University of Montreal

The French-speaking University of Montreal (officially known as Universite de Montreal) is the largest centre of higher education and research in Québec and the second largest in Canada. The university?s 16 faculties and two affiliated schools (HEC Montréal and Ecole Polytechnique) bring together more than 2,500 professors and researchers and 60,000 students. Offering over 650 programs at all academic levels, it annually awards about 3,000 masters and doctorate diplomas.

Address
C.P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7
Website
http://www.umontreal.ca/english/index.htm
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universit%C3%A9_de_Montr%C3%A9al

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Far more cases than officially reported

The prevalence of COVID-19 in Canada is far greater than officially reported, according to a new analysis led by economists at Université de Montréal. In Ontario and Quebec alone, they say, close to half a million people ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Computer modelling to fight COVID-19

To find ways to treat COVID-19, scientists have to better understand the dynamics of SARS-CoV-2, the infection that causes the disease. Computer modelling can give a window into how the virus works in the body and help identify ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tailoring an anti-cancer drug for optimal tumor cell killing

In a study published this week in Science, Université de Montreal researchers report key structural and biochemical differences among a class of anti-cancer drugs known as PARP inhibitors. These distinguishing differences ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The kids are alright—but not older people

Why does COVID-19 affect older people more than young children? Why are the symptoms more severe in seniors than in toddlers? What are the cellular mechanisms that explain how the infection progresses?

Neuroscience

Artificial intelligence for very young brains

Canadian scientists have developed an innovative new technique that uses artificial intelligence to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam.

Genetics

Major discovery in the genetics of Down syndrome

Researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal have discovered a new mechanism involved in the expression of Down syndrome, one of the main causes of intellectual disability and congenital heart defects in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

AI to help monitor behavior

Could artificial intelligence improve educational and clinical decisions made by your child's teacher, or your mental-health professional or even your medical doctor? Yes, indeed, says a study by an UdeM psychoeducator and ...

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