COVID-19

Unmasking the mechanisms of emerging variants

Published: 30Sep2021

Scientists are seeking answers to why SARS-CoV-2 variants are so transmissible and why they cause greater disease severity than the original strain. McGill’s Qian (Vivian) Liu, together with...

nplex-McGill partnership selected by CQDM for a $1M grant to apply next-generation ELISA in drug discovery

16 Jul 2020

McGill University and CQDM announced today that a collaborative project between McGill and nplex biosciences to further develop a highly-scalable protein detection method, termed the “nELISA”, has...

McGill Professor implementing AI tech to predict and monitor COVID-19 in long-term care residences

2 Jun 2020

The number of COVID-19 patients and deaths continue to rise in nursing homes in North America. Long-term care (LTC) facilities in Quebec and Ontario have been facing the rapid spread of COVID-19...

Call to McGill Researchers: Complete survey on COVID-19 Diagnostics R&D

Published: 29May2020

The availability of reliable, rapid diagnostics is key to reopening our economies. Canada has an opportunity to take a leadership role in accelerating the development of these tests through a...

Help fight COVID-19 by joining the CanCOVID initiative

Published: 17Apr2020

McGill faculty with relevant expertise are encouraged to join the CanCOVID initiative, an expert community of Canadian COVID-19 researchers, clinical collaborators, and healthcare stakeholders....

McGill spinoff Laurent Pharmaceuticals to begin clinical trial on COVID-19 treatment

Published: 9Apr2020

Company to run a Phase 2 clinical study with LAU-7b, a pro-resolving drug with potential antiviral properties against coronavirus

Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF)

*The Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) program is now closed*...

Survey Examines Grocery Shopping in the Time of COVID-19

19 May 2020

A McGill human health expert is looking for Quebecers to take her online survey to collect data about people’s food shopping experiences during the period of strict COVID-19 physical distancing...

Social Science and Humanities researchers also active in battle against COVID

4 May 2020

Twelve McGill researchers are the recipients of a total of $179,258 in one-time grants for COVID-19 rapid response projects, jointly funded by McGill’s Social Science and Humanities Research...

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