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April 15-28

 

Monday, April 15 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

FSTL3 neutralizing antibody as a novel diabetes therapy
Dr. Alan Schneyer
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Monday, April 15, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Penicillin allergy  
Dr. Jesse Schwartz
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April 15-30

Osler Library Exhibition

Drawing from the rich holdings of the Osler Library of the History of Medicine, Curiosities of Conception looks specifically at the ways that medical discourses have responded to and perpetuated the image of the monstrous maternal from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.
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Tuesday, April 16, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

The metabolic regulation of stem cells and cancer
Sean J. Morrison, PhD
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Tuesday, April 16, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Epidemiology Seminar

ELSA Brasil: Study design and selected findings
Dr. Antonio Alberto Lopes
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Tuesday, April 16 at 4:00 p.m.

GCRC Frontiers in Cancer Research Lecture Series

Deconvoluting human breast cancer with de novo human models
Dr. Connie J. Eaves
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Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Council on Palliative Care Workshop

The value of the Palliative Care team
Angela Ciambella PT, Barbara Mancini OT, Carla Shaw RD
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Wednesday, April 17 at 11:30 a.m.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar Series

Integrated 3D tomography and computational modeling to study forces in metaphase spindles
Dr. Stefanie Redemann
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Wednesday, April 17, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Neuro: Hughlings Jackson Lecture

Starting new actions and learning from it
Dr. Rui Costa
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Thursday, April 18, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cutting Edge Lecture in Science

Cardiovascular disease and dementia: Why should I care?
Dr. Edith Hamel
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April 23, 24 & 29

Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases Lecture & Rounds

2018 Co-Recipient: Dr. Dan Roden
The Louis and Artur Lucian Award is designed to honour outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases by a scientific investigator or group of investigators. The successful recipient is invited to give a formal Lucian Lecture, to exchange with members of the McGill community, and possibly undertake research collaborations with McGill investigators in the field of circulatory diseases.
Note: April 24: Open to registrants only.
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Wednesday, April 24 at 4:00 p.m.

Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture

Intersection between pain and addiction: implication for kappa opioid receptors
Catherine Cahill, PhD
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Thursday, April 25, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Culture, Mind & Brain Seminar Series

The insidious work of emotion metaphors
Laura Otis, PhD
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Thursday, April 25 at 4:30 p.m.

Social Studies of Medicine Book Launch & Signing

Ethical Issues in Women’s Healthcare: Practice and Policy
Edited by Lori d'Agincourt-Canning & Carolyn Ells
Discussions by Joanna Caron & Natalie Stoljar
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Friday, April 26, 8:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

1st International Workshop of the Steatohepatitis in HIV Emerging Research (SHIVER) Network

The goal of this workshop is to provide a multidisciplinary view of the current state of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) in HIV research, treatment and disease burden both nationally and internationally, and to establish the platform for collaborative research projects between Canada and institutions leaders on the topic.
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Monday, April 15, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

Human hematopoiesis and leukemia: Unbiased approaches reveal new insights
Dr. Connie J. Eaves
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Monday, April 15 at 2:30 p.m.

Social Studies of Medicine Seminar

From vice to addiction: Survival strategies for drug war living
Prof. Elizabeth Roberts
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April 15 - June 28

McGill Library Exhibition

Sir William Osler’s Leonardo da Vinci Collection: Flight, Anatomy and Art
The objectives of this exhibition: to outline a short history of Leonardo’s life pertinent to Osler’s Leonardo Collection, to explore the similarities in the lives of William Osler and Leonardo da Vinci, and to document the history of the Leonardo volumes in Osler’s library focused under the topics of flight, anatomy and art along with Osler’s personal engagement with his Leonardo Collection. Curated by Dr. Rolando F. Del Maestro.
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Tuesday, April 16, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Is Alzheimer’s disease Type 3 Diabetes? The role of insulin in the brain
Dr. C. Ronald Kahn
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Tuesday, April 16 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Microglia: The little cell that could
Dr. Tuan Trang
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Tuesday, April 16 at 6:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Cancer Research Program: 2019 Cancer Frontier Lecture

Ras proteins and their regulators in human disease
Frank McCormick, PhD
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Wednesday, April 17, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

How to understand and interpret reports from molecular genetics labs
Jean-Baptiste Rivière, PhD
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Wednesday, April 17, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH WIP/Lunch & Learn Seminar

Feasibility of an innovative AideSmart! app-based multiplexed, point-of-care screening and counselling strategy for HIV-associated co-infections in key Canadian populations
Dr. Angela Karellis
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Wednesday, April 17, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Department of Biochemistry Seminar

The mechanisms of DNA transposition: Beyond just cutting and pasting
Dr. Frederick P. Dyda
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Tuesday, April 23, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

SPOT 9th Annual Edith Strauss Interactive Day

“Real-life” implementation of evidence in clinical practice
This conference is relevant for health care professionals, clinical managers/administrators, researchers, professional and graduate students, and decision-makers interested in knowledge translation.
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Wednesday, April 24, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Innovative approaches to pediatric and adolescent care: Child life play-based interventions
Helen Magdalinos
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April 24-25

Effervescence Conference

The Future of Life Science
It is the inevitable rendezvous of the co-creators of the Future of life sciences. Nearly 50 speakers will address topics in more than nine themes focusing on the future of life sciences and health technologies. Effervescence is developed by 14 partners including McGill University and addressed to the entire life sciences and health technologies ecosystem.
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Thursday, April 25, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Metabolic Disorders & Complications Program Seminar Series

Advanced imaging for assessment of bone and muscle strength
Dr. Angela M. Cheung
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Friday, April 26 at 1:30 p.m.

Pathology Scientific Lecture

Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) in melanoma
Dr. Ayman Al Habeeb
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Sunday, April 28 at 4:00 p.m.

Epilepsy Canada: Concert for a Cure 2019

Under the baton of Maestro Gilles Auger, I Medici di McGill performs an all-Mozart program, featuring soloist Kyoko Hashimoto in Piano Concerto 23. Before the concert, Dr. Elsa Rossignol, CHU Ste-Justine, one of several beneficiaries of funding in Quebec, will give a 15-minute “TED-like” talk about the state of epilepsy research and treatment. Proceeds of the concert will benefit epilepsy research in Canada.
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