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Emil Briones
On May 3rd, our very own Emil Briones was awarded McGill’s Award for Equity and Community Building, which recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill. Find out more about Emil’s award-winning work here..


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Dr. Faleh Tamimi
Dr. Faleh Tamimi’s research has been getting attention, awards and accolades for some time now. Most recently, Dr. Tamimi became a Canada Research Chairholder. Find out more about Dr. Tamimi’s latest accomplishment here..


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Congratuations to PhD student Sreenath Madathil’s, for having his abstract selected for Oral Presentation at the 50th Anniversary Conference International Agency for Research on Cancer! Read the full story here.


February 2016

retrouvey Dr. Jean Marc Retrouvey is one of the rare dental clinicians that has his name as Principle Collaborator on a multi-million dollar grant proposal. The Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium, mainly composed of physicians, researchers, and educators was recently awarded a $6.4 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a natural history study on Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), a rare bone disease. Dr. Retrouvey will be overseeing the dental health focus of this longitudinal study. Read the full story here.


February 2016

FRQ-S Drs. Ana Velly, Richard Hovey, Mervyn Gornitsky, Petra Schweinhardt, Ji Zhang, Zovi der Khatchadourian, Monzur Murshed and Marc McKee will all be participating in studies that have been awarded grants by the Federation de recherche en santé du Québec Network for Oral and Bone Health Research. Click here to learn more about the studies.


February 2016

Faleh Congratulations to Dr. Faleh Tamimi along with fellow researchers Dr. Elham Emami (adjunt professor), Dr. Monzur Murshed and his students for winning two separate awards to investigate bone healing and osseointegration while taking system medications, including PPIs and SSRIs. Read the full story here.


February 2016

Marc McKee Congratulations to Dr. Marc McKee for receiving an operating grant from the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad in Spain of $50,000 per year for the next three years for research project “Mechanisms controlling eggshell biomineralization”. Read the full story here.


February 2016

MSc Fellowships Congratulations to Mehrnoosh Alborzi and Nioushah Noushi for being awarded the McGill Community Service Research Fellowship presented by the Fondation Marcelle & Jean Coutu research program committee. This fellowship is presented to students whose projects are in line with the objectives of the Fondation Marcelle & Jean Coutu. The fellowship allows a $10,000 stipend to be used during the 2015 – 2016 academic year. Read the full story here.


February 2016

RSBO award Congratulation to Iris Boraschi and Juliana Marulanda for receiving the Network for Oral and Bone Health Research (Réseau de Recherche en Santé Buccodentaire et Osseuse, RSBO) student scholarship award! The scholarship is valued at $15,000 is awarded to students who submit a project consistent with the Network’s research priorities and supervised by a regular member of the Network. Read the full story here.


February 2016

Mari Kaartinen Dr. Mari Kaartinen joined the Faculty in 2002 after completing her post doctorate fellowship here. She is the Chair of the Executive Committee for the Division of Biomedical Sciences and heavily involved with the direction of the Division. In her video she talks to us about her research looking for biomarkers for new treatments to promote bone formation and to slow the progress of the disease. See her full bio and video here.