Four Faculty of Medicine members among the 2016 CAHS New Fellows
The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) recently recognized four McGill representatives as leaders in the health sciences through their election as CAHS Fellows, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community.
McGill University will receive more than $1.1 million for CBRAIN, one of the world’s most advanced computing platforms for brain research, through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Cyberinfrastructure Initiative.
Brent Richards elected to the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
The Royal Society of Canada announced 80 new members to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, which included the Faculty of Medicine’s Dr. Brent Richards among the seven McGillians elected.
Thanks to a scholarship from the Graham Foundation of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, second-year McGill medical student Laurianne Rita Garabed had the opportunity to spend her summer working in the lab of famed pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. Pedro del Nido at Boston Children’s Hospital.
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced the induction of 89 new fellows, with three of the ten McGillians representing the Faculty of Medicine. The new cohort of Fellows, which includes Dr. Guy Rouleau, Dr. Charles Bourque and Dr. William Foulkes (l. to r.), will be formally inducted into the RSC on Nov. 18, in Kingston. Read More
McGill wins $84 million grant for neuroscience
McGill will launch an ambitious effort to advance understanding of the human brain and ease the burden of neurological and mental-health disorders, thanks to an $84 million, seven-year grant announced under the federal government’s Canada First Excellence Research Fund (CFREF).
During a ceremony held on August 29 at McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, the School of Physical & Occupational Therapy (SPOT), in partnership with CBI-Concordia Physio Sport NDG, was officially recognized as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence.
On August 23, 2016, four days of orientation began for medicine and dentistry students at McGill University, preparing them to start their journey along the path to becoming future physicians and dentists.