February 3-16


Monday, February 3, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Pharmacology & Therapeutics Seminar Series

Systematic engineering of human biological process in simplified cells
Dr. Aashiq H. Kachroo
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Monday, February 3, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

RI-MUHC Pediatric Research Seminar

Heart maturation at single cell resolution: Lessons learned from human and mouse models
Dr. Gregor Andelfinger   
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Monday, February 3, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

31st Annual Humanization of Care Awareness Program Rounds 
Management of difficult encounters with patients and families    
Dr. Robert Biskin
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Monday, February 3, 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.  

School of Population & Global Health Leadership Series

Public Health Open House
Global legal epidemiology: A new field where international law and public health intersect
Keynote speaker: Dr. Steven Hoffman
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Tuesday, February 4, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

MUHC Medical Grand Rounds

Pitfalls of reasoning in medical practice
Dr. Donald Redelmeier
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Tuesday, February 4, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Quantitative Life Sciences Seminar Series

Quantifying rapid change in ecological communities
Dr. Eric Pedersen
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Tuesday, February 4, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

School of Population & Global Health Leadership Series

What role for journalism?
Prof. Miriam Shuchman
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Tuesday, February 4 at 4:00 p.m.

Killam Seminar Series

Towards reversing the mutation of a repeat expansion disease
Christopher Pearson, PhD
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Tuesday, February 4, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

School of Population & Global Health Leadership Series

Better global health and nutrition
Dr. Lynnette M. Neufeld & Dr. Enis Baris

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Tuesday, February 4, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Cedars CanSupport World Cancer Day Public Lecture

Patient empowerment and education
Speakers: Dr. David Fleiszer, Dr. Tarek Hijal, Natasha Sniatowsky, Bryan Pierre & Helen Rossiter
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Wednesday, February 5, 8:00 a.m - 9:00 a.m.

Pediatric Medical Grand Rounds

Silent genomes: Building the path to equitable care for indigenous children
Dr. Laura Arbour
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Wednesday, February 5, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

Meakins-Christie & RESP Program Research Seminar

Analysis and modeling of single-cell genomics data to drive biomedical discovery and innovation
Dr. Jun Ding
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Wednesday, February 5, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

MUHC Foundation: CAE Day at the MUHC

Explore the future of health care technology
Join us and test your skills on CAE Healthcare simulation equipment.
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Wednesday, February 5, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Harnessing AI for global health: Opportunities and obstacles
Dr. Timothy Evans
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Wednesday, February 5, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Better understanding pain subjectivity to better care for injured workers: An introduction to the Multi-modal Assessment of Pain (MAP) model 
Dr. Timothy Wideman
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Wednesday, February 5, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

iPSC Seminar Series

The cell therapy revolution: A historical overview of the ethical, legal and social issues surrounding cell and gene therapies
Me Erika Kleiderman
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Thursday, February 6, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Multidisciplinary Surgical Grand Rounds

VTE prophylaxis in trauma patients
Dr. Yousif Alabboudi
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Thursday, February 6, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IHSP Pizza Policy Talk

Globalizing vision zero: How can developing countries improve traffic safety?
Prof. Kavi Bhalla
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Thursday, February 6 at 4:00 p.m.

School of Population & Global Health Strategic Planning Townhall

An opportunity to learn about the new school and discuss its future.

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Thursday, February 6, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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

Microbiome and health 
Sarah Barnett Burns
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Thursday, February 6, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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

Meals, molecules and the media: Understanding and treating eating disorders 
Dr. Howard Steiger
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Friday, February 7, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar

Molecular and cellular strategies for the patterning of neurons into circuits
Dr. Julie Lefebvre
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Friday, February 7, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar

Spontaneous self-healing polyurethane-based materials
Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez
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Monday, February 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 

Pharmacology & Therapeutics/LDI Molecular & Regenerative Medicine Seminar

Memories of arsenic promote ‘idiopathic’ environmental disease
Dr. Aaron Barchowsky
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Monday, February 10, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 

JGH Medical Grand Rounds

I. The history of a missed diagnosis   
Dr. Anthony Lieu    
II. Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome   
Dr. Diana Escobar Olaya
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Monday, February 10, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.  

Epidemiology Seminar Series

Revisiting the hazards of hazard ratios
Michal Abrahamowicz, PhD
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Tuesday, February 11, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Quantitative Life Sciences Seminar Series

Translational neuroimaging strategies to better understand the pathways towards neurodegenerative disorders: human and mouse MRI studies
Mallar Chakravarty, PhD
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Tuesday, February 11, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) Guest Seminar

Challenges inherent to the execution of lifestyle-based randomized controlled trials
Robert Ross, PhD
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Wednesday, February 12 at 12:00 p.m.

BRaIN Seminar Series

Head orientation and spatial navigation in C. elegans
Dr. Michael Hendricks
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Wednesday, February 12, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Specialized diet for G.I. diseases 
Carolyne Brien
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Wednesday, February 12, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

IDIGH Program Seminar

Regulatory T cells in HIV infection: The wearer of many hats
Dr. Mohammad-Ali Jenabian
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Wednesday, February 12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

Confounding adjustment for multi-level treatment comparisons under lack of positivity and unknown model specification
Dr. Denis Talbot
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Wednesday, February 12, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Department of Biochemistry Seminar

Structure and dynamics of the red blood cell anion exchanger membrane protein
Dr. Reinhart Reithmeier
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February 12-13

Visiting Speakers Program in Oncology

CAR T and DLBCL: From clinical trials to real world clinic
Dr. Caron Jacobson
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Thursday, February 13, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Infection & Immunity Seminar Series

Ebola virus in control: A virus journey to late endosomal/lysosomal compartments
Dr. Marceline Cote
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Thursday, February 13, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Family Medicine Research Seminar

Mentorship in academic medicine: What's all the hype?
Dr. Michele Elizov
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Thursday, February 13, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Health Sciences Education Rounds

10,000 PhDs project at the University of Toronto: Using employment outcome data to inform graduate education
Dr. Reinhart Reithmeier
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Thursday, February 13, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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

Colorectal cancer screening 
Dr. Alan Barkun
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Thursday, February 13, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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

Pancreatic cancer 
Dr. Yen-I Chen
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Friday, February 14, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Physiology Seminar

Fructose and the hungry brain
Dr. Melissa Chee
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Sunday, February 16 at 4:00 p.m.

I Medici di McGill Concert

Concert to raise awareness for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders
Before the concert, Dr. Alain Dagher, neurologist at the MNI will give a 15-minute TED-like presentation on the latest discoveries and treatments of Parkinson's disease.
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