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Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Balfour Mount who will be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.


 Celebrating a Century of Genius

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Phil Gold who was chosen as one of 100 world-renowned luminaries to be featured in the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University's Einstein Legacy Project, Genius: 100 Visions of the Future. This 3-D printed book is a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.  On September 10th Dr. Gold was one of the distinguished invited guests at a star-studded event to mark this important project.


Kudos to Michel Tremblay

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Michel Tremblay who has been awarded the McLaughlin Medal from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).


Continuing Professional Education Day


Palliative Care McGill will host a Continuing Professional Education Day on Friday November 24, 2017 at McGill University's New Residence Hall (3625 Avenue du Parc, Montreal, Quebec, H2X 3P8). 

Agenda and Registration Form


Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Jerry Pelletier on being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.


Treatment of liposarcoma with eribulin

bravo  Dr. Thierry Alcindor is a co-author on the paper, Activity of Eribulin in Patients With Advanced Liposarcoma Demonstrated in a Subgroup Analysis From a Randomized Phase III Study of Eribulin Versus Dacarbazine, published August 30, 2017 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, and was interviewed by Lancet Oncology regarding this recently published paper (Eribulin: an effective therapeutic option in liposarcoma. Lancet Oncology, published online September 7, 2017


Kudos to Eduardo Franco

bravoCongratulations to Dr. Eduardo Franco who has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the  Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research given by the University of British Columbia.

Development of new technology by the Medical Physics Unit


Congratulations to the Medical Physics Unit on the strategic acquisition by Lifeline Software Inc. of “Radify", a web-based interface to Monte Carlo software for radiation therapy quality assurance,  which was developed by Marc-André Renaud (PhD student), Dr. François Deblois and Dr. Jan Seuntjens.



Comings bravo Marija Popovic, August 2017
Assistant Professor
Medical Physics
Maritza Hobson, August 2017
Assistant Professor
Medical Physics


Goings bravo Khusraw Sabit
Faculty Lecturer
Radiation Oncology
September 2017