effect of night shifts: gene expression fails to adapt to new sleep patterns, Drs Kervezee (post-doc fellow), Cuesta (post-doc fellow), Cermakian and Boivin

Published: 16 May 2018

Le corps ne s'adapte pas aux horaires de nuit, Drs Kervezee (post-doc fellow), Cuesta (post-doc fellow), Cermakian and Boivin

Published: 16 May 2018

Stubborn genes: New research looks at how our bodies respond (or don’t) to night shift , Dr Kervezee (post-doc fellow)

Published: 16 May 2018

L'anxiété, un mal qui n'épargne pas les enfants, Dre Montreuil

Published: 11 May 2018

Five common factors that foster recovery from mental illness, Dr Whitley

Published: 11 May 2018

Découverte d'une molécule ayant des effets antidépressifs, Dr Giros

Published: 11 May 2018

Dr. Claudio Cuello elected as a Fellow of the British Academy of Medical Sciences

Dr. Claudio Cuello, Professor and inaugural Charles E....

Published: 10 May 2018

Graduate FRQ 2018-2019 competition results

Congratulations to our graduate students receiving an FRQ fellowship for 2018-2019!


Marie-Jeanne Leonard FRQSC

Nathaniel Moxley-Kelly FRQSC


Kimberly Turner FRQS (incoming student)

Jessica Burdo FRQS

Luca Posa FRQS

Marie-Helene Doucet FRQS

Christina Klassen FRQS

Nicolas Nunez FRQS


Published: 4 May 2018

Early HIV treatment key to avoiding brain atrophy

New study underlines importance of early screening and antiretroviral therapy

While the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has largely dropped from news headlines since the 1990s, at the end of 2016 there were 36.7 million people living with the infection, and of those only 53 per cent had access to treatment. A new study underscores the neurological consequences of exposure to HIV without antiretroviral therapy.

Published: 3 May 2018