No doubt: Study finds confident tone elicits trust

A recently published study by postdoctoral researcher Xiaoming Jiang found that a confidently spoken phrase elicits a higher degree of trust than one spoken with doubt.
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We need to talk about school start times

Delaying school start times could help Canadian teenagers sleep better – giving them a better chance for success.
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Epigenetic eureka

A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of 15% of adult cancers of the throat linked to alcohol and tobacco use. This is a first in the field of epigenetics and the researchers are hopeful that the […]

Lack of joy from music

Have you ever met someone who just wasn’t into music? They may have a condition called specific musical anhedonia, which affects 3 to 5% of the population. Researchers at the University of Barcelona and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital — The Neuro have discovered that people with this condition showed reduced functional connectivity between […]

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Ready or not



Dr. Ervin Podgorsak would kick students out of oral exams, saying “You’re not ready,” remembers Professor Jan Seuntjens, Director of the Medical Physics Unit. “But he loved his students. He was concerned about their futures.”
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Building a bigger WELL

The Faculty of Medicine’s WELL Office expands its reach to include students from the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy, the Ingram School of Nursing and the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders.
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Sculptor, doctor, entrepreneur

Aaron Rollins,
MDCM’01, tells us where to eat when we are in one of the five cities where he operates plastic surgery clinics.
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Teacher turned student

Former teacher Jean-Michel Cohalan, BA, MA, now finds himself studying alongside a number of his past students in the Medicine Class of 2019.
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A McGill moment

Students from the Medicine Class of 2020 dance their way across campus.
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Parlons-en

With some help from McGill’s Rossy Cancer Network, a double alum of the Ingram School of Nursing helps children of people living with cancer get better support—in two languages.
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What brings you here?


Three recent recruits to McGill’s Rosalind & Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre (GCRC) tell us what drew them to the GCRC.
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The healing power of story

Retired nurse practitioner Patricia McCarthy BScN’85, MSc’91, publishes children’s book for Inuit families facing pediatric cancer.
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Bell or bust

How one man’s quest to learn more about his wife’s family history led to McGill.
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Top marks for thesis

Florencia Iulita, PhD’14, gains recognition for her PhD research on Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome.
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What I mean to say Is…


A new pilot project at the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders (SCSD) has students listening closely to people whose words don’t come easily.
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Dr. Alice Benjamin


Dr. Corinne Maurice studies viruses that don’t make you sick. These virtuous viruses are “not like the flu virus, HIV or Hep C,” says the Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology.
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Dr. Garvey: Fight to preserve father’s legacy leads to Montreal

At 84, Julius Garvey, BSc’57, MDCM’61, still practices as a cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon. Last year, he made headlines with his Justice4Garvey campaign, petitioning Obama to pardon his late father, orator and activist Marcus Garvey.
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Notes from Homecoming

See pictures from different schools and programs and hear some reflections from our returning MDCMs. Save the date for Homecoming Celebration Weekend 2018: October 11–13.
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Honouring the Melville Legacy

Announcing the Melville Undergraduate Research Bursary in Pharmacology in memory of Kenneth Melville, BSc’26, MDCM’26, MSc’31.
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Nursing CEO merges strengths

“I have been very privileged to have held many leadership roles within the world of nursing,” says Lynne McVey, BSc’81, MSc(A)’85.
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