McGill University

McGill University was established in 1821 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. McGill University has over 34,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. The university is rated high for complex research and noted for extensive network of research affiliations with about 75 research centers. McGill University is credited with numerous medical discoveries at the medical school and graduate research labs. Eight Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with McGill University.

Address
James Administration Building, 845 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T5
Website
http://www.mcgill.ca/
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Neuroscience

Discovery reveals blocking inflammation may lead to chronic pain

Using anti-inflammatory drugs and steroids to relieve pain could increase the chances of developing chronic pain, according to researchers from McGill University and colleagues in Italy. Their research puts into question ...

Oncology & Cancer

Exposure to wildfires increases risk of cancer

A new study from McGill University finds higher incidence of lung cancer and brain tumors in people exposed to wildfires. The study, which tracks over 2 million Canadians over a period of 20 years, is the first to examine ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hard to change minds when it comes to vaccine willingness

In the fall of 2020, before vaccines were readily available, the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) surveyed nearly 24,000 middle-aged and older adults to test their willingness to get vaccinated. The new study from ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What shaking a container can teach us about touch

We shake cereal boxes and milk cartons to figure out if there is enough for breakfast. We can easily tell if there is enough toothpaste left in the tube, or if we have enough vitamin tablets left in a bottle. For these actions, ...

Medical research

A dimmer switch for human brain cell growth

Controlling how cells grow is fundamental to ensuring proper brain development and stopping aggressive brain tumors. The network of molecules that control brain cell growth is thought to be complex and vast, but now McGill ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Amid war and disease, World Happiness Report shows bright spot

In this troubled time of war and pandemic, the World Happiness Report 2022 shows a bright light in dark times. According to the team of international researchers, including McGill University Professor Christopher Barrington-Leigh, ...

Medications

LSD, a future anti-anxiety pill?

The craze for psychedelics used for therapeutic purposes is real. However, the scientific evidence supporting their effectiveness and explaining their mode of action in treating mental health disorders is still very thin. ...

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