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Witnessing Violence in High School as Bad as Being Bullied

Over the long term, being a bystander of high-school violence can be as damaging to mental health as being directly bullied, a new study finds.
14-Sep-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


First Canadian Face Transplant Performed in Montreal

Led by UdeM professor Daniel Borsuk, surgeons at Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont announce that four months after the operation, their 64-year-old patient can breathe properly, chew, smell and speak.
12-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


A New Exoplanet Is Discovered by an International Team Led by a Young Master's Student

Wolf 503b, an exoplanet twice the size of Earth, has been discovered by an international team of Canadian, American and German researchers using data from NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope. The find is described in a new study whose lead author is...
7-Sep-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Women and Older People Under-Represented in Drug Trials for Heart Disease

In the U.S., it's estimated the number of people aged 65 and older will double over the next 30 years. With the first baby boomers now turning 73, the demand for cardiac care is expected to skyrocket, not just in the U.S. but elsewhere as well. Even...
25-Jul-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover a New Mechanism That Prevents the Proliferation of Cancer Cells

Université de Montréal researchers find that disrupting the composition of ribosomes stops tumour cells from multiplying.
20-Jun-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Asthma and Flu: A Double Whammy

Vaccinating asthmatic pre-schoolers against influenza could dramatically reduce their risk of being hospitalized after an attack, Canadian researchers find.
29-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Women and Work

For many, the lack of latitude in decision-making leads to burnout, a study by UdeM researchers finds.
30-May-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding the Origin of Alzheimer’s, Looking for a Cure

Researchers look at the promising role played by the BMI1 gene, which could someday help mitigate or even reverse the disease.
28-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Not All Canadians Feeling the Heat of Climate Change

While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Paris hammering out the details of the global fight against climate change, a new study out of the University of Montreal and the Trottier Energy Institute shows that Canadian attitudes are somewhat...
30-Nov-2015 7:05 AM EST

University experts available to journalists to clarify #ParisAttacks / #AttentasParis

16-Nov-2015 9:05 PM EST


Canadian University #Criminology Prof Supports #Legalization of #Marijuana. #Cdnpoli

9-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST


#CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie - University Experts Available for Media Comment

16-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Referendum on Scotland #Independence – University Experts Available to Speak From Quebec/Canada Perspective #Indyref #Voteyes #Voteno

16-Sep-2014 9:20 AM EDT


#WorldHepatitisDay: Experts Available

28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

@uMontreal_News Expert Available for Media Comment on #India Elections #Indiavotes #india2014

14-May-2014 9:45 AM EDT

@uMontreal_news Experts Comment on #Quebec Election Issues #QC2014 #polqc #cdnpoli

21-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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