May is MS Awareness Month

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research and treatment has been a major focus at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro), home to Canada’s first MS clinic, for many years.

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Happy birthday, Montreal!

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.

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Meet Stefanie Blain-Moraes, PhD, researcher at the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Her research uses physiological signal processing techniques and assistive technology design principles to address the needs of non-communicative individuals and their care providers.

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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.

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May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

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.

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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.
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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 about his recent study. 

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New hope in the fight against superbugs

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.

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Nominate an alum today!

Now accepting nominations for the 9th annual Medicine Alumni Global Awards. Open to graduates of the MDCM program and of the three allied health schools. Deadline: June 1.

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Osler Library of the History of Medicine Exhibition

January 16 to August 31, 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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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 is one of the top medical schools in North America and enjoys an international reputation for excellence in teaching, clinical training and research.

Scientists Dr. Martin Richer and Dr. Selena Sagan at McGill University shed new light on immune system response to Zika Virus. 

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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