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An innovative interdisciplinary PhD program will bridge the gap between the quantitative and biological domains to improve life sciences research. Quantitative Life Sciences, a joint venture initiated by the Faculties of Medicine and Science at McGill University and now involving many other faculties, has been given the green light by the Ministère de l’Éducation et l’Enseignement supérieur. The new program is one of three offered through McGill’s Interfaculty Studies (Biological and Biomedical Engineering and the Integrated Program in Neuroscience are the others) and is currently accepting applicants for September 2019.
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The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, this morning announced a new Canada Excellence Research Chair in Genomic Medicine: Genes to Drug Targets for Next-Generation Therapies. Dr. Vincent Mooser, who will be joining McGill this summer, is a pioneer in using genomics-based tools and datasets to develop new target-based therapies to improve human health. Dr. Mooser is one of the few clinician-scientists with over 25 years of experience at the nexus of three domains: academia, the clinic and industry.
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The project is a partnership between McGill University and the Centre intégré de santé et des services sociaux (CISSS) de l’Outaouais. The Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services is financing the $32.5-million construction project while the Ministry of Education and Higher Education is providing recurrent funding for teaching activities. “It’s very gratifying to see this long-awaited project taking shape. This is a historic moment for McGill and the CISSS de l’Outaouais,” says Dr. David Eidelman, Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of Medicine at McGill. 
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Our dedicated faculty members are the heartbeat of the Ingram School of Nursing. Learn more about McGill Nursing educators via Focus on McGill Nursing Faculty. In this edition, Oxana Kapoustina shares her passion for nursing and teaching, and much more. Prior to taking on a full-time faculty lecturer position at the Ingram School of Nursing in 2018, Oxana worked as a nurse clinician at McGill University Health Centre’s Emergency Department where she was actively involved in educational and nursing orientation activities. She continues to practice in the Emergency Department and holds CNA certification in Emergency Nursing.
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Congratulations to the three McGill-affiliated hospitals that placed in the top ten in Newsweek’s rankings of the best hospitals in Canada.
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On April 8, David Saint-Jacques, an Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine, became the fourth Canadian astronaut – and the second McGillian – to take part in a spacewalk. Just after 7:30 am, Saint-Jacques and NASA astronaut Anne McClain stepped outside the International Space Station (ISS), the giant floating lab orbiting some 408 kilometres above Earth.
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A glass plaque on the wall of The Neuro’s Movement Disorders Clinic identifies the clinic as a Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence, one of only a few in Canada. Indeed, over the past decade, The Neuro has created an multi-disciplinary team to deal with all aspects of Parkinson’s disease research, treatment and patient care. “The team has grown a lot since I joined in 2002,” says Lucie Lachance, an MDC nurse-clinician who, along with her nurse-clinician colleague, Jennifer Doran, acts as a key contact with the clinic’s more than 1,000 PD patients.
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Dr. Anne-Louise Lafontaine, Head of Neurology at the MUHC and Director of The Neuro’s Movement Disorders Clinic, is a tireless advocate for Parkinson’s patients. Dr. Lafontaine built the  clinic from the ground up because she saw a crucial need for Parkinson’s patients to have the care and support of allied health professionals. The inter-disciplinary clinic delivers outstanding patient care and is a Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence, one of only a few in Canada.
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Our dedicated faculty members are the heartbeat of the Ingram School of Nursing (ISoN). Learn more about McGill Nursing educators via Focus on McGill Nursing Faculty. In this edition, Annie Chevrier shares her passion for nursing, teaching, and much more. Prior to taking on a full-time teaching position at McGill in 2013, Annie worked in various positions in acute-care health institutions. She has held several advanced nursing practice roles in several specialties, namely inpatient and outpatient medical-surgical nursing, internal medicine, and acute and critical care.
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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Scientific advances and treatments developed at The Neuro have made it a leading centre for research and clinical care.
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