Brenda Milner honoured by Montreal and Quebec

Congratulations to Dr. Brenda Milner, who will be turning 100 this summer, and who was recently honoured by the province and city she has called home since 1944. 

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McGill-KINOVA partnership to foster innovation in robotics

A new partnership between McGill and KINOVA aims to harness the possibilities afforded by robotics technologies to improve healthcare delivery.

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Encouraging innovation to make a difference in people’s lives

From an initial 41 submissions for the Hakim Family Prize for Clinical Innovation in Health Care and the McGill Clinical Innovation Competition, five finalists were selected, with the winner to be decided during an event on May 22.

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Dr. Paul Farmer visits McGill

The Faculty of Medicine welcomed Harvard Professor Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners in Health, who was in town to deliver inaugural Victor Dzau and Ruth Cooper-Dzau Distinguished Lecture in Global and Population Health.

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Dr. Donald Sheppard inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation

Congratulations to Dr. Donald Sheppard, the only Canadian among 78 physician-scientists inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation in 2018.

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Health care is an essential human right – and so is a proper diagnosis

Dr. Madhukar Pai underscores the importance of the first Essential Diagnostics List published by the World Health Organization earlier this week in a new article in The Conversation.

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Arthritis drugs potentially safe for expectant mothers

A new study led by a team at the RI-MUHC shows that pregnant women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be able to use certain RA drugs without increased health risks to their unborn babies.

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Human intelligence cannot be reduced to genetics

Dr. Boris Chaumette, a postdoctoral researcher in the Faculty of Medicine weighs in on the debate as to whether intelligence is a product of genetics or one’s environment.

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New in the Neuro XXceptional Video Series – Jessica Dumoulin, ICU Nurse

The newest video in the Neuro XXceptional series features Jessica Dumoulin, Assistant Nurse Manager in The Neuro’s ICU.

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MS care and research at The Neuro

May is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Month. Close cooperation between The Neuro's basic scientists and clinical physicians enables them to translate research into patient therapies efficiently, with 50 staff members involved in laboratory and clinical studies related to MS.

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Nominate an alum today!

Now accepting nominations for the 2018 Medicine Alumni Global Awards. Open to graduates of the MDCM program and of the three allied health schools.

Deadline: June 1.

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Scientists Dr. Martin Richer and Dr. Selena Sagan at McGill University shed new light on immune system response to Zika Virus. 

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The Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning is in its 10th year of enhancing the skills of health care professionals.

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