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A paper published in the journal Nature Communications by researchers from McGill University brings new insights into the battle against microbial resistance. The findings can be thought of as the latest play in a very intricate puzzle, according to Dr. Berghuis, Chair of the Department of Biochemistry at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and the paper’s senior author.
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Brain Canada has awarded a 2019 Platform Support Grant (PSG) worth $1.8M to Alan Evans and team at The Neuro (the Montreal Neurological Institute) to support the EEGNet platform, an open repository for electroencephalogram (EEG) data.
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Legalization of recreational cannabis may be associated with an increase in fatal motor vehicle collisions based on data from the United States, and authors discuss the implications for Canada in an analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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Preparing for pediatric appointments requires a lot of preparation and can involve a great deal of anxiety for parents. To make it easier for parents to track, share and understand their child’s medical history, the Montreal Children’s Hospital (the Children’s) is launching a pilot project to deploy the award-winning Opal patient portal app (opalmedapps.com).
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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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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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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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The recently published research included researchers from McGill University and showed that all babies respond more to infant-directed speech – baby talk –than they do to adult-directed speech.
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A new study led by Hugh Clarke, PhD, a senior scientist at the RI MUHC and colleagues sheds light on the hormonal pathway that triggers ovulation, an important step forward in understanding infertility.
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The development and implementation of the new Canadian SARS-CoV-2 Data Portal will be led by McGill University’s Dr. Guillaume Bourque, Professor in the Department of Human Genetics, and Director, Canadian Center for Computational Genomics. Dr. Bourque’s team will work with industry partners to develop and provide real-time analytical dashboards, data exploration and standards-compliant data interfaces.
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