Faculty of Medicine

McGill researchers launch Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre

Published: 18Jan2021

Bell Let's Talk, McGill University, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital are pleased to announce the official launch of...

What do breast cancer cells feel inside the tumour?

Published: 27Oct2020

Using a new technique, a team of McGill University researchers has found tiny and previously undetectable ‘hot spots’ of extremely high stiffness inside aggressive and invasive breast cancer...

McGill co-founded grassroots organization receives major gift to continue COVID-19 fight

Published: 26Oct2020

COVID-19 Resources Canada, a grassroots organization co-founded by a McGill researcher, today announced it received a donation of $250,000 from the Trottier Family Foundation to facilitate Canada’s...

Discovery of a new key player in long-term memory

Published: 7Oct2020

A McGill-led multi-institutional research team has discovered that during memory consolidation, there are at least two distinct processes taking place in two different brain networks – the...

Expert opinion: COVID-19 vaccine rollout unlikely before fall 2021

Published: 1Oct2020

Experts working in the field of vaccine development tend to believe that an effective vaccine is not likely to be available for the general public before the fall of 2021. In a paper published...

Better understanding of nature’s nanomachines may help in design of future drugs

Published: 30Apr2020

Many of the drugs and medicines that we rely on today are natural products taken from microbes like bacteria and fungi. Within these microbes, the drugs are made by tiny natural machines – mega...

National study to collect data on aging adults’ experiences during COVID-19 pandemic

Published: 22Apr2020

How does a pandemic affect the physical and psychological health of adults as they age? Does COVID-19 have an impact on the delivery of regular health-care services? Does a COVID-19 infection lead...

The placebo effect and psychedelic drugs: tripping on nothing?

Published: 30Mar2020

There has been a lot of recent interest in the use of psychedelic drugs to treat depression. A new study from McGill suggests that, in the right context, some people may experience psychedelic-like...

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