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Goodman Cancer Research Gala raises record-breaking $3M

New network and chair launched to tackle lung cancer

Held on June 6, 2018, on McGill University’s downtown campus under a big tent, the Goodman Cancer Research Gala this year brought together more than 800 guests and raised $3,002,906, setting a new record in its 10-year history in support of the McGill University Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre (GCRC).

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Published: 15 Jun 2018

McGill University and GPU.one join forces in push for neuroscience breakthroughs

Company will provide McGill’s Ludmer Research Centre with Big-Data processing capacity

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Published: 15 Jun 2018

Stroke Awareness Month – June, 2018

Award-winning unit will add 10 new beds this year

 

Stroke is the third-leading cause of death in Canada. Each year, some 14,000 Canadians die as a result of a stroke.

June is Stroke Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness of the causes and effects of stroke as well as its treatment.

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Published: 14 Jun 2018

June is ALS Month

A look at the latest ALS research and clinical care at The Neuro

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a terrible disease with no known cure. Research at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) is uncovering data that could help find effective treatments for ALS. 

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Published: 7 Jun 2018

Dr. David Rosenblatt to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. David Rosenblatt, Holder, Dodd Q. Chu and Family Chair in Medical Genetics and Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Biology at McGill University, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists (CCMG) Founders’ Award for Career Achievement.

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Published: 4 Jun 2018

Dr. Phil Gold honoured by Queen’s University

On May 24, 2018, Dr. Phil Gold, the Douglas G. Cameron Professor of Medicine and Professor of Physiology and Oncology at McGill University received an honorary doctorate from Queen’s University. The degree was conferred during the afternoon convocation ceremony which brought together graduates from the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing.

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Published: 1 Jun 2018

Claire Trottier presented with the 2018 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award

On May 31, Dr. Claire Trottier, an Academic Associate working as an Education Specialist at McGill University’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology was presented with the SALTISE (Supporting Active Learning & Technological Innovation in Studies of Education) Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award during the seventh SALTISE conference, an event hosted at McGill which brought together over 300 educators from across 55 post-secondary institutions in Québec and Canada....

Published: 1 Jun 2018

Clinical innovation takes centre stage at inaugural McGill CLIC and Hakim Family Prize event

Top finalists pitch to win 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

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Published: 25 May 2018

McGill partners with KINOVA to foster innovation in robotics

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

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Published: 17 May 2018

A global perspective on team trauma training

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

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Published: 11 May 2018

ACE program helps students navigate med school

By Gillian Woodford

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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

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.

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Published: 3 May 2018

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