Meet Dr. Annette Majnemer, Vice-Dean, Education

Since taking on this new position in early 2016, Dr. Majnemer has actively engaged in consultations with a wide variety of stakeholders, as she undertakes the development of a strategic plan for education across the Faculty of Medicine.

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Montreal is world’s #1 student city

As if there weren’t already enough reasons to come to McGill, Montreal has just taken first place in the QS Best Student Cities Rankings, ending Paris’s five-year streak.

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Targeting the biological clock could slow the growth of cancer cells

A new study conducted by Nicolas Cermakian, a professor at McGill’s Department of Psychiatry, and published in BMC Biology, shows for the first time that directly targeting the biological clock in a cancerous tumour has an impact on its development.

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February is Black History Month

Dr. Kenneth Melville, a true pioneer, was not only McGill’s first black medical student and first black Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, but also a leader in his field and an advocate for civil rights.

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Neuro scientist receives $1.5M grant for Parkinson’s/ALS research

The project led by Dr. Edward Fon at The Neuro involves the development of a novel drug discovery platform in what will be a new era of therapeutics and personalized medicine for Parkinson’s disease and ALS.

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Osler Library of the History of Medicine Exhibition

January 16 to April 30, 2017

Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998

This exhibition explores the tension between the promised public-health benefits of vaccination and the reasons why resistance checked its acceptance.

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Raising the bar for human clinical trials

In a paper published recently in the journal Nature, McGill researchers argue that standards for first-time trials of drugs in humans should be strengthened to provide meaningful evidence for potential efficacy. 

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McGill Medicine and Montreal

As Montreal celebrates its 375th anniversary in 2017, read how McGill’s Faculty of Medicine has contributed historically to the city, benefiting members of the community, beginning with the origins of the Faculty itself.

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Faculty of Medicine


Patient at heart, Science in hand…

Welcome to the McGill Faculty of Medicine—home to a unique and diverse community of health professionals, scientists, students and staff who are committed to compassionate, evidence-based care.


McGill remains at the top in Health Sciences within Canada and enjoys an international reputation for excellence in teaching, clinical training and research.

Montreal Alzheimer’s Research for a Cure initiative to fund local researchers Dr. Alan C. Evans and Dr. Andréa C. LeBlanc.

The Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning is in its 10th year of enhancing the skills of health care professionals.


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