November 11-24


Monday, November 11, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pediatric Research Seminar

Epigenetic dysregulation in early embryos: Susceptibility and consequences
Serge McGraw, PhD
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Monday, November 11, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series
Cocaine addiction: How you take the drug is more important than how much
Dr. Anne-Noël Samaha
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Monday, November 11, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Canadian Patient Safety Week
Improving disclosure in person centered care
Dr. Suzanne Levitz, Mrs. Chantal Bellerose, Me Nathalie Lecoq, Ms. Isabelle Caron & Mr. Evan Litwin
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Monday, November 11, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar

A causal approach to real-world data: Emulating randomized trials in SEER-Medicare
Lucia C. Petito, PhD
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Tuesday, November 12 at 12:00 p.m.

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

The Montreal declaration for responsible AI: Co-constructing the future
Dr. Catherine Régis
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Tuesday, November 12, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Quantitative Life Sciences (QLS) Seminar Series

Data and machine learning in population and public health
Dr. Rumi Chunara
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Tuesday, November 12 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Role of the choroid plexus in congenital hydrocephalus
Dr. Arie Horowitz
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Tuesday, November 12, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Open House

Learn about our EIGHT different programs, network with globally renowned researchers, tour our state-of-the-art research facilities and meet with fellow students and potential supervisors
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Wednesday, November 13, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Joint Clinical & Basic Science Seminar
POLR3 - related leukodystrophy 
Dr. Genevieve Bernard
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Wednesday, November 13, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar

Intracellular and extracellular nitric oxide transport and its role in M1 and M2 macrophages as a novel mechanism involved in tumor cell killing or promotion
Dr. Des Richardson
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Wednesday, November 13 at 11:30 a.m.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar Series

Balancing metabolic and inflammatory responses in the liver
Dr. Jennifer Estall
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Wednesday, November 13 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Neural circuits for contextual modulation of visual perception
Dr. Lauri Nurminen 
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Wednesday, November 13 at 12:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program Seminar 

A role for anti-HIV-specific antibodies in HIV control: What we know, what we don’t know, what we need to know
Nicole Bernard, PhD
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Wednesday, November 13, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) Online Information Session

Join IMHL Program Director Leslie Breitner for a one hour online information session outlining the International Masters for Health Leadership at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.
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Wednesday, November 13, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Diseases of the posterior segment 
Dr. Jesia Hasan 
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Wednesday, November 13, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Quebec Network on Nursing Intervention Research (RRISIQ) Conference  

The budget in clinical studies
Chantal Roy
The presentation is for members of the research community interested in the issue of developing a clinical study budget.
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Wednesday, November 13, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Non-parametric estimation of the distribution of episodically consumed food measured with error 
Félix Camirand Lemyre, PhD
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Wednesday, November 13, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

GCRC Frontiers in Cancer Research Lecture Series

Protein kinases in cancer, what’s NEKst?
Vuk Stambolic, PhD
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Thursday, November 14, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

15th Annual Flanders Family Visiting Professor in Medical Simulation

Surgical and Anesthesia Grand Rounds
It’s alive! Creation of the advanced modular manikin for healthcare simulation training
Dr. Robert Sweet
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Thursday, November 14, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

CRISPR-Cas systems: The revenge of the phages 
Dr. Sylvain Moineau
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Thursday, November 14, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

15th Annual Flanders Family Visiting Professor in Medical Simulation  

Panel discussion: Emerging technology for simulation and education
Speakers: Drs. Robert Sweet, Rolando Del Maestro, Susanne P. Lajoie, Edward J. Harvey and Mr. Erick Fortin
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Thursday, November 14, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Metabolic Disorders & Complications (MeDiC) Program Seminar Series

The Genome Canada Transplant Consortium and the challenge of Graft Rejection
Dr. Paul Keown
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Thursday, November 14, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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

Vulvar diseases 
Dr. Mark Boyd 
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Thursday, November 14, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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

Managing In-flight medical emergencies 
Dr. Mitchell Shulman 
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Friday, November 15 at 8:00 a.m.

Shriners Hospitals for Children: PICH2GO Montreal

Legacy and future of pain in child health
Speakers will present on emerging topics in the field of paediatric pain that span approaches in basic science and clinical research. These will include a keynote lecture, interactive panel discussion, trainee blitz presentations and didactic lectures.
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Friday, November 15, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Dementia Education and Support Workshop for Family Caregivers

McGill University’s Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning are working in collaboration with Claire Webster to offer a community workshop that aims to educate and support caregivers who are looking after a family member with Alzheimer's disease or a dementia-related illness. This workshop will be given in French. 
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Friday, November 15, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

SCSD Free Hearing Screenings

The Speech and Language Pathology students of the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders will be offering free hearing screenings for staff, students and other guests. Hearing information will be provided and an audiologist will be on site to answer questions.
No appointment required. 

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Friday, November 15, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology/MRCCT Seminar

Immune mechanisms underlying restoration of injured CNS barriers
Dr. Dorian B. McGavern
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Sunday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m.

Benefit Concert for Cedars Cancer Foundation's "The Bell" Fund

Join us for a special performance by I Medici di McGill (“Physicians of McGill”) Orchestra under the musical leadership of Maestro Gilles Auger. Stéphane Tétreault, cello is the featured soloist. For three straight years, Stéphane was ranked amongst "CBC Radio's 30 Hot Canadian classical musicians under 30".
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Monday, November 18 at 7:30 a.m.

Alzheimer Society of Montreal: Barclay Family Colloquium

Innovations and assistive technologies in dementia care
Keynote speakers: Dr. Howard Bergman & Ms. Dominique Anglade
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Monday, November 18, 8:00 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Neuro Inaugural Symposium

Open Science in Action
Keynote speakers: Dr. Russ Poldrack, Dario Taraborelli, Susan M. Fitzpatrick, Brian Wallach & John Wilbanks
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Monday, November 18, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pediatric Research Seminar

Planarians, stem cells and organ regeneration
Carrie Adler, PhD
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Monday, November 18, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series
Deregulation of immunity in acute and chronic neurodegeneration: Exploring novel regulatory mechanisms and targets
Dr. Jasna Kriz
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Monday, November 18, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Multiple myeloma: 2019 and beyond    
Dr. Rayan Kaedbey
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Monday, November 18 at 4:00 p.m.

Neuro Lecture

2019 Wilder Penfield
Fueling the light of Open Science: The role of private funders
Susan M. Fitzpatrick, PhD
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Monday, November 18, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar

Differential treatment in medical practice: Racism without racists
Jay Kaufman, PhD
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Tuesday, November 19, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

The story of the longest surviving hemodialysis patient in the world
Dr. Murray Vasilevsky
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Tuesday, November 19 at 1:00 p.m.

NeuroHub Seminar

Better neuroimaging data processing: driven by evidence, open communities, and careful engineering
Gael Varoquaux
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Tuesday, November 19 at 4:00 p.m. 

Killam Seminar Series

Brain network organization as the computational architecture of cognition
Michael W. Cole
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Wednesday, November 20, 8:00 a.m - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

32nd Annual Saul Usher Lectureship
Advancing care for the patients with congenital heart disease – Lessons learned from tetralogy of Fallot
Dr. Rachel M. Wald
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Wednesday, November 20, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health Symposium

Polygenic scores & brain imaging
This symposium brings together experts in genetics, GWAS, PRS, brain function and neuroimaging.
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Wednesday, November 20, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Update on opioids in non-cancer pain 
Dr. Yoram Shir
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Wednesday, November 20, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Bayesian mediation analysis
Milica Miočević, PhD
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Wednesday, November 20, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Alan Edwards Pain Management Rounds

Myofascial pain in the head and neck area from a dentist's perspective
Dr. Zovinar Der Khatchadourian
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Thursday, November 21, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

It’s coming! A primer on competency-based education
Dr. Sarkis Meterissian
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Thursday, November 21, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health Workshop

Translational neuroscience, beyond a concept
This workshop will present successful models of translational neuroscience, using the example of the impact of early-life adversities.
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Thursday, November 21, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series 

Sleep modulates hematopoiesis and protects against atherosclerosis
Cameron Stuart McAlpine, PhD
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Thursday, November 21, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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

Diet and cancer 
Dr. Joe Schwarcz
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Thursday, November 21, 7:30 p.m.  - 8:30 p.m.

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

Peripheral neuropathy 
Dr. Jordi Perez
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Friday, November 22, 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Palliative Care McGill Continuing Professional Education Day

Education and networking opportunity
This workshop brings together professionals from diverse disciplines including geriatrics, emergency medicine, anesthesia, and home care, and provides an excellent opportunity for networking and discussing the challenges and opportunities of this rewarding.
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Friday, November 22, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

SCSD Free Hearing Screenings

The Speech and Language Pathology students of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders will be offering free hearing screenings for staff, students and other guests. Hearing information will be provided and an audiologist will be on site to answer questions.
No appointment required. 

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Friday, November 22, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar

MacIntosh Lectureship
Modelling disorders of the brain through patient-derived stem cells
Dr. Thomas Durcan
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Friday, November 22, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar

Engineering biomaterials for ultrasound imaging and therapy
Dr. Naomi Matsuura
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