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Garvin Brown & Steffanie Diamond Brown boost public policy at McGill, endowing Chair in Democratic Studies

Published: 3May2018

A $5-million gift from McGillians G. Garvin Brown IV, BA’91, and his wife Steffanie Diamond Brown, will make a major contribution to research and teaching at McGill’s Max Bell School of Public...

Nurses’ care of young mothers leaves traces in babies’ DNA

Published: 1May2018

Researchers have known for a couple of decades that early life adversity can affect the way that particular genes function through a process called epigenetics - a bit like a dimmer switch on a...

THE GAZETTE | Montreal company pioneers carbon-negative concrete

Published: 29Apr2018

A Montreal startup founded by McGill grads has developed a carbon-negative method for making concrete that doesn't use cement, one of the world's largest sources of carbon emissions. Read more 

Major funding awarded to RI-MUHC scientists for innovative genomics geared to Quebec patients

Published: 25Apr2018

Pioneering work to advance genomics and precision health treatments at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has been rewarded by Génome Québec. Dr. Nada Jabado...

Exercise to change the brain

Published: 25Apr2018

For someone with Parkinson’s disease (PD), the simple desire to grasp a glass of water can become an insurmountable task, made impossible by the tremors in their hand or arm. Finding strategies to...

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