Nominate Someone You Know Today for a 2012 Medicine Alumni Global Award!

Do you know of a deserving McGill Faculty of Medicine graduate who should be considered for a McGill Medicine Alumni Global Award? Please submit your nomination.
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Highlights from the Ask the Principal webcast

In an hour-long webcast on Thursday, April 19, McGill Principal Heather Munroe-Blum spoke about the ups and downs experienced during the often challenging last school year at McGill and replied to a series of questions posed to her by members of the University community. The event was hosted by professor Wendy Thomson, Director of the School of Social Work.
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Focus on Teaching, December 1, 2011 Edition

Focus on Teaching is an information bulletin published by Content and Collaboration Solutions and Teaching and Learning Services and is designed to inform you of upcoming events to enhance your teaching at McGill University. Read on for more information on upcoming events, courses, seminars and teaching resources at your disposal.
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Medical Update for Psychiatrists – October 26, 2012

On October 26, 2012 a conference will be held by the Douglas Mental Health Institute to review and update the current understanding of the pathophysiology of common medical problems for psychiatrists, general practitioners, residents, students, researchers, pharmacists, and health professionals who treat psychiatric disorders.
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Normand Rinfret Confirmed as Head of McGill University Health Centre

At its September 4 meeting, the Board of Directors of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) unanimously accepted the recommendation of the Selection Committee and appointed Normand Rinfret as MUHC Director General and Chief Executive Officer for a four-year mandate effective immediately.
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Vitamin B12 deficiency: tracking the genetic causes

An international research team recently discovered a new genetic disease related to vitamin B12 deficiency by identifying a gene that is vital to the transport of vitamin into the cells of the body.
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Coordinated protein breakdown and synthesis: a key to healthy growth of cells

A team of researchers led by Prof. Barry Posner of McGill University’s Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism have now, for the first time, been able to show that in order to assure the ongoing supply of amino acids needed for new protein synthesis, growth factors also stimulate a coordinated or regulated increase in protein breakdown within cells to generate free amino acids.
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Recipients of 2012 Awards from Family Physicians of Canada

We are pleased to announce that several recipients from the McGill Faculty of Medicine have been honoured by the 2012 awards from The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Dr. Yolaine Yim receives the Medical Student Leadership Award, Dr. Jessica Lee receives the Family Medicine Resident Award for Scholarship, Ms. Eve-Lynne Kyle receives the Medical Student Scholarship, Dre Marie-Renee B-Lajoie receives the Nadine St. Pierre Award, and Ms. Jennifer Mitton receives the Family Medicine Resident Leadership Award.
 
Congratulations Dr. Yolaine Yim, Dr. Jessica Lee, Ms. Eve-Lynne Kyle, Dre Marie-Renee B-Lajoie, and Ms. Jennifer Mitton!
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Roxanne Pelletier recipient of the Alice Wilson Award

We are pleased to announce that Roxanne Pelletier has recently received The Alice Wilson Award from the Royal Society of Canada.
 
Congratulations Roxanne!
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