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Open House evening at the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center

The CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center is opening its doors to students searching for an internship, a graduate or doctoral study project, or a postdoctoral fellowship. More than 20 laboratories are expecting you with over 80 available research projects, in fields such as: biochimistry, bio-informatic, neonatalogy,......

Identification of a new gene causing scoliosis and bone malformations

Professor Dieter Reinhardt was part of a unique collaboration among Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and McGill University that has enabled researchers to identify genetic mutations involved in a rare disease that causes scoliosis and bone malformations. The findings, published in The......

Drs. Tamimi and Abdallah’s recognised on highly coveted front page

Professor Faleh Tamimi and former PhD student Dr. Mohamed-Nur Abdallah’s work was recognised on the highly coveted cover of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. The high quality figures presented in the paper appear on the front cover of this month’s journal. The paper entitled “Strategies......

Call for nominations at RSBO Direction

Dear Member, The call for nominations for your Network’s Director position has been launched. You are invited to express your interest by July 31, 2017 for complete directorship or a Co-direction. The appointment of a new Director is done according to a procedure set out......

What is Hypophosphatasia (HPP)?

In the first segment of a weekly 4-part series, Dr. Marc McKee introduces Oasis Discussions followers to a soft bone disease which also has a significant dental impact. Hypophosphatasia (HPP) is a very rare disease that has a prevalence of  approximately 1:100,000 live births.  Much......

Up-to-date information on orofacial pain biomarkers

Dr. Ana Miriam Velly, an RSBO member, has recently co-published a book titled “Orofacial Pain Biomarkers.” The book provided up-to-date information on all aspects of orofacial pain biomarkers. It also discusses biomarkers for various types of orofacial pain, and identifies future directions and challenges. Read......

The RSBO receives funds for 4 more years

Dear Members, It is an immense pleasure to announce that our FRQ-S funding has been renewed for 4 years. I would like to express my gratitude to Richard Brière, the members of the scientific committee, Drs. Emami, Moffatt, Roy, Chandad and Tamimi, and Valérie Morquette......

Repair Recovery Seminar at 4 pm on April 27 at the MGH

Please note the Injury Repair Recovery Seminar is scheduled to take place on 27 Apr 2017 16:00 to 18:00, at the MGH. There will be a presentation by guest speaker Dr Pierre Moffatt invited by Dr R. St-Arnaud and Dr Martineau from the Injury Cluster......

NCOHR Call for Expressions of Interest, Working Group Members

The Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR) is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals interested in joining a working group in the area of oral health research. NCOHR offers resources to encourage oral health researchers across Canada to collaborate and communicate with one another,......