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Quebec registry for users of medical cannabis

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) have launched a registry for users of medical cannabis in Quebec that will allow physicians to better manage its use and monitor patient safety.

Published: 11May2015

Outreach Session: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation - funding opportunities in Germany


Invitation: McGill Office of Sponsored Research
Outreach Session: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation - funding opportunities in Germany

NSERC Discovery Grants Program Information Session for Researchers in Life Sciences


Location: James Administration Building, Room 302 301
845 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

Date and Time: Friday, June 12, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

A better way to build DNA scaffolds

Imagine taking strands of DNA – the material in our cells that determines how we look and function – and using it to build tiny structures that can deliver drugs to targets within the body or take electronic miniaturization to a whole new level.

Published: 6May2015

HPV vaccine shows early benefits in young girls

Data from Ontario show early benefits from the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in young girls, according to a new study by researchers at Queen’s University and McGill.

Published: 27Apr2015

Finding the body clock’s molecular reset button

An international team of scientists has discovered what amounts to a molecular reset button for our internal body clock. Their findings reveal a potential target to treat a range of disorders, from sleep disturbances to other behavioral, cognitive, and metabolic abnormalities, commonly associated with jet lag, shift work and exposure to light at night, as well as with neuropsychiatric conditions such as depression and autism. 

Published: 27Apr2015

Flameproof falcons and hawks

A Cooper’s hawk, found in Greater Vancouver, is the most polluted wild bird that has been found anywhere in the world.

Published: 22Apr2015