McGill pays tribute to its hometown on May 17, the day that Montreal was founded 375 years ago. Join us throughout 2017 - a year in which Canada also marks its 150th - for a range of activities celebrating the communities of which we are apart.
Six Canada Research Chairs for the Faculty of Medicine
Six representatives of the Faculty of Medicine were among the fifteen McGill CRCs announced on May 4 by the Honorable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, part of $126 million in funding for 142 new and renewed CRCs across the country.
In an opinion piece in the Montreal Gazette, McGill’s Dr. Larry Lands calls for Quebec to provide newborn screening for Cystic Fibrosis, available in the rest of Canada for up to nine years and for decades in some places in the United States.
Martin Schmeing receives 2017 CSMB New Investigator Award
Dr. Martin Schmeing, Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry is the 2017 recipient of the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences New Investigator Award, which recognizes meritorious research in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or genetics in Canada. Read More
Vitamin D supplements will probably not help asthma or atopic dermatitis
So says Dr. Brent Richards, William Dawson Scholar, Associate Professor of Medicine at McGill University in an interview with Medicalresearch.com about his recent study.
In a new paper published in Structure, McGill researchers show for the first time in atomic detail how bacterial enzymes known as kinases confer resistance to macrolide antibiotics, offering hope for the design of next generation antibiotics resistant to superbugs.
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.