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CTV NEWS | McGill University researchers discover way to fight brain tumours' resistance to therapy

Published: 20Aug2020

New findings out of McGill University in Montreal have revealed a potential way to overcome aggressive brain tumours' resistance to therapy: by deleting a specific gene. Researchers have long been...

THE LANCET | A history of the medical mask and the rise of throwaway culture

Published: 29May2020

Thomas Schlich, James McGill Professor in the History of Medicine, co-authored this research with Bruno J. Strasser from the University of Geneva. 

Rare mutation of gene carried by Québec family gives insight into how the brain is wired

Published: 18Jun2018

The study of a Québec family with an unusual gene provides novel insight into how our brain is built and, according to the McGill led team of scientists, offers a better understanding of...

Unusual lung structures may raise risk of pulmonary disease

Published: 6Feb2018

The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some of those variations are associated with a greater risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study led by...

CBC | Medicine is a calling, not a business: Henry Mintzberg

Published: 5Feb2018

Henry Mintzberg says we need to approach challenges in the field of health care in a radically different way. CBC

Identification of a new gene causing scoliosis and bone malformations

Published: 2Nov2017

A unique collaboration among Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and McGill University has enabled researchers to identify genetic mutations involved in a rare disease that...

New mechanism detected in Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 13Oct2017

By Chris Chipello McGill University researchers have discovered a cellular mechanism that may contribute to the breakdown of communication between neurons in Alzheimer’s disease.

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