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Pair of proteins found to drive neuroinflammation


Published: 11Oct2016

McGill researchers have identified two proteins that work together to drive neuroinflammation in acute conditions such as microbial or autoimmune encephalitis, and in chronic conditions such as...

Joanne Liu, Bertrand Cesvet to receive honorary degrees from McGill

Published: 7Oct2016

Two inspirational McGill alumni -- Bertrand Cesvet, of the award-winning creative agency Sid Lee, and Joanne Liu, of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders -- will receive honorary...

McGill philosopher Charles Taylor wins $1M Berggruen Prize

Published: 6Oct2016

Prominent Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor, McGill University professor emeritus, has been named the first-ever recipient of the Berggruen Prize. CBC News

The human lifespan has a natural limit. Scientists might know how to break it

Published: 6Oct2016

“Metformin lowers the rate of living,” Dr. Michael Pollak, a cancer oncologist at McGill University in Montreal and author on a 2013 paper that reached this conclusion, told me recently....

Building a ‘Good’ Anthropocene from the bottom up

Published: 6Oct2016

We cannot build what we cannot imagine. Creating visions of positive futures is important work. And this is only the beginning- we hope to open up to a much wider visioning process. And of course,...

Short list announced for 2016 Cundill Prize in historical literature

Published: 6Oct2016

Today the jury for the world’s most lucrative award for historical non-fiction writing announced this year's short list. Antonia Maioni, Dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Arts and Chair of the...

Our future doesn’t have to be dismal

Published: 5Oct2016

By  Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

A Brilliant Night 2016

Published: 4Oct2016

Inspiring event to raise money for brain cancer research...

Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

Published: 3Oct2016

“Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.2% voting against it.” (BBC)...

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