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Professor Alvin Shrier, associate dean, school of biomedical sciences

Welcome from the Associate Dean and Director

With over 1,500 undergraduate students, 600 graduate students and nearly 200 faculty members, our School is one of the leading institutions in biomedical sciences education and research in Canada and the world.

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Mission, Vision, and Values

A hub for biomedical research with a global focus that contributes to improving human health through fundamental and translational research.

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The governance team at the School of Biomedical Sciences is comprised of the Associate Dean, the Associate Director of Administration, and the Chairs of the School's constituent departments and units.

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At a Glance

Discover the structure and community of the School of Biomedical Sciences.

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McGill has long been a leader in biomedical research. Celebrated discoveries from our pioneering researchers include the identification of stem cells and the theory of stem cell renewal; the world’s first cancer biomarker, carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA); and the identification of exosomes.

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Donations to the School of Biomedical Sciences help to advance biomedical research.

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