faculty of medicine

Seminar - Fructose and the Hungry Brain

14Feb202011:00
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Fructose is a simple sugar found in fruit and honey, but it is also used as sweeteners via added sugars, syrups, or high fructose corn syrup in processed foods or beverages.

Seminar - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: Increasing information yield from human tissue to improve kidney transplant outcomes

1Nov201911:00
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Kidney transplantation is life saving and compared to dialysis improves patient quality of life and decreases healthcare costs over time, but graft longevity is compromised by immunologic rejection...

Seminar: Single-cell transcriptomic analysis of acute myeloid leukemia and immune checkpoint blockade

28Feb202011:00
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Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive cancer of the myeloid lineage of the blood system. Prior work has shown that a rare subset of leukemic stem cells (LSCs) is able to propagate the disease.

Seminar - Translational pain research: targetting sensitization

13Mar202011:00
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  This event is part of the Department of Physiology Friday Seminar Series and is co-sponsored by the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain (AECRP)

Seminar: The role of the voltage gated sodium channel Nav1.7 in human pain and pleasure

24Jan201911:00
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There has been significant progress over the last decade in understanding the molecular basis by which sensory neurons transduce and subsequently transmit noxious (ie. tissue damaging) stimuli...

Seminar: Integrated approaches to uncover regulators of cancer progression

25Oct201911:00
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Lung cancer is our most fatal malignancy, accounting for 28% of all cancer-related deaths. In fact, more people die from lung cancer than breast, colon and prostate cancer combined.

Seminar - Therapy of Cystic Fibrosis, when, what target, and how much is enough?

8Nov201911:00
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Cystic Fibrosis is a recessive inherited disease, that severely affects more than 80.000 patients worldwide.

Dr. Alvin Shrier receives the 2019 Safety Ambassador Award

Published: 18Sep2019

On September 13, 2019, Campus Public Safety recognized Dr. Alvin Shrier with the 2019 Safety Ambassador Award for his work as Chair of the University Laboratory Safety Committee. To see the McGill...

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