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McGill researchers take a leading role in Canada’s new Coronavirus Variants Rapid Response Network, which aims to track and monitor harmful coronavirus variants in order to control their spread.
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The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has released an important new clinical practice resource from a global team of specialists in cancer genetics that will help inform the clinical management of patients who are at increased risk of breast cancer, pancreatic cancer and likely ovarian cancer.
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Researchers at The Neuro are using sugar to make and deliver pudding-like brain implants that reduce foreign body response.
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Scientists at The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) of McGill university recruited volunteers to view short flashes of light paired with sounds with a variety of delays and asked them to report whether they thought both happened at the same time. The participants performed this task inside a magnetoencephalography (MEG) machine, which recorded and imaged their brain waves with millisecond precision. The audio-visual pairs of stimuli changed each time, with sounds and visual objects presented closer or farther apart in time, and with random orders of presentation.
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The Gnotobiotic Research Platform, under the leadership of Irah King, PhD, a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), officially launched its activities in March 2021. Located at the Glen site of the RI-MUHC, the Gnotobiotic Research Platform is also an integral part of the newly minted McGill Centre for Microbiome Research.
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A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) recommends routine screening for sexually active adults under 30.
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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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