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May 13-26

 

Monday, May 13, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Digging deeper: G protein by subunit regulation of cardiovascular Kv7 channels
Dr. Jennifer Stott
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May 13 - 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, May 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Epidemiology Seminar

Cardiovascular disease in women of reproductive age: The contribution of pregnancy
complications
Sonia Grandi
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Tuesday, May 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s Research Centre Seminar Series

Innovative models promoting access-to-care transformation: An action-research program to improve access to comprehensive primary care for vulnerable populations
Jeannie Haggerty, PhD
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Wednesday, May 15 at 11:30 a.m.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar Series

Roles for nuclear microtubule filaments and non-coding RNAs in nuclear compartmentalization and DNA repair
Dr. Karim Mekhail
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Wednesday, May 15 at 4:00 p.m.

Pain Rounds

Challenging patient: Frustrated clinician shall the twain ever meet?
Ann Gamsa, PhD
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Wednesday, May 15, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

McGill Division of Geriatric Medicine Public Lecture

Understanding and preparing for the reality of dementia
This public lecture aims to raise awareness and provide basic information about Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases. Leading experts have come together to share their knowledge and expertise with the community to provide essential information that will help families to understand and access the resources needed to navigate the disease.
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May 15-16

17th Annual L.D. MacLean General Surgery Visiting Professor

Dr. John R.T. Monson
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May 15-16

Visiting Speakers Program in Oncology

Management of advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma
Dr. Michael B. Atkins
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Thursday, May 16, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 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. Donald Doell 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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Friday, May 17 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Brain mapping strategies for investigating pro-social effects of oxytocin in a mouse model of autism
Dr. Katrina Chou
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Tuesday, May 21, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

The un-divulged secrets of guideline production.
Lessons from the pain, agitation and delirium guidelines
Dr. Yoanna Skrobik
Rating the evidence: Can we upGRADE?
Dr. Nisha Almeida
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Tuesday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m. 

Faculty Council Meeting 

This meeting is open to all members of the faculty, including students and residents.
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Wednesday, May 22, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Flourishing at work – Mindful lessons for clinicians and leaders
Dr. Ronald Epstein
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Wednesday, May 22, 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

11th Annual Centre for Research in Reproduction and Development (CRRD) Research Day 

Breakthroughs in research and development
Modulating the calcium signals supporting egg activation: Implications for assisted reproduction
Dr. Carmen Williams
Pink or blue? Novel genomic approaches to differences of sex development
Dr. Eric Vilain
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Thursday, May 23, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

Lucky number 12? The story of lymph node harvests in colon cancer
Dr. Larry Lee
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Thursday, May 23, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Centre for MedEd & Faculty Development Office Medical Education Rounds

Where have we failed? A critical perspective on health professions education
Prof. Erik Driessen
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May 23-24

4th Annual Neuro National Clinical Trial Training Program

This two-day program will cover education and training on clinical trial readiness, medical monitoring, CROs, novel technology in clinical trials, consortium trials, trial design, drug safety, clinical trial outcome measures and more.
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Friday, May 24, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC: Injury, Repair & Recovery Program (IRR) Seminar Series  

Not-too-stiff and not-too-compliant, just right: How the Goldilocks principle applies to bone tissue engineering
Dr. Natalie Reznikov
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Monday, May 13, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Autoimmune inflammatory myopathies: How extra muscular features are stealing the show  
Dr. Valerie Leclair
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May 13-14

5th Biological and Biomedical Engineering Symposium

We are excited to showcase the cutting-edge research conducted by McGill graduate students and professors relating to the research themes of computational biology, biomaterials and regenerative medicine, micro- and nano-engineering, biomedical imaging, neural engineering, and diagnostics and therapeutics.
Speakers: Drs. Alan Evans, Frédéric Leblond, Joseph Paul Cohen, Jonathan Kimmelman
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Tuesday, May 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Imaging immunity - Developing a deep spatiotemporal understanding of inflammation and host defense
Dr. Ronald N. Germain
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Tuesday, May 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Personalized immunotherapy for hematological malignancies
Dr. Jacalyn Rosenblatt
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Tuesday, May 14, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

McGill Programs in Whole Person Care Film Series

Unrest (2017)
Join us for the screening of Unrest, a Sundance award winning documentary film produced and directed by Jennifer Brea. The film tells the story of how Jennifer and her new husband faced an illness that struck Jennifer just before they married. The film will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Tom Hutchinson.
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Wednesday, May 15 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

How dendrites and glia get their shapes
Dr. Maxwell Heiman
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Wednesday, May 15, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Goodman Cancer Research Centre Public Forum

A reason to hope: Understanding and managing cancer
As part of its mission to empower patients, caregivers and families dealing with cancer, the Goodman Cancer Research Centre organizes an annual series of four lectures at which leading experts discuss advances in cancer research.
Session 4: A current look at renal cancer: From biology to treatment
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Wednesday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Beth Zion Congregation Free Public Lecture

Neuroinformatics: Why Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s & Autism need a big-data approach
Dr. Alan Evans
Ranked among the top 1% of highly cited researchers, Dr. Evans is a world authority in imaging technologies, brain mapping and neurological research. He will discuss how the global adoption of neuroinformatics platforms and data-sharing are changing the research landscape, bringing us to a pivotal point in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Autism research, among others.
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Friday, May 17 at 8:00 a.m.

McConnell Brain Imaging Centre Scientific Symposium

Advances in high-field brain imaging – Celebrating the arrival of Canada’s first whole body 7T MRI
This symposium will feature talks by internationally recognized experts in ultra-high field MRI.
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Friday, May 17, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Institute for Health & Social Policy/Centre de recherche en éthique Seminar

African American living kidney donors’ preferences for informed consent for APOL1 genetic testing
Dr. Elisa Gordon
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Friday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. 

25th Annual Physiology Graduate Research Day 

Less heat, more light: Discovering smarter therapies for pediatric brain tumors
Dr. Robert Wechsler-Reya
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Tuesday, May 21 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Ade-dependent immunological control of axonal regeneration
Prof. Simone Di Giovanni
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Tuesday, May 21, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

McGill Programs in Whole Person Care Film Series

Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (2018)
The film starts as a stand-up comedy act written and performed by Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby, which debuted in 2017. The work includes social commentary, especially about LGBTQ issues, but has much wider implications. The film will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Tom Hutchinson.
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Wednesday, May 22 at 12:00 p.m.

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

Economic modeling in pediatric oncology
Petros Pechlivanoglou, PhD
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Wednesday, May 22, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program/TB Centre Joint Seminar

The dark side of medical publishing: Predators, pirates and profiteers
Dr. Madhukar Pai
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Thursday, May 23, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Alzheimer's disease in Down syndrome: Human studies
Dr. Juan Fortea
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May 23-24

Institute for Health & Social Policy (IHSP) Annual Conference

Housing, health and policy
This conference is a timely and important opportunity to contribute to innovative research, policy and discussion on these topics.
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Friday, May 24 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Discovery of actionable tumor-specific antigens
Dr. Claude Perreault
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May 26-28

4th Conference of the Canadian Society for Chronobiology

An exciting and diversified program about various aspects of biological rhythms.
Mrosovsky Keynote Lecture: Dr. Valérie Simonneaux
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