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 […]

Bone death

The discovery of a new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip could allow doctors to identify and treat the disease before symptoms arise and potentially avoid hip replacements. Osteonecrosis or “bone death” of the femoral head is a serious disease that is caused by interruption of blood flow in the hip bone. Patients […]

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FAB friends


Mitch Garber, BA, and Benjamin Burko, BSc, MDCM’88, two high school friends, co-chair Faculty Advisory Board (FAB).
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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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McGill24: Thank you

How did the Faculty of Medicine do in the second annual McGill24, a University-wide day of giving?
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Tough funding environment spurs creativity

Research is vital to Canada’s early-career investigators, and yet as many as 80% see their applications to crucial federal grants turned down, says Dr. Argerie Tsimicalis, Assistant Professor,
Ingram School of Nursing.
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Ch-ch-changes

New School of Population and Global Health to be housed in McGill’s Faculty of Medicine.
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The business of medicine

What is the secret to becoming more innovation-friendly? To start with, take on medicine’s silo-based culture, says Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal, Director, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning.
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Moving on up: The Ingram School of Nursing to celebrate 100th anniversary in new offices

A century’s worth of leadership, progress and advancements in nursing education is a major achievement by most standards. Such is the case for the Ingram School of Nursing, which continues to flourish since its inception in 1920, offering students the chance to discover the many exciting and rewarding opportunities the profession has to offer. The School’s expansion continues, literally, with a major move into 680 Sherbrooke St. West, planned for August 2017, in anticipation of its 100th anniversary.
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Hearing engineer

Associate Professor Robert Funnell, BEng, MEng, PhD, is working on a tympanometry test that will help decrease the number of false positives in infant screenings for congenital deafness.
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7 ways to up your game in the health sciences “classroom”


The latest science behind the decisions we make as clinical and classroom teachers.
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Doin’ good

What have our McGillians done for you (and the rest of the world) lately? From making progress towards a Zika vaccine… to raising the alarm about the next epidemic… to keeping the media honest during a time of crisis.
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Happy camper

Former Eagle Spirit camper, current Physiology student and aspiring doctor, Alex Gray, shares how he stays connected to his culture on campus.
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How to hit a Homecoming home run

The award-winning Medicine Class of 1967 shares their Homecoming tips.
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The thank-you list


Here are just some of the recent ways alumni and friends like you have found to give back.
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Who is this person? Quiz


In Barbara Logan Tunis’ In Caps and Gowns, one student from the early ’30s sings her praises: “During these years of great financial crisis, [this person’s] pioneer spirit carried the day in the classroom.” …
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