November 4-17


Monday, November 4, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Recent advances and novel approaches in targeted therapy for lung cancer   
Drs. Carmela Pepe & Jason Agulnik
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Monday, November 4, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar

Use of antimicrobials in the pediatric critical care setting: A quest for balance
Dr. Patricia Fontela
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Tuesday, November 5, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Creating optimal learning environments
Dr. Paola Fata
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Tuesday, November 5, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Distinguished Lecture Series

Deciphering genetic susceptibility to lung cancer 
James McKay, PhD
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Tuesday, November 5, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LDI Epidemiology Seminar

Aromatase inhibitors and risk of cardiovascular disease in post-menopausal women with breast cancer
Farzin Khosrow, PhD Candidate
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Tuesday, November 5, 4:00 - 7:30 p.m.

McGill Global Health Night 2019

Global Health Night is an annual event held to highlight and foster the involvement of students and faculty at McGill in global health related fields. 
Keynote speaker: Dr. Mary T. Bassett
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Tuesday, November 5 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Excitatory and inhibitory neuron activity contributions to hemodynamic signals: What else could we learn from brain imaging studies?
Alberto Luis Vazquez, PhD
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Tuesday, November 5, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

McGill IT Services Special Presentation

This presentation is one of a series of free events to help the McGill community stay safe online and keep both their personal information and McGill’s data secure
Leading in the Era of Cybersecurity: Current threats in Canada and relevant career opportunities
Guest Speaker: Véronique Ménard
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Wednesday, November 6, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

The Lorraine and Dominique Belcourt Symposium
Hepatic fibrosis in pediatric liver diseases
Dr. Benjamin Shneider
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Wednesday, November 6, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Pam & Rolando Del Maestro Family William Osler Medical Student Essay Awards Presentations

Please join us on Osler Day to hear the presentations of the three finalists: Athena Ko, Leïla Rached-d’Astous & Brendan Ross.
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Wednesday, November 6 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Cognitive switches and adaptive neural dynamics in cortical circuits 
Dr. Abhishek Banerjee 
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Wednesday, November 6, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Pulmonary hypertension
Dr. Andrew Hirsch
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Wednesday, November 6, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Case studies of how data science is being applied in higher education
Sameer Bhatnagar & Jonathon Sumner
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Wednesday, November 6 at 4:00 p.m.

Frontiers in Pain Research Lecture Series

Can imaging and behavioural biomarkers move us towards personalized pain management?
Karen D. Davis, PhD
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Wednesday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m.

42nd Osler Lectureship

McGill medicine on Easter Island: the forgotten expedition
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin
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November 6-7

Visiting Speakers Program in Oncology

Recent advances and treatments for Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
Dr. Steven P. Treon
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Thursday, November 7, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

Updates on the management of open abdomen
AlShahwan Nawaf
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Thursday, November 7, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

McGill Institute for Health & Social Policy/Biomedical Ethics Unit Policy Talk

(Global) justice and older persons - Healthcare and beyond
Dr. Sridhar Venkatapuram

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Thursday, November 7, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

NeuroHub Seminar

Students, clusters, supercomputing: Introducing data management technology without sinking the ship -- a progress report
Dr Michael Hanke
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Thursday, November 7 at 1:30 p.m.

40 Years of Academic Medical Physics at McGill

in conjunction with the International Day of Medical Physics
McGill Medical Physics Unit (MPU) is celebrating 40 years of activity in its teaching and research programs.
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Thursday, November 7, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Metabolic Disorders & Complications (MeDiC) Program Seminar Series

G protein coupling to the PTH1R: Too much of a good thing is not good for your bones
Dr. Jane Mitchell
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Thursday, November 7, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Alan Edwards Pain Management Rounds

Deleterious effects of a one-size-fits all approach to pain management and opioid reduction
Dr. Beth Darnall
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Thursday, November 7, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

SPOT 10th Edith Aston-McCrimmon Lecture

The UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities: A paradigm shift in disability rights
Mr. Steven Estey
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Thursday, November 7, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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

Update on multiple myeloma 
Dr. Michael Sebag
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Thursday, November 7, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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

Neuropathic pain - An overview
Dr. Leon Tourian
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November 7-8

Royal College Simulation Summit 2019

Simulation at the Forks: Diversity becomes mainstream

The Simulation Summit is a unique and practical, interprofessional medical simulation education conference, which attracts hundreds of international simulation educators, researchers, health care professionals and other individuals engaged in the field of simulation. 
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Friday, November 8 at 8:00 a.m.

Division of Child Psychiatry: Infant Mental Health Day

What babies can teach their parents, the impact of newborns on families
Keynote Speakers: Kevin Nugent, Donna Casa-Martin, Dr. Barbara Hayton and Tamara Soles
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Friday, November 8, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar

Therapy of Cystic Fibrosis, when, what target, and how much is enough?
Dr. Bob J Scholte
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Friday, November 8, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Biological and Biomedical Engineering

Plasmonic nanostructures for biophotonic applications
Prof. Michel Meunier
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Monday, November 11, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Meakins-Christie Research Seminar Series

MitoAMPK in exercise-induced mitophagy and functional adaptations: Cash for clunkers
Dr. Zhen Yan
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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 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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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, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology 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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