September 30 - October 13

 

Monday, September 30 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology & Therapeutics Seminar

Click chemistry and advanced imaging for characterizing drug targeting
Dr. Nathan Luedtke
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Monday, September 30, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar

(Almost) 10 years of the Canadian network for observational drug effect studies
Dr. Robert Platt
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September 30 - October 2

Fifth International Drug Discovery and Development Forum

New trends in small molecule drug discovery: Artificial intelligence, cancer-cell vulnerabilities and immunology
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Tuesday, October 1, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Hematopoietic stem cell microenvironments in health and disease 
Dr. Paul S. Frenette
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Tuesday, October 1, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Epidemiology Seminar

Levothyroxine and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with subclinical hypothyroidism: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Dr. Oriana Hoi Yun Yu
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Tuesday, October 1, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Finding the sweet spot in treating patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Dr. Abhinav Sharma
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Tuesday, October 1, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

St. Mary's Research Centre Seminar

La coercition reproductive: Résultats d’une étude qualitative menée auprès de femmes québécoises
Sylvie Lévesque, PhD
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Tuesday, October 1, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

McGill Distinguished Lecture in Human Genetics

Molecular genetic studies of CNS vascular development and disease
Dr. Jeremy Nathans
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Wednesday, October 2, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

21st Annual Alan Ross Lecture
Precision medicine strategies for medulloblastoma
Dr. Scott Pomeroy
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Wednesday, October 2 at 11:30 a.m.

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar Series

The role of RNA Binding proteins in the onset of cancer-induced cachexia: new potential avenue for therapy
Dr. Imed Gallouzi
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Wednesday, October 2 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series 

The science of art and illusion
Dr. Patrick Cavanagh
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Wednesday, October 2, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Clinical tools for the workup of chest pain
Dr. Eli Segal
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Wednesday, October 2, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program Seminar

LeishDerm: an HSP90 inhibitor-based formulation cures experimental cutaneous leishmaniasis by parasite killing and modulating host immune response
Dr. Patricia Sampaio Tavares Veras
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Wednesday, October 2, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Injury, Repair, Recovery (IRR) Seminar Series

Injectable hydrogel for regenerating the degenerate disc, three prong attack for low back pain therapy
Christine Le Maitre, PhD
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Wednesday, October 2, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Advances on Bayesian computation for big data problems
Florian Maire, PhD
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Wednesday, October 2 at 4:00 p.m.

Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture

The point of no return: Mechanisms driving the transition from acute to chronic pain
Dr. Jon Levine
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Wednesday, October 2, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

IHSP Annual Launch 2019-2020: Conversation & Cocktail

Québec & Montréal – Future leaders in accessibility?
Speakers: Senator Chantal Petitclerc, Stephanie Watt, Melanie Benard & Tiiu Poldma
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Thursday, October 3, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds 

Harvey Sigman Lecture in Surgical Education
Purposeful and deliberate practice: Implications For effective training, improved education and sustained life-long learning
Dr. K. Andres Ericsson
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Thursday, October 3, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

RI-MUHC Trainee Committee & CTB Technology: Platform Expo

This will be an opportunity for trainees and staff to learn about the state-of-the-art technologies and instrumentation available and discover exciting opportunities to accelerate their research.
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Thursday, October 3, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Social Studies of Medicine Symposium

Beyond the Nobel Prize: Performing scientific excellence in Canada
This symposium will bring together historians, social scientist and scientific leaders to look at the inequality of opportunities for excellence and its recognition and the networks underlying the distribution of these opportunities.
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Thursday, October 3, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Approach to orofacial pain
Dr. Zovinar Der Khatchadourian
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Thursday, October 3, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar
Cannabis & teens
Dr. Richard Bélanger
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Friday, October 4 at 10:30 a.m.

IDIGH Program Symposium 2019

All are welcome to participate in the vendor show and visit around 20 sponsor booths. A great time to mingle and network! 
Invited keynote speakers: Drs. Kevin Kain, Sharon Walmsley, Charu Kaushic & Katherine A. Siminovitch
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Friday, October 4, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

Neural mechanisms underlying the supraspinal control of locomotion     
Dr. Réjean Dubuc
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Friday, October 4, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LDI Epidemiology Seminar

Dual antiplatelet therapy in 2019 – The totality of the evidence and its uncertainty
Dr. James Brophy
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Friday, October 4, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar

Solving the radiofrequency field inhomogeneity problem in head MRI for full exploitation of ultra-high field scanners
Dr. Nicolas Boulant
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Saturday, October 5, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. 

Cedars Concert for Kids with Cancer

All proceeds of this concert will be donated to Sarah's Fund for Cedars, an organization that supports the Pediatric Hematology - Oncology department at the Montreal Children's Hospital.
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Monday, October 7, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series

Hematopoietic stem cell responses to infection
Dr. Katherine Yudeh King
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Monday, October 7, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar 

Prehospital emergency care: Opportunities for collaborative research with Urgences-Santé
Luc de Montigny, PhD
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Wednesday, October 9, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds 

Dr. N. Blair Whittemore Visiting Professor of Sarah’s Fund for Cedars in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
The Peter Pan syndrome: Stalled development at the core of pediatric brain tumors
Dr. Nada Jabado
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Wednesday, October 9, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Chronic myelogenous leukemia and other myeloproliferative syndromes
Dr. Pierre Laneuville
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Wednesday, October 9, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Sampling from networks: Respondent-driven sampling
Mamadou Yauck, PhD
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Thursday, October 10, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

Immunometabolism and host-parasite interaction modulating inflammatory responses
Dr. Fernando Lopes
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Thursday, October 10, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Neuro: Albert Aguayo Lecture

The sensory neurons of touch
Dr. David Ginty
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Thursday, October 10, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Metabolic Disorders & Complications (MeDiC) Program Seminar Series

Mechanism of small intestinal nutrient sensing
Dr. Tony Lam
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Thursday, October 10, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Smoking cessation and tobacco technology
Dr. Sean Gilman & Siobhan Caney
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Thursday, October 10, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

CPD Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS): Onsite or Webinar

Cannabis in the family physician’s office: 10 things you need to know
Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
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Friday, October 11, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar Series

A second life: microbe–human interactions beginning in infancy     
Dr. Juliette Madan
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October 13-20

McGill Council on Palliative Care: PROJECTION – a week of dialogue

Join us for a week of community dialogue about living well and being unafraid to talk about end-of-life plans and wishes. We will have over 50 culturally sensitive events focused on art, music, innovation, healthcare, education and spirituality.
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