Dr. Hirsh Rosenfeld Distinguished Public Lecture in Family Medicine: The Challenge of Pain

This year's Dr. Hirsh Rosenfeld Distinguished Lecture in Family Medicine will be presented by Mark Ware, MD, Associate Professor at the Department of...
March 13, 2024

Outstanding early-career researcher at the RI-MUHC named Terry Fox New Investigator 

Joanna Przybyl receives one of seven 2024 Terry Fox New Investigator awards for her work in osteosarcoma Joanna Przybyl, PhD, is one of...
March 12, 2024

Study sheds light on how neurotransmitter receptors transport calcium, a process linked with origins of neurological disease

McGill and Vanderbilt University researchers describe for the first time the mechanism of calcium transport in ionotropic glutamate receptors that helps drive the...
March 12, 2024

Fighting the flu: The surprising power of a century-old vaccine for tuberculosis

As Canada’s flu season collides with record strep A cases and ongoing COVID-19 concerns, a new study is shedding light on our understanding...
March 12, 2024

Brains on a dish: Revolutionizing Parkinson’s Disease research with brain organoids

Standardizing and streamlining the process to create brain organoids in labs could accelerate breakthroughs in Parkinson's Disease research Parkinson’s Disease (PD) affects nearly...
March 12, 2024

Health care inequities behind shorter life spans for Inuit from Nunavik with lung cancer 

A new study shows that people living in the Inuit region of Nunavik in northern Quebec die earlier after a diagnosis of lung...
March 12, 2024

‘A Scientist’s Scientist’: Rose M. Johnstone

Iconic McGill professor’s groundbreaking discovery impacts therapeutic development to this day “In science, predicting the significance and outcome of really new work eludes...
March 9, 2024

First Research Platforms Fest put spotlight on McGill’s world-class Core Platforms

On January 17, 2024, the Research Office of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences along with the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Institute...
February 22, 2024

Viagra to treat oxygen-deprived newborns

Treatments to help babies who run out of oxygen during pregnancy or at birth (neonatal encephalopathy) are limited. Therapeutic hypothermia is the only...
February 21, 2024

Repressing a faulty gene 

A new trial at The Neuro hopes to use mRNA to halt the devastating progression of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease  Prion diseases first came to...
February 21, 2024

Surprising new evidence on happiness and wealth

Survey of people living in small, rural communities around the world suggests income not key to happiness Global polls typically show that people...
February 20, 2024

Making AI a partner in neuroscientific discovery

New paper argues that Large Language Models can reveal breakthroughs humans alone cannot The past year has seen major advances in Large Language...
February 20, 2024