May 21 - June 2

 

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 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Ade-dependent immunological control of axonal regeneration
Prof. Simone Di Giovanni
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Tuesday, May 21 at 4:30 p.m. 

Faculty Council Meeting

The Faculty Council (FC) is a collegial forum for discussion of the Faculty’s governance, strategic direction and general management, as well as for advising and decision-making, where appropriate, on matters relating to its tripartite mission. It is open to all members of the faculty, including students and residents.
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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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May 21 - 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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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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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, 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, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

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

Scientific publishing: Roles and responsibilities of editors, reviewers and authors with an introduction to the advanced family of journals
Guest speaker: Dr. Babak Mostaghaci
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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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Thursday, May 23, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Institute of Health Sciences Education & 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

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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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 at 11:00 a.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Discovery of actionable tumor-specific antigens
Dr. Claude Perreault
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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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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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Monday, May 27 at 8:15 a.m.

Pathology Scientific Lecture Series

Merkel cell carcinoma (1972-2019): The storyline in 5 chapters
Dr. Noreen Walsh
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Monday, May 27 at 8:30 a.m. 

5th Annual Family Medicine Research Symposium

This annual student-run event brings together faculty, students and community members to share and discuss current advances in research conducted by graduate students in areas such as family medicine, community health, health technology, and health policy.
Invited Keynote Speaker: Sr. Monique Bourget
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Monday, May 27, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series

Vesicle-mediated inter-organismal transfer of viral populations
Nihal Altan-Bonnet, PhD
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Monday, May 27, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

Targeting alpha-synuclein aggregation for treatment of Parkinson's disease
Dr. Abid Oueslati
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Monday, May 27, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Andrew F. Holmes Dean of Medicine Distinction Lecture

An ophthalmologist takes a wrong turn: Vitamin A, blindness, and child survival
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Alfred Sommer
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May 27-30

Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases Lecture & Rounds

2018 Co-Recipient: Dr. Nabil G. Seidah
The Louis and Artur Lucian Award is designed to honour outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases by a scientific investigator or group of investigators. The successful recipient is invited to give a formal Lucian Lecture, to exchange with members of the McGill community, and possibly undertake research collaborations with McGill investigators in the field of circulatory diseases.
Note: May 29-30: Open to registrants only.
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Tuesday, May 28, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Dr. Hirsh Rosenfeld Annual Distinguished Public Lecture in Family Medicine

Humanizing medicine: Lessons learned from a nun’s journey from McGill to building family medicine in São Paulo, Brazil
Guest Speaker: Sr. Monique Bourget
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Tuesday, May 28, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

McGill Programs in Whole Person Care Film Series

We will screen a series of short films of individual transformation: Slomo (2013), 73 Cows (2018) & I Have a Message For You (2017).
The films will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Tom Hutchinson.
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Wednesday, May 29, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Alice Chan-Yip Lectureship in Integrative and Psychosomatic Medicine
Advances in diagnosis and treatment of somatic symptom disorders
Dr. W. Curt LaFrance Jr.
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Wednesday, May 29 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Discovering and characterizing retinal genes lead to insights into disease mechanisms and treatment ideas
Dr. Robert K. Koenekoop
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Thursday, May 30 at 12:00 p.m.

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

Why do we need guidance for planning, analysis and reporting of observational studies of health?
Dr. Willi Sauerbrei
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Thursday, May 30 at 3:00 p.m.

CIHR-Institute of Infection and Immunity (III) Meet-the-Community Presentations

An opportunity to engage with members of the Institute of Infection and Immunity Advisory Board and hear presentations from local researchers. 
Speakers: Drs. Mélanie Dieudé, Laurent Chatel-Chaix, Cédric Yansouni & Nathalie Grandvaux
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Thursday, May 30, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

McGill induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) Seminar Series

Development of quality control measures and analysis pipelines for single cell sequencing analysis of midbrain organoids
Dr. Rhalena Thomas
Induced pluripotent stem cells and gene editing to model neurodegenerative disorders
Dr. Eric Deneault
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Thursday, May 30, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

2nd Annual Victor Dzau & Ruth Cooper-Dzau Lectures in Global & Population Health

These distinguished lectures examine pressing topics through the lens of world renowned leaders and scholars. 
Dr. Tim Evans
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Thursday, May 30, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

4th Edition of the Annual SPCI & MSS Showcase

Bringing together medical students, faculty and community members, we are celebrating existing student-led initiatives and hope to inspire discussion of further social implication and constructive ambassadorship by our student population.
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Friday, May 31, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

McGill-MUHC Adult Respiratory Medicine: 32nd Annual Doctor Dorothy Wiselberg Seminar

Neuromuscular disorders and respiration
This is a free endowed conference in respiratory diseases in memory of Dr. Dorothy Wiselberg, one of the first female physicians to work in the area of pulmonary diseases in Montreal.
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