Live 2019

Back when he was a professional magician, Jay Olson learned a lot about the power of suggestion. Olson, now a doctoral student in psychiatry in the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory lab led by associate professor of psychiatry Amir Raz (also a former magician), is using that knowledge to pursue doctoral research on the potential healing effects of placebo treatments.
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Live 2019

McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine unveiled a new strategic research plan (SRP) for the Faculty in 2014, which was subsequently updated in 2017 as part of the strategic planning exercise known as Project Renaissance. Dr. Shari Baum, who recently assumed the role of Vice-Dean, Life Sciences, played an important role in the development of the most recent version of the plan. Dr. Baum recently took the time to answer some questions for us about the plan’s current state, the strategic direction of the Faculty when it comes to research and how this plan impacts our many exceptional researchers.
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Live 2019

Come…browse through the fascinating original editions of Leonardo’s books, articles and pamphlets present in Osler’s collection. Look over Osler’s shoulder as he and his cataloguers examined and transformed these volumes, inserting important items, including personal letters and witness new insights. Feel the intimate connection with each volume. Enjoy the very human imaginative process that results in the creation and beauty of the book. 
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Live 2019

In a new story posted to The Conversation, Claudia Brown, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, writes about the lack of awareness of the impact that physiotherapy can have on the lives of people suffering from pelvic floor-related conditions.
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Live 2019

The Faculty of Medicine had a strong presence at the annual Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) hosted in Niagara Falls, April 13-16, where students, residents and faculty members showcased research and innovations in health sciences education.
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Live 2019

I Medici di McGill gets set to wrap-up their 30th season with a concert on April 28
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Live 2019

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, Mélanie Gauthier shares her passion for critical care nursing, and much more. Prior to taking on a full-time faculty lecturer position at the ISoN, Mélanie worked as a nurse clinician at McGill University Health Centre’s – Glen Campus intensive care unit and actively participated in the unit’s education and quality improvement committees. She continues to practice on this unit.
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Live 2019

Even in recycling, quality over quantity matters. On this Earth Day, the MUHC is taking important strides to decrease its carbon footprint across its network as a leading environmentally-friendly healthcare institution. How, exactly? The MUHC is striving to be a greener institution and is set to create a Sustainable Development Committee – a multidisciplinary body with representation from numerous MUHC departments and the authority to influence and recommend green initiatives across all of our sites.
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Live 2019

Not smelling skunk is generally a very good thing, but in the case of Anne McIsaac, it was a sign of a much worse problem than smelly animals living on her property —it was a sign of Parkinson’s disease, or PD. Eventually a friend recommended McIsaac go to The Neuro. There she met Dr. Anne-Louise Lafontaine, a neurologist and director of the Movement Disorders Clinic.
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Live 2019

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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