Developing the first effective drug for progressive MS

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A clinician/scientist at The Neuro played a major role in developing a drug that offers hope to people with two forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), including one where no other effective drug existed. 

Major funding for innovative genomics geared to Quebec patients

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Pioneering work to advance genomics and precision health treatments at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has been rewarded by Génome Québec.

The Neuro signs agreement with Chinese and Cuban institutes

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On April 20, Canadian, Chinese and Cuban neuroscience institutes strengthened an existing partnership with the signing of a memorandum of understanding in Chengdu, China. Partners in the agreement include The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, The Cuban Neuroscience Center, The University of Electronic Sciences and Technology of China, The West China Hospital, and The Tianfu New Area of Chengdu (TFNA).

Hot Cities 2018: Getting “hotter” every year       

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Genevieve Cote, a U3 BCom student, gives a first-person account of Prof. Karl Moore’s most recent Hot Cities tour with BCom students – to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi.

Like babies, eggs send signals when “hungry”

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A team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre is decoding the secrets of how ova grow and stay fertile.

Tackling adherence to treatment on several fronts

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An innovative trial combines digital technology and coaching to improve adherence to treatment among young kidney transplant patients.

Some important things to know about HPV

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March 4 marked the first International HPV Awareness Day, a day to raise awareness of HPV and the knowledge we have gained regarding the prevention of HPV-related diseases.

Nagano conducts stellar McGill Symphony performance

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Last night, under the demanding baton of Montreal Symphony Orchestra conductor Kent Nagano, the McGill Symphony Orchestra delivered a standout performance in front of a nearly full 2,100-seat house.

Take risks, create rules, and listen to customers

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Engineering alumni share the lessons they’ve learned from their start-up experiences with students at the recent John D. Thompson Entrepreneurial Development Seminar.

New exhibition traces 200 years of vaccination debate

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Vaccination: Fame, Fear, and Controversy, 1798-1998, a new exhibition showcasing the scientific and emotional debate and arguments over vaccination, shows that even with the success of eliminating smallpox, the core arguments in the vaccine debate haven’t changed much in 200 years.