Live 2018

In his decades of work in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Dr. Ernest Seidman has had a steady influence on many professionals in the field worldwide. An international symposium on gastroenterology in his honour, April 13 and 14, at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) brought that point home loud and clear.
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Live 2018

Dr. Balfour Mount, Eric M. Flanders Emeritus Professor of Palliative Care at McGill University was among the six renowned medical pioneers recognized as the 2018 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Inductees during a special ceremony, hosted in partnership with the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Congratulations Dr. Mount!
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Live 2018

Recently, McGill held its seventh annual 3-Minute Thesis/ Ma thèse en 180 secondes competition in which graduate students deliver concise presentations of their research in three minutes or less. This year, 14 participants captivated the audience with their research and their polished presentation skills.
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Stuart Trenholm, who joined The Neuro in 2017 as an assistant professor, has received a Career Development Award from The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO), the only Canadian researcher to receive one this year. Congratulations Dr. Trenholm!
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Dr. Fackson Mwale, a Professor in the Division of Orthopedic Surgery in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Surgery has been selected to serve as a member of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Study Section, Center for Scientific Review for a six-year term beginning July 1. Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honours. Congratulations Dr. Mwale!
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Live 2018

On December 7, 2017 Dr. Carlos Morales, Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine was honoured with the “Mención de Honor Senador Domingo Faustino Sarmiento,” the highest recognition of the Honorable Senate of Argentina awarded to a person involved in sports, cultural, professional and/or academic activities for his entrepreneurial work aimed at improving the quality of life of his fellows, institutions and communities. Congratulations Dr. Morales!
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Live 2018

On March 16, Dr. Eduardo Franco, Chair of the Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology at McGill University, was in Porto, Portugal to receive an honorary doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa) from the University Fernando Pessoa. In his acceptance speech he thanked McGill as a home that provided him for 28 years with the intellectual shelter and nurturing support that allowed him to devote his time to research, teaching, and service. Congratulations Dr. Franco!
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Dr. Évelyne Vinet, a rheumatologist and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Canadian Rheumatology Association’s (CRA) Young Investigator Award.  Dr. Vinet, who obtained her PhD from the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill, focuses her research on reproductive issues in women with rheumatic diseases. Congratulations Dr. Vinet!
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Live 2018

Dr. Alexander Winkler-Schwartz a fourth-year neurosurgical resident and a PhD candidate in the Integrated Program in Neuroscience at McGill University is one of three 2018 recipients of the Robert Maudsley Fellowship for Studies in Medical Education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The fellowship helps specialists acquire knowledge and skills to develop educational programs, evaluation methods and research applicable to medical education. Congratulations Dr. Winkler-Schwartz!
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Live 2018

Hamed Najafabadi, an assistant professor in McGill’s Department of Human Genetics, and Stuart Trenholm, assistant professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute, have been selected as 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows – a coveted distinction awarded to highly promising early-career scientists from the United States and Canada.
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