Faculty of Medicine

Alzheimer’s disease : It takes two (proteins) to tango

Published: 20Apr2016

For years, neuroscientists have puzzled over how two abnormal proteins, called amyloid and tau, accumulate in the brain and damage it to cause Alzheimer's disease (AD). Which one is the driving...

HIV target shows surprising resistance

Published: 8Apr2016

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute  Research reveals that even a tiny mutation can allow the HIV virus to become resistant to therapies using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing platform

Heart attacks could be reduced by rethinking statins

Published: 11Mar2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre Millions of people today take statins to help lower their cholesterol level.

Diabetes drug found not to cause pancreatic cancer

Published: 22Feb2016

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research...

New vision, new name for health care simulation

Published: 21Oct2015

McGill University announced today a new name and vision that will position the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at the forefront of simulated training in the health sciences...

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