Molecule shown to repair damaged axons

PhD candidate Andrew Kaplan and a team led by Dr. Alyson Fournier, at the Neuro, have discovered that a natural molecule can repair damaged axons, the major culprit underlying disability in spinal cord injury and stroke.

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Laurent Duvernay-Tardif on Tout le monde en parle

McGill medical student Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, one of the NFL’s best-paid offensive line recruits, shares his story and passions.

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Dr. Morag Park awarded prestigious Robert L. Noble Prize

Dr. Morag Park, Director of McGill’s Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre, is the 2017 recipient of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Robert L. Noble Prize for outstanding achievements in basic biomedical cancer research.

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Montreal’s pioneer female doctors continue to inspire

In honour of International Women’s Day and Montreal’s 375th anniversary, we share with you the stories of Drs. Jessie Boyd Scriver and Maude Abbott, two great McGillians and Montreal pioneers.

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McGill ranked world’s 3rd best university for study of Anatomy & Physiology

McGill University is the world’s third-best university for the study of Anatomy & Physiology according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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Faculty of Medicine student named “Personality of the Year”

Anudari Zorigtbaatar, a Med-P student at McGill University, was recently named as “Personality of the Year” in the education category, by Le Droit/Radio-Canada in recognition of her community involvement.

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New model could shed new light on immune system response to Zika Virus

A new model discovered by researchers at McGill University could be used in laboratory research to improve understanding of Zika virus infection and aid development of new treatments, according to a study published in PLOS Pathogens.

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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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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 McGill Faculty of Medicine 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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