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Appointment of Dr. Lesley Fellows as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Lesley Fellows has been appointed to the newly created position of Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. This appointment, reporting to the Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs, is effective as of March 1, 2016.

Appointment of Dr. Evelyn Constantin as Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education

Dr. Evelyn Constantin has been appointed to the newly created position of Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Reporting to the Associate Dean, PGME, this appointment came into effect February 29, 2016.

Natalia Jaworska, PhD

Since arriving here last spring, Dr. Natalia Jaworska has been “a tornado,” as her supervisor, Dr. Marco Leyton, reports. “She has been wiping clean various inefficient procedures, energizing everyone...

Jeffrey Downey

Jeffrey Downey’s early work has culminated in two publications and a third authorship in PNAS, with his own manuscript currently under revision at Cell Host & Microbe.

Samantha Hajna

Samantha Hajna has successfully defended her PhD thesis, Neighbourhood walkability and pedometer and accelerometer-assessed walking in Canadian adults, in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and...

Yidan Lu, MD

Dr. Yidan Lu has been involved in high-profile research projects in gastroenterology, including an assessment of the dissemination of global guidelines using a national registry and research...

RI-MUHC team receives funding to develop improved radiation treatment devices for cancer patients

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is proud to announce that Dr. Shirin Abbasinejad Enger, researcher from the Cancer Research Program...

New Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team named to attack brain cancer in children

A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) led by Dr. Nada Jabado, hemato-oncologist at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC...

Our online newsletter is now “RI-MUHC Live”!

The Fall 2015 RI-MUHC Newsletter was our last seasonal issue. Check the new “RI-MUHC Live” page regularly for fresh content in...

Heart attacks could be reduced by rethinking the way we prescribe statins

Millions of people today take statins to help lower their cholesterol level. Currently statins are prescribed to patients based on their...

"Smart soles" in shoes to help patients recover from a broken hip

Hip fractures are one of the most common injuries sustained by the elderly population following a fall. This often results...

A conversation about heart health with cardiology experts at the MUHC (April 19-20, 2016)

Join Dr. Nadia Giannetti, Chief of Cardiology, and leading cardiology physicians and researchers to learn more about...

International Behavioural Trial Network 2016 Conference (May 19-21, 2016)

The IBTN is a forum for behavioural researchers and professionals interested in sharing leading behavioural trial research, practices and innovations. This 2 ½ day conference will include plenary sessions, workshops, and posters sessions.

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 14, 2016)

Monday Noon Seminar
Invited Speaker: HELEN MCNEILL, PHD
Professor of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto,
Professor of Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto,
Senior Investigator of the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Coordinating Growth and Polarity

Proteomics Platform Open-House Symposium (March 8, 2016)

This one-day open house symposium of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Proteomics Platform...

Knowing, Sharing, Doing: 1st National Knowledge Translation Conference in Rehabilitation (May 4-5, 2016)

The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University is proudly hosting its 1st National Knowledge Translation...

The Journey: Childhood versus Adult Cancer (Leukemia) (April 20, 2016)

Presented by: The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre
Featuring:
Nathalie A. Johnson, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Russell Jones, PhD
Daniel Sinnett, PhD

Dr. Annette Majnemer appointed Vice-Dean, Education, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Annette Majnemer has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice-Dean, Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective immediately.

Open House and Advanced Imaging Workshop (11-11-2015)

A successful one-day workshop was organized by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Molecular Imaging Platform to introduce a variety of state-of-the-art microscopy and imaging techniques and their applications in biomedical research. The workshop included on-site practical demonstrations of advanced microscopy imaging techniques.

Dr. Christina Wolfson appointed McGill’s Deputy Research Integrity Officer

Dr. Christina Wolfson, Professor in the Department of Medicine and in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, has been appointed McGill’s new Deputy Research Integrity Officer...