Living with MS – A patient’s story

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Diagnosed with MS almost two decades ago, Marc Vaillancourt refused to change his lifestyle

McGill alum to compose new opera for OSM’s season opening

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To open the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal’s 85th season, composer Matthew Ricketts (BMus ’09) has been commissioned to write a new chamber opera. To celebrate this exciting opportunity, we asked Ricketts a few questions in a recent email exchange.

Canadian Association of Radiologists honours Lawrence Stein

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The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) recently presented the 2018 CAR Gold Medal Award to Dr. Lawrence Stein, Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology for his long and successful career in academia and teaching, and for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of radiology as a specialty. 

In conversation with neuroscientist Dr. Nguyen-Vi Mohamed

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As part of the new Neuro XXceptional video series featuring women researchers, neuroscientist Nguyen-Vi Mohamed talks about her work with mini brains, miniature balls of human brain cells smaller than a pea.

Michèle Mendelssohn on Canadian values and cosmopolitanism

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In advance of her upcoming Eakin Lecture on April 9., Professor Michèle Mendelssohn spoke to the Reporter about her work on Canadian values and cosmopolitanism.

In conversation with neurologist Lesley Fellows

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As part of the new Neuro XXceptional video series featuring women researchers, neuroscientist Lesley Fellows talks about her work and how we can “design optimal environments” for our brain.

Spotlight on neuroscientist Heidi McBride

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As part of the new Neuro XXceptional video series featuring women researchers, neuroscientist Heidi McBride discusses growing up on a farm, the power of the mitochondria and how she gauges success in science.

Dorothy Thomas Edding: Giving back to her country

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Three decades after graduating from McGill, Dorothy Thomas Edding helped found Jamaica’s first and only university-based School of Physical Therapy, allowing aspiring physiotherapists to study and work closer to home.

Kevin Page on taxation and transparency

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Kevin Page, President and CEO of the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa, will be giving the keynote on the subject Taxation and Transparency tomorrow at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada conference.

GradLife McGill one-on-one with Principal Suzanne Fortier

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In an exclusive sit-down interview with GradLife McGill, Principal Suzanne Fortier shares the graduate, personal and academic experiences that have shaped who she is today. She also discusses her aspirations for Masters, PhD students and PostDoctoral fellows at McGill in 2018 and beyond.