24-August-12

Gustavo Turecki awarded BBRF Outstanding Achievement Prize

Gustavo Turecki, Director of the McGill Group for Suicide Studies,has been named one of seven recipients of a 2020 Outstanding Achievement Prize in Mental Health, as awaded by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the world’s largest private funder of mental health research grants. Get the full story.


25-Feb-10

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February 19th, 2010

Interim Vice-Principal Research and International Relations

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Rima Rozen as Interim Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations), effective March 1st, 2010. In this position, she will report directly to the Principal and Vice-Chancellor and will serve as a member of the University’s senior team until a successor to Professor Thérien is appointed. I am most grateful to Professor Rozen for her willingness to serve in this capacity.

A distinguished professor in the Human Genetics, Pediatrics and Biology departments and a James McGill Professor, Rozen served previously as Scientific Director of the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Deputy Scientific Director of the MUHC Research Institute. She established the Montreal Children’s Hospital’s Molecular Genetics Diagnostics Service, a pre-eminent DNA analysis centre. Professor Rozen is recognized for her research in the genetics-nutrition field and continues to direct her laboratory at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.


18-Feb-10

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February 22, 2010 – 7:30 p.m.

The Scriver Family Visiting Professorship Public Lecture

“Genetics and the Future of Medicine”


11-Feb-10

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A recent article by Constatin Polychronakos and Ken Dewar (et al.) was published in this week’s issue of nature: International weekly journal of science.


04-Feb-10

sladekHuman Genetics faculty member, Rob Sladek is co-author of an article in nature: International weekly journal of science. His research was also featured by the Montreal Gazette earlier this week.


21-Jan-10

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