Call for nominations: Maude Abbott & Haile T. Debas Prizes

It is once again time to submit nominations for the Maude Abbott and Haile T. Debas prizes. The Maude Abbott Prize was established in 2010 by the Faculty in order to recognize outstanding female faculty members who excel in Education, Research or Administration with a focus at the early career stage.
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Departure of Danielle Dubois, Director, Building Services

Announcing the departure of Danielle Dubois, the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences’ Director of Building Services.
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Getting your proposal ready for the McGill Clinical Innovation Competition

To support CLIC applicants and help elevate the quality of their proposals, we have partnered with Bereskin & Parr, District 3 and LOK North America to offer a series of five preparatory workshops that will focus on the fundamentals of preparing a business plan and explain intellectual property and regulatory affairs aspects.
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In memoriam: Dr. James McNutt (1935 – 2021)

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Dr. James McNutt, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University, who dedicated his career to advancing knowledge and treatment of childhood speech disorders.
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McGill’s Bicentennial kicks off

Message from the Principal

On March 31, 2021, McGill turned 200, an occasion to celebrate our past achievements and to set the course for our future. This March also marks one year since the pandemic altered our lives dramatically, ushering in a challenging reality that we continue to navigate.
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PALLIATIVE CARE in Action – March 2021

It is our pleasure to announce that the second edition of PALLIATIVE CARE in Action is now available online, highlighting articles of interest to the public and events put on by the Council on Palliative Care or others in the field of palliative care.
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MIMM Bites Newsletter – March 2021

We are pleased to announce that the March issue is now available online. It provides news and announcements of interest to the faculty and support staff members, as well as to students and alumni members. It also presents information on department updates, upcoming events and announcements.
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Towards parity in medical management

At McGill’s new Campus Outaouais, a generous gift from the Leacross Foundation encourages women leadership—with an eye to improving overall health care in the region.
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New website takes a fresh look at MGH History

In partnership with the Art & Heritage Centre of the MUHC, the Montreal General Hospital (MGH) Foundation has launched a large-scale virtual exhibit to celebrate the bicentennial year of the Montreal General Hospital: the Montreal General Hospital 200th Anniversary Exhibition. 
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Hope for treatment

Bianca Grenier, a mother of two children suffering from a rare variant of a rare disease, has found her own way to advance research in the oft-neglected field of rare disease research, with novel fundraisers to support work by medical geneticist Dr. Nancy Braverman.
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McGill leads in urgent virus variant research network

An investment of $14.3 million from the Government of Canada, through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), was announced to support new research on the COVID-19 virus variants.
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Dr. Hyman Schipper’s quest for the root of consciousness

Dissatisfied with simple Cartesian logic (“I think, therefore I am”), Dr. Schipper embarked on a rigorous study of the Kabbalah, a compendium of mystical Jewish thought and philosophy that dates back thousands of years. Todd Hoffman delves into Dr. Hyman Schipper’s theory of consciousness based on the confluence of ancient Jewish mysticism and modern physics.
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Catching the virus… BEFORE symptoms appear

In preparation of the appearance of new COVID-19 variants requiring testing and retesting, the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity (MI4) deploys a non-invasive and cost-effective COVID saliva test.
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March winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award

Charles Couturier, a Neurosurgery resident and PhD candidate at The Neuro, is the winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS).

Congratulations Charles!
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McGill International TB Centre receives $17.2 M for clinical trials and clinical research on tuberculosis

The McGill International TB Centre, hosted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), will participate in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tuberculosis Trials Consortium (TBTC). This award will support clinical trials and clinical research on the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of tuberculosis (TB) for the next ten years (2021 -2031).
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Imagining the future

Second-year McGill medical student and innovator Jeremy Levett launches Stenoa, a promising start-up that reimagines the invasive diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of death globally.
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