Université de Montréal

Type: Organization
Name: Université de Montréal
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Spotlight on Dr. Sherif Karama

News and EventsDr. Karama is a McGill-trained general psychiatrist with research training in brain imaging and genetics. He received his PhD in Neuroscience from the Université de Montréal. He completed a 15-month postdoctoral fellowship at the Douglas ... [Published McGill University - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Seniors stick around, millennials need jobs: What should companies do?

The Agenda 2020 series asks experts to discuss what business leaders should be doing now to prepare their organizations to be healthy, efficient and growing by 2020. Read more at tgam.ca/agenda2020.Boomers have a reputation for getting what they want. ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pierre Marc Johnson, of Lavery, receives honorary doctorate from Université de Montréal

PIERRE MARC JOHNSON, OF LAVERY, RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE FROM UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉALJuly 15, 2014Pierre Marc Johnson , GOQ, FRSC, former premier of Quebec and counsel at Lavery, recently received an honorary doctorate during the doctoral degree commencement ... [Published Lavery - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

External Review on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment in the Canadian Armed Forces

Mme Marie Deschamps will independently conduct the External Review and deliver a report to the Chief of the Defence Staff. Mme Deschamps will consider and make recommendations concerning:Over the course of the contract, Mme Deschamps will complete a comprehensive ... [Published Noodls - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Can Office Work Be Your “Down Time”?

Balancing time at home and at work can be hard. It can also lead to unbelievable stress. Many people tend to associate this problem with work.According to the 2010 General Social Survey by Statistics Canada, 27% of Canadian workers described their lives ... [Published Health Canal - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

External Review on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment in the Canadian Armed Forces

Scope of WorkMme Marie Deschamps will independently conduct the External Review and deliver a report to the Chief of the Defence Staff. Mme Deschamps will consider and make recommendations concerning:CAF policies, procedures and programs in relation to ... [Published Government of Canada - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Can Office Work Be Your “Down Time”?

Balancing time at home and at work can be hard. It can also lead to unbelievable stress. Many people tend to associate this problem with work. According to the 2010 General Social Survey by Statistics Canada, 27% of Canadian workers described their lives ... [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Biggest Hospital in North America to Feature a Green Roof with Medicinal Herbs

By 2018, the Montreal skyline will feature a bit more greenery. This isn’t because buildings are being torn down and trees planted, however, but because one of the biggest construction projects ever undertaken in the city will have seven different green ... [Published Inhabitat - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Thermophysical Properties of Imidazolium-Functionalized Binols and Their Application in Asymmetric Catalysis

Department of Chemistry, Université de Montréal , C.P. 6128 Succursale Centre-ville, Montréal, Québec, H3C 3J7, Canada Organometallics , Article ASAP DOI: 10.1021/om500123x Publication Date (Web): July 1, 2014 Copyright © 2014 American Chemical Society ... [Published Organometallics - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Babies 'cured' of HIV in medical breakthrough

Four babies born to HIV-positive mothers appear to have been cured of the infection.The infants, born to mothers whose viruses were not fully supressed with medication during pregnancy, were all given high doses of three antiretroviral drugs within 72 ... [Published Nine MSN - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sudbury snags top Lakehead U researcher

Sudbury ’s Laurentian University has recruited Dr. Rui Wang as its new vice-president of research.The move becomes next Jan. 15 and has a renewable term ending June 30, 2020.Wang comes from a thriving research and innovation culture at Lakehead where ... [Published Northern Ontario Business - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Treatment in HIV-infected infants may reduce virus to undetectable levels, but still too soon to say cure

09:00, HIV & AIDS(Medical Xpress)—In a Canadian research collaboration, clinicians and scientists at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center (CHU Sainte-Justine), ... [Published Medical Xpress - Jun 26 2014]

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"We found that specific genetic variants in a gene called HMG CoA reductase which normally regulates cholesterol production and mobilization in the brain can interfere with, and delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by nearly 4 years. This is an exciting breakthrough in a field where successes have been scarce these past few years" says Dr. Poirier, whose previous research led to the discovery that a genetic variant was formally associated with the common form of Alzheimer's di...
...David Azrieli's business endeavours were underscored by a genuine love for the properties he created. As he once said, "I always loved the particular building I was working on at the time. This may be why I was always very conservative and never extended myself by trying to do many projects at the same time." Today, Canpro actively manages a portfolio of properties that includes the DominionDominion Square building and the Sofitel Hotel in downtown Montre...
..."I have two homelands," he once said, "two places I love and where I have been blessed to do what I love best. My opportunity to express myself professionally started in Canada and eventually let me fulfill my dream of making a contribution to my other homeland, Israel. The two have always been entwined." David Azrieli was National President of the Canadian Zionist Federation in the 1980s and, throughout his life, was an active leader in the Jewish community...
...a scale that is currently being used in schools across Montreal to provide targeted prevention to youth at risk of substance misuse," Conrod said. "Early alcohol use strongly predicts adult alcohol dependence, and every year we can delay alcohol use translates to a 10% decrease in the likelihood of alcoholism later. Outreach efforts that correctly target particularly at risk youth can therefore be of lifelong significance and importance to that person."

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Spotlight on Dr. Sherif Karama [Published McGill University - Jul 23 2014]
NASA celebrates Chandra X-Ray Observatory's 15t... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Jul 23 2014]
Happy birthday, Brenda Milner! [Published McGill University - Jul 18 2014]
Seniors stick around, millennials need jobs: Wh... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 17 2014]
Progressive Disorganization of Paranodal Juncti... [Published Journal of Neuroscience - Jul 16 2014]
A Hybrid Electrical/Chemical Circuit in the Spi... [Published Journal of Neuroscience - Jul 16 2014]
Pierre Marc Johnson, of Lavery, receives honora... [Published Lavery - Jul 15 2014]
External Review on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual... [Published Noodls - Jul 15 2014]
New hope for treatment of Alzheimer's disease [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 15 2014]
Celine Cooper: Harper Conservatives don’t have ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 14 2014]
SNOLAB director reappointed to second term [Published Queen's University - Jul 11 2014]
Can Office Work Be Your “Down Time”? [Published Health Canal - Jul 10 2014]
Canadian-Israeli Real Estate Tycoon David Azrie... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 09 2014]
External Review on Sexual Misconduct and Sexual... [Published Government of Canada - Jul 09 2014]
Statement on the passing of David J. Azrieli, V... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 09 2014]
Statement on the passing of David J. Azrieli, V... [Published Canada NewsWire - Jul 09 2014]
What drives a child to abuse alcohol? [Published Press News.org - Jul 09 2014]
Vitamin A Derivative May Treat Type 2 Diabetes [Published Today's Dietitian - Jul 09 2014]
Join the Live Discussion: The Hunt for Other Wo... [Published Universe Today - Jul 09 2014]
Linden Comansa Cranes Build Canadian Healthcare... [Published For Construction Pros - Jul 08 2014]
RSK inhibits the PDCD4 tumor suppressor in canc... [Published PNAS - Jul 08 2014]
MUHC hires pricey image consultant [Published CTV News - Jul 08 2014]
Can Office Work Be Your “Down Time”? [Published Noodls - Jul 07 2014]
Christina Cameron is named President of the Can... [Published Government of Canada - Jul 04 2014]
Quebec universities: Help is not on the way [Published Macleans Online - Jul 03 2014]
The Biggest Hospital in North America to Featur... [Published Inhabitat - Jul 03 2014]
Global Community Gathers in Montréal for SPIE A... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 02 2014]
Do Participants in Genome Sequencing Studies of... [Published Plosone.org - Jul 01 2014]
Thermophysical Properties of Imidazolium-Functi... [Published Organometallics - Jul 01 2014]
Babies 'cured' of HIV in medical breakthrough [Published Nine MSN - Jul 01 2014]
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Celine Cooper: Harper Conservatives don’t have ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 14 2014]
Listen closely. Yes, even in these lazy days of summer, you can hear the countdown to the 2015 federal election starting to tick. Vote-rich Quebec, where three more seats are being added to the province’s existing 75 as a result of electoral redistribution, ...
GU Piscium b: Tuning Up our Imaging [Published Centauri Dreams - May 19 2014]
How do you go about characterizing a directly imaged planet around another star? In the absence of a transit, one way is to apply theoretical models of planetary formation and evolution to the light spectrum you’re working with. When a team of researchers ...
Astronomers find odd gas giant exoplanet travel... [Published EarthSky - May 15 2014]
View larger. Artist’s view of the planet GU Psc b and its star GU Psc. Credit: Copyright Lucas Granito A gas giant has been added to the short list of exoplanets discovered through direct imaging. It is located around GU Psc, a star three times ...
Meet the disgruntled economist Philippe Couilla... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 09 2014]
Freshly elected with a solid majority, the new Liberal premier declared that Quebec’s bloated public sector needed to be overhauled from top to bottom: “The changes we propose are necessary. They will require choices, sometimes difficult, that will solidify ...
Elekta announces strategic partnership with the... [Published Business Wire Health News - May 07 2014]
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: MONTREAL, Canada, May 7 – Elekta has signed an agreement to provide the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal* (CHUM) with advanced linear accelerators and software. The order, resulting from a competitive ...
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Elekta announces strategic partnership with the... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - May 07 2014]
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