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Toward an explanation for Crohn’s disease?

MUHC Newsroom




Public presentation on Crohn’s Disease by Dr Marcel Behr of McGill University, on May 28, 2014.

This was uploaded to YouTube: 

PowerPoint slide presentation used during presentation



As part of World TB Day 2013, the Research Institute of the MUHC held a public discussion in order to lift the veil on TB. It was also the opportunity to officially launch the McGill International TB Centre, led by Dr. Marcel Behr, which will bring over 20 world-renowned scientists with expertise ranging from economics to mouse models, with a number of collaborating international groups, all in an effort to fight TB.

Apr 22, 2013


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