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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 80 / February 23rd, 2017

Making the leap from lab to market

Two McGill Dentistry teams are working on getting their products to market. Dr. Faleh Tamimi and his team and Dr. Ashwaq Al-Hashedi presented their projects at this year McGill Dobson Cup, an annual startup competition for the McGill community. Dr. Al-Hashedi will continue on to the final round of the competition. Read the full story here.

Dr. Belinda Nicolau accepted as ADEA Leadership Fellow 

Dr. Belinda Nicolau was recently accepted to participate in the American Dental Education Association Leadership Institute. She is the third McGill Dentistry Professor to be chosen to partake in the prestigious Institute. Read the full story here.

Apply today for Summer Research Scholarship

Applications are open for undergraduate dental students wishing to do a summer research project. All original research will be presented at the Oral Health Research Day and prizes are awarded to the top two project. For more information and details on how to apply see here. 

Outstanding Alumnus Award Nominations

The Faculty of Dentistry is pleased to call on nominations for the “Outstanding Alumnus” Award, which recognizes and celebrates a McGill Dentistry graduate for his or her exceptional contributions to the Faculty and the dental profession in general. Click here to learn how to nominate your outstanding alumnus. 

In and Around the Faculty

Last chance to get early bird ticket prices for Faculty Ski Day

Pain Centre Produces Gains

“We’re in huge need for understanding pain,” says Dr. Luda Diatchenko. “Healthcare costs for chronic pain treatment are greater than for cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined,” she says.

For a wide smile

Happy reading week!



February 23rd:
McGill Dentistry Outreach Gala 

March 9th:
Cleaning night

March 11th:
Third Annual Faculty Ski Day

April 6th:
Graduate Research Day

April 18th:
Faculty 5 à 7

April 29th Save the Date:
Annual Roast – Class of 2017

May 18th Save the Date:
Hall of Honour Re-inauguration

Complete the 2016-2017 CE program 

In the News

Listen to Dr. Jean-Marc Retrouvey discuss Craniofacial and Dental Issues in OI on the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation Podcast Series. Click here to listen.

McGill Wide

Montreal is world's #1 student city
McGill’s hometown overtakes Paris in the 2017 QS Best Student Cities ranking. Montreal’s big jump from last year’s seventh-place reflects the city’s recent economic progress, as well as a strong performance in a new category that surveyed 18,000 international students about their university life and learning experiences.

McGill Security Services’ Night Route Map outlines the recommended East-West and North-South routes for crossing the Campus after dark. Click here to see the map 

Real-life self-defense course for women register here


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