Live 2018

In his most recent piece for The Conversation, Dr. John Bergeron details the history of gene editing and offers perspective on both the potential negative and positive impacts this could present to humankind.
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Live 2018

This year marks the 10th anniversary of McGill University’s Life Sciences Complex (LSC), an interdisciplinary biomedical research hub that combines state of the art imaging equipment, animal facilities and lab space across four buildings. To commemorate the milestone, a special symposium was held on December 5, 2018. This is part five of a five part series highlighting each of the research themes housed within the LSC.
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Live 2018

This year marks the 10th anniversary of McGill University’s Life Sciences Complex (LSC), an interdisciplinary biomedical research hub that combines state of the art imaging equipment, animal facilities and lab space across four buildings. To commemorate the milestone, a special symposium was held on December 5, 2018. This is part four of a five part series highlighting each of the research themes housed within the LSC.
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Live 2018

“We can be the last line between life and death, the last resource,” explains Dr. Lily HP Nguyen, Associate Professor in the Department of OTL-HNS at McGill University. ”Knowing that added pressure and responsibility, I think it’s really important to offer these types of courses.” Dr. Nguyen is referring to the Advanced Airway Course that provides OTL-HNS senior residents across Canada with the opportunity to gain important decision-making capabilities, master surgical skills and improve team skills with regards to airway management. 
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Live 2018

Published by McGraw-Hill in November 2018, “Cardiology Board Review and Self-Assessment: A Companion Guide to Hurst’s the Heart,” is an all-inclusive study guide developed to complement the 14th edition of “Hurst’s the Heart,” one of the two major textbooks in the field of cardiovascular medicine. 
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Live 2018

This year marks the 10th anniversary of McGill University’s Life Sciences Complex (LSC), an interdisciplinary biomedical research hub that combines state of the art imaging equipment, animal facilities and lab space across four buildings. To commemorate the milestone, a special symposium was held on December 5, 2018. This is part three of a five part series highlighting each of the research themes housed within the LSC.
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Live 2018

Thanks to a New Investigator award from the Terry Fox Research Institute, McGill’s Dr. Livia Garzia, is studying how and why certain sarcomas metastasize. Her hope is that by identifying early signs of metastatic dissemination she will be able to know what tumours are more at risk of becoming metastatic and find new treatments for children and young adults with these cancers.
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Live 2018

This year marks the 10th anniversary of McGill University’s Life Sciences Complex (LSC), an interdisciplinary biomedical research hub that combines state of the art imaging equipment, animal facilities and lab space across four buildings. To commemorate the milestone, a special symposium was held on December 5, 2018. This is part two of a five part series highlighting each of the research themes housed within the LSC.
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Live 2018

Professor of Human Genetics and Theme Lead for the McGill University Research Centre on Complex Traits (MRCCT), Silvia Vidal was recruited to the LSC in 2003 while it was still in the planning stages. When the doors opened in 2008, she immediately launched an ambitious collaboration that took full advantage of the new facilities.
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Live 2018

An updated breast cancer screening guideline places a new emphasis on shared decision-making between women and their health care providers to support women to make an informed decision on based on preferences. The guideline, released by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force), is published today in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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