Faculty of Medicine

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...

McGill researchers claim three spots in demanding AI funding competition

Published: 24Feb2020

Earlier today, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announced the results of the competition for the Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative, and three McGill teams...

Two McGill professors lead new Stand Up to Cancer Canada Metastatic Breast Cancer Dream Team

Published: 12Aug2019

Marc Miller, Member of Parliament (Ville-Marie–Le Sud-Ouest–Île-des-Sœurs, Quebec) and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette...

Professor Maryam Tabrizian receives Collaborative Health Research Project Grant

Published: 9Aug2019

Funding from the country’s three federal granting councils—the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities...

Children in Quebec are not diagnosed early enough with type 1 diabetes

Published: 14May2019

Elwyn was a healthy 13 month-old toddler when she started drinking water from the bathtub. Over time, she became increasingly thirsty and demanded more and more breast milk. For her parents, this...

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

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...

Dr. Arjun Krishnaswamy selected as 2019 Sloan Research Fellow 

Published: 28Feb2019

An Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and a member of the Cell Information Systems group at McGill’s Life Sciences Complex, Dr. Arjun...

A new 'atlas' of genetic influences on osteoporosis

Published: 3Jan2019

A ground-breaking new study led by researchers from the Lady Davis Institute (LDI) at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has succeeded in compiling an atlas of genetic factors associated with...

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