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Centre for Medical Education taking steps to become an institute

By Philip Fine

If reactions at a Faculty Town Hall meeting held September 17 are any indicator, the Centre for Medical Education may soon be called the Institute of Health Sciences Education. Among its reasons for transforming into an institute would be to both offer graduate degrees in health sciences education (HSE) and to appoint academics conducting scholarly work in the field.

Published: 24 Oct 2018

Weight loss success linked with active self-control regions of the brain

Source: Cell Metabolism

New research suggests that higher-level brain functions have a major role in losing weight. In a study among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, those who achieved greatest success in terms of weight loss demonstrated more activity in the brain regions of the lateral prefrontal cortex associated with self-control. The results of the study were published in Cell Metabolism on October 18.

Published: 18 Oct 2018

Existing cancer drugs could prove beneficial for more patients

Researchers discover additional targets for existing drugs used to treat a specific melanoma

 

Published: 4 Oct 2018

$2 million research grant awarded to McGill Nursing represents ‘powerful endorsement’ of the profession

By Christina Kozakiewicz, Ingram School of Nursing

Published: 26 Sep 2018

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building Update – Additional Areas to Reopen Sept. 10-14

To all members of the Faculty of Medicine,

Further to last week’s update on the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, during which we confirmed the opening of the 5th and 6th floor amphitheatres and 2nd floor classrooms, we are pleased to report that the following additional areas will be opened as follows:

Published: 10 Sep 2018

Daring to explore with physician astronaut David Saint-Jacques

By Diane Weidner, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

Published: 4 Sep 2018

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building Update – 2nd, 5th and 6th Floors to re-open September 4

To all members of the Faculty of Medicine,

With the new academic year set to begin in earnest, I am pleased to report a great deal of progress has been made with respect to remediation efforts at the McIntyre Building following the July 13 fire. I take this opportunity to thank the University’s Project Review team who have taken over the reins from the Emergency Operations Committee and who continue their meticulous work to minimize disruptions to our community.

Published: 31 Aug 2018

McIntyre post-fire update – August 10

To all members of the Faculty of Medicine,

Published: 10 Aug 2018

McIntyre post-fire update – August 2

To all members of the Faculty of Medicine,

Published: 2 Aug 2018

McIntyre post-fire update - July 30

To all members of the Faculty of Medicine,

Published: 30 Jul 2018

McIntyre post-fire update - JULY 28

To members of the Faculty of Medicine,

Published: 28 Jul 2018

McIntyre post-fire update - July 26

To all members of the Faculty of Medicine,

Published: 27 Jul 2018

McIntyre post-fire update - July 25 / Information session #2 - Thursday, July 26

To all members of the Faculty of Medicine,

Work continues on plan, based on today’s update by McGill’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). Soot on Floors 7 to 13 has been cleaned from the majority of rooms and HVAC systems, and we have received the results of final air quality assessments to support the reopening on Friday, July 27, of Floors 7 to 13, provided the key steps outlined below are successfully completed.

Published: 26 Jul 2018

McIntyre post-fire update - July 24

To all members of the Faculty of Medicine,   Further to the update sent on July 20, the McGill Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has confirmed that the temporary barrier and pathways to isolate Floors 1 to 6 from 7 to 16 have been completed.
Published: 24 Jul 2018

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