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February 4-17

 

Monday, February 4, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pharmacology & Therapeutics Lecture in Neuropharmacology

Genomic analysis of neurodegeneration
Dr. John Hardy
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Monday, February 4, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar

Is obesity less harmful in older adults? The challenge of studying a lifelong exposure under dynamic confounding, selection, and misclassification
Hailey Banack, PhD
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February 4 - 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, February 5 at 1:30 p.m.

Meakins Christie: 2019 Seymour Heisler Memorial Lecture 

Growing the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research (CFTR) Program
Dr. John P. Clancy
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Tuesday, February 5 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Multiple sclerosis in children - Journey of a clinical investigator
Dr. Brenda L. Banwell
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Wednesday, February 6, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Quebec Network on Nursing Intervention Research (RRISIQ) Workshop

Revues systématiques et méta-analyses: L’utilisation du logiciel RevMan
Ms. Chantal Roy
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Wednesday, February 6 at 3:00 p.m.

Social Studies of Medicine Seminar

The child’s brain and the future of gender in medicine
Dr. Sahar Sadjadi
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Thursday, February 7, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA)
Dr. Aly Elbharawy
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Thursday, February 7, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Osler Library Exhibition Vernissage

All are invited to attend a vernissage to celebrate the opening of Osler's newest exhibition by Caroline Boileau - Corps qui hantent d’autres corps.
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Friday, February 8, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series

New subsets of macrophages and dendritic cells defined by the expression of leukotriene B4 receptor, BLT1
Dr. Takehiko Yokomizo 
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Friday, February 8, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Medical Physics Unit Seminar Series

Laboratory of radiological sciences: Activities in development, structure & future projects
Carlos Alves, PhD
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Monday, February 11, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pharmacology & Therapeutics Seminar Series

BAF60 subunits of SWI/SNF complexes regulate lineage-fate decisions during hematopoietic development
Julie Lessard, PhD
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Monday, February 11, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar

A picture tells a thousand...exposures: Opportunities and challenges of deep learning image analysis in exposure science and environmental epidemiology
Scott Weichenthal, PhD
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Tuesday, February 12, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

McGill Distinguished Lecture in Human Genetics 

Categorizing autism spectrum and related disorders: Genomes to genes to outcomes
Dr. Stephen Scherer
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Wednesday, February 13, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Limping child – What not to miss
Dr. Sarah Campillo
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Thursday, February 14, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Centre for MedEd & Faculty Development Office Medical Education Rounds

Digital medicine: Impact and consequences for teaching and learning
Dr. Jörg Goldhahn
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Thursday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Fibromyalgia
Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
Approach to shoulder tendinitis
Dr. Ian Shrier
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Monday, February 4, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Fourth Annual McGill Global Health Initiative In Haiti Lectureship  
An impactful and longitudinal experience
Drs. Tanya Girard & Moneeza Walji
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Monday, February 4 at 6:00 p.m.

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) Faculty Development Workshop

The faculty development workshops are intended for teaching faculty, program directors, and other individuals involved in postgraduate medical education. The goal of this workshop is to support residents as they develop lifelong competencies that promote safe medical care.
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Tuesday, February 5, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Institute for Health and Social Policy Seminar

Older and wiser? Reflections on the past and future of Canada's public pension system
Prof. Daniel Béland
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Tuesday, February 5, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar 

A post-hoc evaluation of a sample size re-estimation: What happens in real life?
Leslie Ain McClure, PhD
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Tuesday, February 5, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Cedars CanSupport Public Lecture 

World Cancer Day
Keynote speakers: Helen Rossiter, Dr. David Fleiszer, Dr. Tarek Hijal, Judy Martin and Mutsumi Takahashi
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Wednesday, February 6, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Cardiology (Adult or Pediatric)
Diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndromes
Dr. Michael Goldfarb
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Wednesday, February 6, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Family Medicine Research Seminar

No causality in - No causality out: Utility and limits of machine learning in drug safety research
Tibor Schuster, PhD
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Thursday, February 7 at 12:00 p.m.

McGill Research Centre on Complex Traits Seminar Series

Data-driven cytometry
Dr. Ryan Brinkman
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Thursday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Medical Genetics
Genetic conditions not to miss
Dr. Bettina Mucha-Le Ny
Common topics in cancer genetics
Dr. Evan Weber
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Friday, February 8, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Boost Your Health 2019

This is a series of lunchtime information sessions, events and activities focusing on mental health, nutrition, exercise & the importance of being active, stress reduction and disease prevention.
Laughter Yoga with Liliana de Leo
Take part in a series of voluntary ‘laughter exercises’ guaranteed to turn into real and contagious laughter, which can help reduce stress and boost the immune system.
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Monday, February 11, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Cancer associated venous thromboembolism: New anticoagulant
Dr. Vicky Tagalakis
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Tuesday, February 12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

When population gets in the way: A lesson in generalization of Canadian prediction models for occupational asthma in European countries
Dr. Eva Suarthana
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Wednesday, February 13, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Dementia Education and Support Workshop for Family Caregivers 

McGill’s Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning are working in collaboration with Claire Webster and Dr. Serge Gauthier 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. This workshop will be given in French.
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Thursday, February 14 at 12:30 p.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series

Systems biology approaches for the understanding of chronic respiratory diseases
Qingling Duan, PhD
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Thursday, February 14, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cutting Edge Lecture in Science

Earlier, easier, better: How youth mental healthcare is being transformed in Canada and India
Srividya Iyer, PhD
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Sunday, February 17 at 4:00 p.m.

Benefit Concert for Syria 2019

Under the baton of Maestro Gilles Auger, I Medici di McGill will perform at the Benefit Concert for Syrian Internally Displaced People (IDP) and student fellowships at McGill University organized by the Syrian Cultural Centre.
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