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March 18-31

 

Monday, March 18, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

Deciphering the complex genetics of neural tube defects
Zoha Kibar, PhD  
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Monday, March 18, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Neuro: Inaugural Christopher Thompson Lecture

Image-guided neuro intervention and beyond. A personal journey
Dr. Terry Peters
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March 18 - April 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, March 19, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Epidemiology Seminar

Smoking cessation post-acute coronary syndrome
Dr. Mark J. Eisenberg
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Wednesday, March 20, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Social Consultation and Interpretation Services (SCIS)
Who is left behind? Health disparities among LGBT children, youth and adults: Strategies for inclusive care
Dr. Shuvo Ghosh
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Wednesday, March 20 at 12:00 p.m.

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - CHILD/ADULT Seminar

Enhancing PICU care experiences for children with medical complexity
Janet Rennick, PhD
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Wednesday, March 20, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH WIP/Lunch & Learn Seminar

Access to essential diagnostics at primary care level
Mikashmi Kohli
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Wednesday, March 20 at 4:00 p.m.

Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture Series

Somatosensation à la mode
Prof. John Wood
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Wednesday, March 20 at 4:00 p.m.

GCRC Frontiers in Cancer Research Lecture Series

Towards precision medicine at single cell resolution: From brains to bone marrow
Trevor Pugh, PhD
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Thursday, March 21, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

Novel insights into pathogen-host interactions in humans and bats
Dr. Karen Mossman
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Thursday, March 21, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Money Talks for Docs Volunteer-Run Workshop Series

What you didn't learn in Med School
McGill volunteer and alumnus Dr. Benjamin Burko invites all Montreal-area physicians and medical students to this latest workshop.
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March 21-22

Global Health Film Festival - Focus on TB

Split over two evenings, this film festival will explore the often untold stories of the TB community.
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Friday, March 22, 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

7th Annual TB Centre Research Day

The focus will be on tuberculosis and other mycobacterial research. It is an opportunity to meet, mingle, share great research and enjoy some cocktails.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joia Mukherjee
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Friday, March 22 at 1:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar

Gene networks and drug resistance: Breakthroughs using novel model systems
Daniel Charlebois, PhD
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Monday, March 25 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

New players in mammalian post-transcriptional gene silencing pathways
Dr. Marc Robert Fabian
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Monday, March 25, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

New drugs for the treatment of severe asthma  
Dr. Pierre Ernst
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Monday, March 25, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

McGill Epidemiology Seminar 

Methodological challenges of studying perinatal outcomes following immunization during pregnancy: A case study on influenza
Deshyane Fell, PhD
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Tuesday, March 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Design of lipid nanoparticle systems to enable gene therapies
Pieter Cullis, PhD
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Tuesday, March 26, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Old tests, new tests & what do we make of them
Dr. Brian Gilfix
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Tuesday, March 26, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Integrated Management Symposium Series

Navigating the cannabis haze: Disrupting a century-long underground market
Brian Athaide & Dr. Diana Dakhlallah
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Wednesday, March 27 at 12:00 p.m.

McGill Library: Author Workshop offered by The Lancet

Understanding the publishing process with The Lancet
In this workshop you will learn about how to structure your article, understand the peer review process, how to get your research noticed, and other important publishing tips and tricks.
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Wednesday, March 27, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Neuro Workshop

Making open neuroscience infrastructure interoperable 2.0
This workshop unites experts in presenting strategies that make neuroscience data management and processing FAIR and interoperable.
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March 27-28

24th Annual H. Rocke Robertson Visiting Professor

Dr. Donald H. Jenkins
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March 27-29

Visiting Speakers Program in Oncology

Current and future multiple myeloma management strategies: Where are we heading?
Dr. Rafael Fonseca
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Thursday, March 28 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Science vs faith: Addressing history’s oldest debate
Prof. Kenneth Miller
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Thursday, March 28 at 5:00 p.m.

The Dr. Martin A. Entin Lecture in the History of Medicine

Migration, inequality and health: A view from the Indian Ocean
Prof. Sunil Amrith
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Friday, March 29 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Physiology 14th Undergraduate Research Day
Emergence of renal potassium channels as drug targets for global health
Dr. Jerod S. Denton
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Friday, March 29, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Boost Your Health Series 

A Feast of Science with Dr. Joe Schwarcz
Are there fish genes in tomatoes? Can snail-slime cream and bone broth really make your wrinkles disappear? What’s the problem with sugar, resistant starch, hops in beer, microbeads, and “secret” cancer cures? Are “natural” products the key to good health?
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Monday, March 18, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Uncommon mechanisms in thrombosis…Research that could change your practice  
Dr. Ed Conway
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Monday, March 18, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

McGill Epidemiology Seminar

GRADE approach: How to rate the quality of evidence in systematic reviews
Dr. Valéry Lavergne
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March 18 - April 15

Osler Library Exhibition 

Corps qui hantent d’autres corps
A project by Caroline Boileau, Michele Larose – Osler Library Artist-in-Residence. During her residency, she explored different European and Asian medical texts dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries
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Tuesday, March 19, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

New approaches in the management of drug hypersensitivity and desensitization
Drs. Chris Tsoukas, Gilbert Matte & Ghislaine A.C. Isabwe
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Wednesday, March 20, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Cedars Cansupport: Oncology Nutrition Awareness Day

We will discuss the latest updates from the new Canada Food guide and healthy eating guidelines before, during and after cancer treatment.
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Wednesday, March 20 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Acoustic experience alters how you see the world
Dr. Stephen Lomber
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Wednesday, March 20, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

CPD Wednesday E-Learning Series (WELS): Webinar only

Neurology
MS in 2019
Dr. Paul Giacomini
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Wednesday, March 20, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Family Medicine Research Seminar

Lost in knowledge syntheses? A roadmap with decision aid and resources
This seminar is about a roadmap to help clinicians, managers, graduate students and researchers to choose the appropriate path for synthesizing knowledge in family medicine education, quality improvement and research (including literature reviews), and accessing appropriate method reference.
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Thursday, March 21, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

Management of retroperitoneal sarcoma
Dr. Sinziana Dumitra
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Thursday, March 21, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Institute for Health and Social Policy & the Max Bell School of Public Policy Discussion

International Day of Happiness
What makes societies happy? The dawn of happiness-guided policies
Prof. Chris Barrington-Leigh
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Thursday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Face-to-Face and Webinar

Neurology
Classification and clinical differentiation of the dementias
Dr. Chenjie Xia
Lumbar radiculopathy before the referral
Dr. Carlo Santaguida
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Friday, March 22 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Cellular senescence and retinal vascular disease
Dr. Mike Sapieha
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Friday, March 22, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Medical Physics Unit Seminar Series

Novel approaches to simplify the planning, delivery and validation of real-time brachytherapy treatments
Luc Beaulieu, PhD
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March 24-25

21st Annual Meakins-Christie Laboratories Workshop

Molecular physiology of respiratory diseases
Lumping and splitting chronic respiratory diseases
Macklem Lecture by Dr. Graham Barr
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Monday, March 25, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

A better trajectory for children at risk of developmental disorders: Definition of best practices in terms of screening
Marie-Noelle Simard, PhD  
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Monday, March 25, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Department of Biochemistry Seminar – Quastel Lecture

Biochemical mechanisms in the control of chromosome segregation
Dr. David O. Morgan
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Monday, March 25, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

SCSD: Donald G. Doehring Memorial Talk

For arborized trees, plant early:
Syntax and neurolinguistic processing in early vs late first-language acquisition
Rachel I. Mayberry, PhD
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Tuesday, March 26 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series 

Encoding of associative memory in engram cell pathway
Dr. Jun-Hyeong Cho
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Wednesday, March 27, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Charlotte Laplante Branchaud Lectureship in Perinatal Endocrinology
Congenital hyperinsulinism - Management and outcomes
Dr. Daphne Yau
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Wednesday, March 27, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

CPD Wednesday E-Learning Series (WELS): Webinar only

Occupational Medicine
Returning your patient to work
Dr. Avram Whiteman
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Wednesday, March 27, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program Seminar Series  

Developing novel tools to predict allograft outcomes of renal transplantation with pretransplant donor-recipient metrics
Dr. Jean Tchervenkov
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Wednesday, March 27 at 2:30 p.m.

McGill Library: Reviewer Workshop offered by The Lancet

Understanding the peer reviewer role with The Lancet
In this workshop you will learn how to construct an effective review, navigate some of the pitfalls of being a reviewer, what editors look for in reviewer comments and critiques, and emerging trends in the peer review process.
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Thursday, March 28, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Dementia Education and Support Workshop for Family Caregivers 

Dr. José Morais is working in collaboration with Claire Webster and with the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning to offer a community workshop which aims to educate and support caregivers who are looking after a family member with Alzheimer's disease or a dementia-related illness. Dr. Isabelle Gélinas will facilitate the safety component of the workshop in the simulated apartment.
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Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Face-to-Face and Webinar

Dermatology
Concerns over cosmetics
Joe Schwarcz, PhD
Emergency Medicine
Clinical tools for the workup of chest pain
Dr. Eli Segal
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Friday, March 29 at 1:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar

Towards machine learning predictions in big biomedical data
Dr. Danilo Bzdok
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Friday, March 29, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

McGill International TB Centre/RECRU Joint Seminar Series

Drug consumption: Barriers to accessing essential medicines for tuberculosis in Canada
Adam R. Houston
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