December 9-22


Med Events on hiatus

Med Events will take a break and return to
the regular weekly schedule in January 2020.

Happy Holidays!

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Monday, December 9 at 12:00 p.m.

Pharmacology and Therapeutics Seminar Series

The effects of flame retardants on endochondral bone formation during limb development
Aileen Yan
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Monday, December 9, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

You are what your parents ate: Maternal and paternal risk factors for childhood obesity
Dr. Elvira Isganaitis
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Monday, December 9, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Nano-medicine – The future is here    
Dr. Mark Trifiro
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Tuesday, December 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Occupational lung disease in Quebec: Are things getting better?
Dr. James Gruber & Dr. Maxime Cormier
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Tuesday, December 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Personalized treatment with MRA therapy. To whom and in which circumstances
Dr. Joao Ferreira
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Tuesday, December 10 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Laminar organization of hippocampal activity in health and disease
Liset M. De La Prida, PhD
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Wednesday, December 11, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Preston Robb Neuroscience Lecture
Using your brain differently: Modulating neurodevelopmental trajectories to enable children with perinatal brain injury
Dr. Adam Kirton
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Wednesday, December 11, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Update on nutritional supplements Canada’s Food Guide
Meryem Talbo
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Thursday, December 12, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

Anastomotic leak, prevention and management
Dr. Abdulaziz Alnumay
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Thursday, December 12, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

MeDiC Program Seminar Series

Stress, astrocytes and brain bioenergetics
Dr. Ciaran Murphy Royal
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Thursday, December 12, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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

Lung cancer screening
Dr. Nicole Ezer
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Thursday, December 12, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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

Interdisciplinary approach in COPD management
Dr. Nathalie Saad
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Friday, December 13, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

The roles of locally coordinated synaptic plasticity in health and disease
Dr. Jacque Pak Kan Ip

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Friday, December 13, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Redpath Museum Public Talk

Freaky Friday: Cannabis by Dr. Mark Ware
Freaky Friday is a lunch-time presentation during which McGill scientists and researchers examine the myths, realities and misconceptions surrounding science issues, concepts or phenomena.

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Sunday, December 15, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

10th Annual Carol for a Cure in Memory of Rochelle Barr

Bring your family and friends to join the Team RockStarr carollers in support of breast cancer patients and their families. Team RockStarr is dedicated to supporting the Cedars Breast Cancer Program which continues to lead the way in the development of new ways of helping all breast cancer patients at the MUHC and throughout the Rossy Cancer Network.

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Monday, December 16, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

A novel approach targeting inflammation and muscle stem cells simultaneously to mitigate Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Nicolas Dumont, PhD   
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Monday, December 16, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

Inflammation after stroke: A treatable mechanism of cognitive impairment?  
Dr. Alexander Thiel
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Monday, December 16 at 1:15 p.m.

Pathology Scientific Lecture Series

X chromosome and cancer
Alan Spatz, PhD
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Tuesday, December 17, 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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Tuesday, December 17 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Neuroimaging of human epigenetic regulation
Jacob M. Hooker, PhD
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Wednesday, December 18, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Alan Edwards Pain Management Rounds

Toxic stress of pain and chronic exogenous cannabinoid & opioid toxicity
Dr. Irina Kudrina
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Friday, December 20, 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.
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