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Dr. Gustavo Turecki, Scientific Director of the Douglas Research Centre and founding Director of the McGill Group for Suicide Studies, is one of seven recipients of the 2020 Outstanding Achievement Prizes in Mental Health as awarded by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. “The Outstanding Achievement Prizes acknowledge and celebrate the power and importance of neuroscience and psychiatric research in transforming the lives of people living with mental illness,” said the BBRF press release, issued on October 21.
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The project OncoBuddy et OncoConseil, led by Dr. John Kildea, Medical Physicist and Assistant Professor in the Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology at McGill University, and Dr. Tarek Hijal, Chief, Division of Radiation Oncology at the McGill University Health Centre, is one of the four winners of Oncopole’s Priorité patient Competition – Research to serve the needs of cancer patients.
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Wajih Jawhar, a research assistant and former trainee at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), has been named a member of the newly launched Youth Advisory Council of The Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health, one of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
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In 2017, as a doctoral student at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), Catherine Argyriou, PhD, and her supervisor, Dr. Nancy Braverman, won the AmorChem KNOCK OUT in Quebec City. In 2020 Catherine has chalked up another win: the prestigious Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship.
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Dr. Nada Jabado is the recipient of the seventh annual Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research for her transformational work in treating childhood brain cancers. Congratulations Dr. Jabado!
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Two McGill researchers have won distinguished NARSAD awards from New York’s Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Dr. Massimiliano Orri, a Marie-Curie and Canadian Institute of Health Research post-doctoral fellow with McGill’s Group for Suicide Studies, and Dr. Wei-Hsiang Huang, Assistant Professor with the Centre for Research in Neuroscience, each received a $70,000 USD Young Investigator Grant for their respective two-year projects.
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Budhachandra Singh Khundrakpam of The Neuro of McGill University and the National Institute for Mental Health has won a prestigious award from New York-based Brain & Behavior Research Foundation.
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On September 18, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) announced 77 new Fellows to its ranks, including 10 from McGill. One of the most prestigious honours in the Canadian health sciences community, election to the CAHS recognizes individuals for their leadership in and commitment to their field of expertise. Elections are based on a nominating and peer review process that seeks to recognize those who are marked by a record of substantial accomplishment.
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Congratulations to Bartha Maria Knoppers, Director of the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University, who has been named the 2020 Till & McCulloch Award recipient for her exceptional ethical, legal and social implications paper in Science entitled, Biotechnologies nibbling at the legal “human”.
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The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to announce that its multi-site laboratory OPTILAB Montréal-CUSM is the first of the 12 OPTILAB clusters in Quebec to receive ISO accreditation (ISO 15189:2012, ISO 22870:2016, and CAN/CSA-Z902-15 when applicable) from the Bureau de normalisation du Québec and Standards Council of Canada (SCC). This accreditation attests to the high standards that OPTILAB Montréal-CUSM has achieved in all of its labs, a significant team accomplishment during a global pandemic when lab results are in great demand.
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