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McGill to host Remembrance Day ceremony November 11

McGill, which is now the permanent home for the Royal Canadian Legion’s official Montreal Remembrance Day ceremonies, will again play host to the event this Sunday, Nov. 11, at 10:30 a.m. on the downtown campus’s lower field.
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Seminar: Neurobehavioural analysis of reinforcement and its relevance for substance abuse – December 5

A seminar entitled “Neurobehavioural analysis of reinforcement and its relevance for substance abuse: results from the IMAGEN study” presented by Dr. Gunter Schumann will be presented on Wednesday 5 December at 11:30 am at the Strathcona Anatomy & Dentistry Building…
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Jewish General Hospital receives excellent review from Accreditation Canada

This week (November 26 – 29) the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) underwent a comprehensive inspection by Accreditation Canada, a not-for-profit, independent organization that assess the quality of services based on standards of excellence…..
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LDI researchers evaluate effects of new anti-coagulants

A group of researchers at the Lady Davis Institute of the Jewish General Hospital have published a meta-analysis of novel anti-coagulants tested in nine clinical trials, involving more than 16,600 patients, and concluded that two of the new entries on the market offer improvements over warfarin. Their findings appear in the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ).
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Study on dementia aims to build up defences

McGill University researcher and Centre for Studies in Aging director Jens Pruessner recently launched the Prevention of Neurological Diseases in Everyone at Risk (PONDER) project, which will offer free cognitive training to the public while creating an extensive database of longitudinal cognitive assessments which he hopes will give researchers a greater understanding of the trajectory of neurodegenerative diseases.
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Immunology Student, Sarah McCuaig, McGill’s 134th Rhodes Scholar

22 year old, Sarah McCuaig, is the recipient of one of eleven Rhodes Scholarships given to Canadians this year by the prestigious Oxford University. She is McGill University’s 134th Rhodes Scholar…
 
Congratulations Sarah!

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Charles Scriver and Arnold Steinberg jointly awarded the 2012 HRF Gold Medal of Honour

The Health Research Foundation has awarded its prestigious Medal of Honour to Dr. Charles Scriver and Mr. Arnold Steinberg for their outstanding contributions to health sciences and public health innovation during a ceremony held in Toronto on November 14, 2012.
 
Congratulations Dr. Scriver and Mr. Steinberg!

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