McGill medical students launch health-related incubator
The brainchild of a group of McGill medical students, the Community Health and Social Medicine Incubator recently launched with the goal to support student-led initiatives that work to address the unique health needs of local marginalized populations. Read More
Improving the quality of life of children with brittle bone disease
Child health is a major area of focus for Dr. Argerie Tsimicalis at the Ingram School of Nursing, whose research focuses on improving the quality of life of children living with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, also known as “brittle bone disease.”
Co-hosted by the Lady Davis Institute, the Division of Infectious Diseases at the JGH, and the Faculty of Medicine, the event paid homage to the late medical icon’s achievements as scientist, activist and mentor to a new generation of researchers and clinicians who are advancing his legacy.
Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave parents at risk
A new study shows when a woman develops both diabetes and high blood pressure during pregnancy it leads to greater risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease later – for both parents.
The McGill Clinical Innovation Competition (CLIC) and the Dr. Ray Hakim Family Prize for Clinical Innovation in Health Care recognize McGill Faculty members, including learners and graduates, who conceive and develop novel ideas that aim to improve health care.