MUHC takes augmented reality into the operating room

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New technology using augmented reality and mixed-reality is assisting surgeons with planning and real-time positioning in patients who require ear, nose and throat surgery.

Christina Wolfson awarded grant to study aging among veterans

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On May 29, the CIHR announced $1.7 million in funding for 25 Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) research projects, including a $70,000 Catalyst Grant for the project, The Veterans Health Initiative, is led by Dr. Christina Wolfson of the Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health.

Principal Fortier travels to Israel as part of Quebec delegation

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Principal Suzanne Fortier was part of a Quebec delegation led by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard on a trade mission to Israel and the West Bank from May 21 – 24.

McGill alumna gravely injured in Times Square rampage

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In 2007, Elena Avetisian was graduating from McGill in Continuing Studies, a bright future ahead of her. Today, the mother of three is fighting for her life in a New York hospital, one of the dozens of victims of a senseless automobile rampage through Times Square last Thursday that left one young woman dead. A fundraising effort has begun to help provide support the family will need in the coming days and weeks.

Silicon Valley on the St. Lawrence River?

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Martha Crago, incoming VP Research and Innovation, will represent McGill on a new blue ribbon committee that has been given $ 100 million over five years to plan Quebec’s strategy in Artificial Intelligence. Crago, along with McGill Professor Doina Precup, who will act as an observer, will help to come up with the map that will consolidate Quebec as a world leader in AI.

McGill gets 15 CRCs, infrastructure funding

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On Thursday, May 4, the Honorable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced $126 million in funding for 142 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at universities across Canada. Fifteen CRCs valued at $12 million went to McGill faculty.

Faculty of Engineering lauded for equity work

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McGill’s Faculty of Engineering has undertaken systematic efforts to increase participation in both its student body and staff by all members of society, irrespective of gender identity, cultural or socio-economic background, race or ethnicity, religion, or any other facet of diversity.

Bachand named to Superior Court of Quebec

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Frédéric Bachand, Ad. E. and an Associate Professor of Law at McGill, has been appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, district of Montreal.

McGill named one of city’s top employers for 9th straight year

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Generous maternal and parental leave programs, on-site daycare, a bucolic workplace setting and Summer Fridays are among the reasons why, once again, McGill has been selected as one of Montreal’s Top Employers.

McGill researchers receive over $7M to fight brain diseases of aging

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The Weston Brain Institute awards over $30 million nationally for high-risk, high-reward translational research projects to help speed up the development of treatments for neurodegenerative diseases of aging. The Institute will help fund the work of five McGill researchers.