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March 4-17

 

Monday, March 4, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Optimum diet for a long &useful life: What’s the evidence?  
Dr. L. John Hoffer
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March 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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Wednesday, March 6, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Infectious Diseases
Rational use of microbiological testing
Dr. Andre Dascal
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Thursday, March 7, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Microbiology & Immunology Recruitment Seminar

Antibiotic-mediated antiviral immunity
Dr. Smita Gopinath
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Friday, March 8 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Does phasic dopamine signalling play a causal role in reinforcement learning?
Dr. Peter Shizgal
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Monday, March 11, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series

Obesity and asthma: Role of the microbiome
Dr. Stephanie Shore
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Monday, March 11, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

Delivery of concussion information to young people: How can we turn our words into more effective action?
Jeff Caron, PhD  
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Monday, March 11, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar 

Phthalate exposure and breast cancer incidence: A Danish nationwide cohort study
Thomas Ahern, PhD
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Tuesday, March 12, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Global Mental Health Program Seminar 

Cross-cultural issues and mental health in conflict and disaster settings
Dr. Lynne Jones
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Tuesday, March 12, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Neuro: George Karpati Lecture

This Annual Lecture commemorates a world-renowned neurologist and clinician-scientist who spent his extraordinary career at The Neuro.
Inherited disorders of neuromuscular transmission
Dr. Hanns Lochmüller
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Wednesday, March 13 at 11:30 a.m.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar Series

The role of ribosomal protein composition in selective translation of longevity genes under dietary restriction
Dr. Jarod Rollins
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Wednesday, March 13 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series 

Circadian networks in the brain: Overlapping maps and functions to schedule our day
Dr. Erik Herzog
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Wednesday, March 13, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program Seminar Series 

Charting the genetic interaction landscape of human cells through genome-wide CRISPR screens
Dr. Michael Tyers
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Thursday, March 14 at 12:00 p.m.

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar

Studying visible minority and immigrant populations using administrative data
Dr. Baiju Shah
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Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Clinical Immunology and Allergy
Navigating the age of biologics
Dr. Chris Tsoukas
Immunotherapy
Dr. Peter Small
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March 4 - 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 5, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Integration science for the noncommunicable diseases and injuries of the poorest billion
Dr. Gene Bukhman
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Thursday, March 7, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

Rounds and workshop on surgeon resilience
Dr. Taylor S. Riall
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Thursday, March 7, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Neuro Workshop 

Tackling Parkinson's disease: A patient's perspective on the obstacles and challenges holding us back
Benjamin Stecher
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Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Infectious Diseases
Update on pediatric vaccination
Dr. Dorothy Moore
Overview of respiratory tract infections - Are you part of 75%?
Dr. Karl Weiss
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Monday, March 11 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Cross-talk between skeletal muscle stem cells and their niche micro-environment in regulation of muscle stem cell function and tissue regeneration
Dr. Vahab D. Soleimani
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Monday, March 11, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Emergency room and older patients: To be frail or at risk? 
Dr. Olivier Beauchet
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Tuesday, March 12, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds 

Hepatic encephalopathy and driving: A bumpy road
Guidance from the CMPA and CMA
Dr. Philip Wong
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Tuesday, March 12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Constructing personalized decision Algorithm for mHealth applications
Min Qian, PhD
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Wednesday, March 13, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

JGH Child Psychiatry Department Conference

Connecting with migrant children and their families: What children in conflict and disasters have taught me
Dr. Lynne Jones
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Wednesday, March 13, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Family Medicine Presentation

The built environment and risk of obesity: Evidence and opportunities
Dr. Tracie Barnett
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Wednesday, March 13, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Prostate cancer – New technologies for screening and diagnosis
Dr. Simon Tanguay
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Wednesday, March 13, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

McGill Qualitative Health Research Group (MQHRG) Meeting

A fireside chat with Dr. Patricia Benner
Dr. Benner is a prominent nursing theorist, academic and author. She is especially well known for her book, Interpretive Phenomenology, which advances a research methodology from existential and interpretive philosophy.
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Thursday, March 14, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Institute for Health & Social Policy Seminar

Expressing respect for people with disabilities in clinical settings
Adam Cureton, PhD
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Friday, March 15 at 1:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar

Antigen-glycopolymer conjugates: Engineering immunity and tolerance
Scott Wilson, PhD
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