12 May 2019 | Kacper Niburski
The heart is open and I wonder if my feet smell. Much of the room seems too busy to notice. The surgeon is making a joke about the shaky season of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The attendants laugh in unison. The perfusionists look to their dials, turn one, turn off another, and gaze my way with a nod. Do they smell it too?
30 April 2019 | Antoine Lessard, Elisabeth Lorange, James Lee
We report a case in which a twenty-eight-year-old manual labourer presented with acute thrombosis in a persistent median artery which triggered acute carpal tunnel symptoms. A bifid median nerve was found upon carpal tunnel release. The knowledge of the existence of this anatomic variation is important in order to prevent inadvertent injury.
25 March 2019 | Josie Cipolla
As part of our second year in medical school, we are required to seek out a volunteer placement in order to get exposed to the social aspect of medicine, exploring the social determinants of health up-close and personally. This is accomplished through a course called the Community Health Alliance Project (CHAP).
13 February 2019 | Russel Yanofsky, Eric Sonke
In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Richard Menzies and Dr. Jonathan Campbell from the McGill Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit to discuss the results of their multi-center RCT comparing 4 months of rifampin to 9 months of isoniazid for the treatment of latent TB.
26 September 2018 | Philippe-Antoine Bilodeau
Others have described the importance of experimental physiology in the development of the brain sciences and the individual discoveries by the founding fathers of modern neurology. This paper instead discusses the birth of neurological sciences in the 19th and 20th century and their epistemological origins.
11 September 2018 | Omri A Arbiv, Heather Dunlap, Anand Bery, Wynn Peterson, Stacey Chong, Aaron Chan, Eli Kisilevsky, Emily Wright, Kamiar Mireskandari
Vision exams can detect eye abnormalities in young children. There is scant data about the proportion of Canadian children receiving vision exams and the barriers to preventive vision care.
10 September 2018 | Russel Yanofsky, Eric Sonke
In this episode, we're joined by MD/PhD student Matthew Dankner to discuss his paper "Dual MAPK inhibition is an effective therapeutic strategy for a subset of class II BRAF mutant melanoma" published in the June 2018 issue of Clinical Cancer Research.
26 June 2018 | David A Benrimoh, Sonia Israel, Robert Fratila, Kelly Perlman
Globally, depression affects over 300 million people at any given time and is the leading cause of disability. While different patients may benefit more from different therapies, there is no principled way for clinicians to predict individual patient responses or side effect profiles.
19 June 2018 | Family Medicine Research Day
This special conference proceedings issue of the McGill Journal of Medicine features the top 16 abstracts from the 4th Annual Family Medicine Research day jointly hosted by the Family Medicine Graduate Student Society and the Research Division of the Department of Family Medicine held on May 30, 2018 at Thomson House.
16 May 2018 | Russel Yanofsky, Eric Sonke
On this episode we're very grateful to have interviewed PhD candidate Devin Abrahami, the first author of the paper "Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and incidence of inflammatory bowel disease among patients with type 2 diabetes: population based cohort study" published in the March 2018 issue of the British Medical Journal.