December 2017

Congratulations to postdoctoral fellow Dr. Claudie Laprise and PhD student Dr. Haider Al-Waeli for being awarded the Alpha Omega Foundation of Canada Graduate Student Grant. They were amongst two of thirteen projects selected for the 2017 award.
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December 2017

Almost 15 years ago the need to bring together qualitative health researchers and create a supportive community for them to thrive in became apparent. It was with this goal in mind that a group of qualitative researchers, led by Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald, created the McGill Qualitative Health Research Group (MQHRG). Continue reading.


December 2017


Postdoctoral student Dr. Ashwaq Al-Hashedi has had another success getting her company 2D CrystaLab off the ground. Following the success with the McGill X1 Accelerator program the company was recently selected for the Centech Propulsion Program, a program sponsored and organized by ETS and other industrial supporters. Continue reading.


December 2017

The topics of palliative care and euthanasia have long been the focus of many debates in the public sphere in connection to healthcare and quality of life. They raise complex and challenging questions and naturally, tend to conjure in our minds the idea of death rather than life. Konstantinos Mastorakis has spent most of the last decade researching these topics. “Hope not only has to do with living two, three or six more months but it also has to do with feeling esteemed and loved until the very last moment”, says Mastorakis. Listen to the complete interview.


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A unique collaboration among Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and McGill University has enabled researchers to identify genetic mutations involved in a rare disease that causes scoliosis and bone malformations. The findings, published in The American Journal of Human Genetics, are likely to help doctors recognize the genetic disease, and could someday lead to therapies for the condition. Continue reading.


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How can self-management support be made more accessible and acceptable for men and adolescents living with chronic pain? A gender sensitive approaches to self-management support November 21st @ 9:00 am Our Speakers: Paul Galdas, Ph.D, RN. Department of Health Sciences University of York Paula Forgeron, Inf./R.N., Ph.D. Associate Professor / School of Nursing University of […]


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The 6th OMFS Research Day was a great success with many in attendance and a captivating lecture! The research day, part of the Dr. Kenneth Bentley Lecture Series in OMFS, took place on October 27th at the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal. For full detail and award winners continue reading.


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Professor Faleh Tamimi and former PhD student Dr. Mohamed-Nur Abdallah’s work was recognised on the highly coveted cover of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. The high quality figures presented in the paper appear on the front cover of this month’s journal. Read the full story.


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Drs. Nick Makhoul and Michel El-Hakim participated in an Oral Cancer film project documentary, designed to drive awareness of oral cancer and increasing education to the public. See the video here.


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Congratulations to Dr. Haider Al-Waeli on placing first in the CADR-NCOHR Student Research Competition. His entry placed first in the Senior Clinical Science category and was selected for entry in the IADR/Unilever Hatton Competition in London, England in July 2018. Continue reading.