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Vulnerability to depression linked to noradrenaline

By Bruno Geoffroy, Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal

First-ever connection between noradrenergic neurons and vulnerability to depression

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Published: 15 Feb 2016

Same gene can encode proteins with divergent functions

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom

It’s not unusual for siblings to seem more dissimilar than similar: one becoming a florist, for example, another becoming a flutist, and another becoming a physicist.

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Published: 11 Feb 2016

McGill launches Masters of Management in Finance

By Leilani Ku, Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management is launching a new twelve-month Masters of Management in Finance (MMF).

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Published: 11 Feb 2016

Common gene variant influences food choices

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

If you’re fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. Maybe. Under certain circumstances. Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity.

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Published: 9 Feb 2016

25 Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Twenty-five outstanding McGill researchers are being awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), as announced today by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia.

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Published: 9 Feb 2016

Find a partner who marches to the beat of your own drum

By Cynthia Lee

Newsroom

Everyone marches to the beat of their own drum: From walking to talking to producing music, different people’s movements occur at different speeds.

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Published: 9 Feb 2016

Suicide: victimized teens more at risk

A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) by the team of Dr Marie-Claude Geoffroy, researcher at the CIUSSS de l'Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (Douglas mental health university institute, McGill...

Published: 3 Feb 2016

Location may be key to effectively controlling pain

By Cynthia Lee

Newsroom

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Published: 3 Feb 2016

Anonymous browsing hinders online dating signals

By Chris Chipello

Newsroom 

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Published: 3 Feb 2016

Canada on the Global Stage

By Cynthia Lee

McGill Newsroom

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Published: 1 Feb 2016

Want to rewire a neuron? You’ve got to take it slow

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

New technique offers potential to reconnect neurons of people with central nervous system damage

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Published: 28 Jan 2016

Chronic pain changes our immune systems

By Cynthia LeeNewsroom

Chronic pain may reprogram the way genes work in the immune system, according to a new study by McGill University researchers published in the journal Scientific Reports.  

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Published: 28 Jan 2016

Why do some fish thrive in oil-polluted water?

By Melody Enguix

McGill Newsroom

When scientists from McGill University learned that some fish were proliferating in rivers and ponds polluted by oil extraction in Southern Trinidad, it caught their attention. They thought they had found a rare example of a species able to adapt to crude oil pollution.

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Published: 26 Jan 2016

Leadership: Key to care, retention among nurses

By Cynthia Lee

Newsroom

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Published: 25 Jan 2016

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