Spring 2011

The November 22 open house gave donors a chance to see first-hand some of the Centre’s recent progress. It was also an opportunity for the Faculty of Medicine to give thanks for the generous contribution of $100,000 from the estate of the late André Aisenstadt. Read More


August 2011

When Vassilios Papadopoulos, McGill professor and director of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC), learned that he had been named the Dr. Phil Gold Chair in Medicine, he was deeply touched. Read More


Fall 2010

“I am indebted to McGill for my medical education,” says William Bentham, MDCM’55, GradDipMed’59, who has given back to McGill since 1956. Recently, Bentham and his wife Christie have established the Dr. William H. and Mrs. Christie J. Bentham McGill Medical Research Fund to support Parkinson’s research at the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging. Read More


Fall 2010

When Vania Jimenez, BSc’67, MDCM’71, thinks of family medicine in Quebec, it is with considerable optimism for the field’s future. “The family physician needs to be recognized at all levels as the ‘fundamental’ physician,” explains the family practitioner, medical director of the CSSS de la Montagne in Montreal and keynote speaker [...] Read More


Fall 2010

This June, Vice-Principal of Health Affairs and Dean of Medicine Richard I. Levin was honoured by the McGill Alumni Association with the David Johnston Award for his exemplary work in fundraising on behalf of the University’s Annual Fund. Read More


Fall 2010

When the Marjorie and Gerald B. Bronfman family gave McGill the means to help create a leading centre for clinical research in oncology and give birth to a truly unique department of oncology in 1991, work in the impressive grey stone building on Pine Avenue focused chiefly on patients who already had cancer.
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Fall 2010

Launched by Richard I. Levin, the Faculty’s strategic planning process, entitled “Think Dangerously,” reached a major milestone this summer. At the Faculty of Medicine Town Hall, the Design Groups, each tasked with mapping the future in a key area – Education, Research and the Faculty Lifecycle – publicly presented their draft recommendations.
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Fall 2010

Neuroscience research took another great step forward this spring as McGill University and Imperial College London signed an agreement to work more closelyin this crucial field. A similar partnership was struck between McGill and the University of Oxford at the same time last year. Both aim to take leading-edge research at these institutions even further to broaden our collective understanding of the human brain. Read More