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Advancing genomic medicine for next generation therapies

Published: 17Apr2019

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, this morning announced a new Canada Excellence Research Chair in Genomic Medicine: Genes to Drug Targets for Next-Generation Therapies

NATIONAL POST | Notre Dame fire highlights importance of detailed documentation for rebuilding

Published: 17Apr2019

The blaze, which destroyed the cathedral’s roof and spire, has triggered an outpouring of unity and financial support as well as a promise from French President Emmanuel Macron to rebuild within...

Expert: how to restore Notre-Dame de Paris?

Published: 16Apr2019

"A fire swept across the top of the Notre Dame Cathedral while the soaring Paris landmark was under renovations Monday, collapsing its spire and threatening one of the world's greatest...

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children

Published: 16Apr2019

Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy could be at increased risk of type 1 diabetes themselves, according to a new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the...

McGill University recognized as one of Montreal's Top Employers for 2019

Published: 1Feb2019

First published in 2006, Montréal's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers in Greater...

Canadian researchers and international collaborators seek to improve the care of people living with dementia and their families

Published: 14Mar2019

Receiving a diagnosis of dementia can be a disorienting experience for the person diagnosed and their families. A diagnosis often leaves the person and their families searching for information and...

New cause for concern over weedkiller glyphosate

Published: 14Mar2019

New research from McGill University reveals an overlooked impact that the widely used herbicide glyphosate may be having on the environment....

Montreal and McGill University Become Blue Communities

Published: 22Mar2019

The Ville de Montréal and McGill University today received Blue Community certification on the occasion of World Water Day. To obtain this certification, they have undertaken to recognize water and...

Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole

Published: 10Apr2019

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was designed to capture images of a black hole. Today,...

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