Dr. Wilson Miller appointed Clinical Lead of the Rossy Cancer Network

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Wilson H. Miller, Jr. as the new Clinical Lead for the Rossy Cancer Network (RCN) effective September 1, 2014.
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Dr. Regina Husa Appointed Director of Accreditation of Postgraduate Medical Education

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Regina Husa as Director of Accreditation, Postgraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective September 1, 2014.
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In memoriam: Dr. Yves Clermont (1926-2014)

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of a pioneer and long-time member of the McGill Faculty of Medicine family. Dr. Yves W. Clermont, Emeritus Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, McGill University, passed away Friday, October 10, 2014, at the age of 88.
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Hiring freeze will help McGill keep salary-increase promises – Masi

Imposing a hiring freeze for administrative staff at the University will help McGill to keep its promises and meet its obligations with regard to salary increases, while still respecting the provincial government’s demand that universities trim their administrative salary mass, Provost Anthony C. Masi told Open House forums on McGill’s financial situation held Monday.
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Centraide fundraising campaign

As one of the world’s top universities, we empower people to take charge of their lives through education. McGill is also a community of engaged people, committed to making our city a better place. That’s why we are leading a Centraide fundraising campaign on our campuses. This major effort, an important part of the greater Montreal Centraide Campaign, is one of the most significant ways in which McGill makes a difference in the city we call home.
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Welcome to the 2014-2015 academic year

Message from Principal Suzanne Fortier

It is exciting to see our campuses buzzing with so much joy and activity. I hope that you all had a chance to take some summer vacation and have refueled your energy and enthusiasm. Welcome back, and thank you to all the new members of our community – students, faculty and staff – for choosing McGill.
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Lady Davis Institute Research Newsletter – November 2014

We are pleased to announce that the Lady Davis Institute Research Newsletter for November 2014 is now available online!
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Oral cancer-causing HPV may spread through oral and genital routes

Oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infections were more common among men who had female partners with oral and/or genital HPV infection, suggesting that the transmission of HPV occurs via oral-oral and oral-genital routes, according to a McGill University study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
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World experts join forces on rare genetic disease

Recent advances in understanding a neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative genetic disease that has a higher incidence in Quebec will be discussed at a two-day international scientific symposium. The 3rd International Symposium on Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay (ARSACS) on November 12-13 is hosted by the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro.
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MUHC gets keys to the new hospital

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) now has full access to the new facilities at its Glen site in Montreal. With the Independent Certifier’s issuance of a substantial completion certificate, we can now move ahead with the activation process to prepare to receive patients, organize research facilities and train healthcare professionals at the site.
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Two McGill athletes among CIS Top 8 Academic All-Canadians, including pharmacology student

Two student-athletes from McGill are among the CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadians for the 2013-14 season announced Tuesday by Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Representing the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec conference are McGill standouts Mariam Sylla, a basketball player and pharmacology student, as well as Cédric McNicoll, a hockey player and accounting major.
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Two awards for Dr. Francis Glorieux

Dr. Francis Glorieux has been named the recipient of the 2014 ASBMR William F. Neuman Award, which recognizes an ASBMR member for outstanding and major scientific contributions in the area of bone and mineral research and for contributions to associates and trainees in teaching, research and administration, as well as the OIF Humanitarian Award, given to individuals who have devoted their own lives to improving the lives of people living with osteogenesis imperfecta.

Congratulations Dr. Glorieux!
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