MD/PhD student profile: Helping under-served communities locally and internationally
As a young teenager growing up in Quebec, uOttawa MD/PhD student Alexandra Beaudry-Richard was captivated by books and TV shows about Doctors Without Borders and the way it championed the delivery of medical aid to places where it’s needed most.
Four uOttawa Francophone MD students receive research scholarships from OFA
The Office of Francophone Affairs (OFA), through its Centre d’appui pédagogique en santé pour la francophonie (CAPSAF), has given out three $5,000 scholarships to four Francophone students at the Faculty.
uOttawa researchers in Cellular and Molecular Medicine uncover new protein modification
Dr. Michael Downey’s recent publication in Cell Reports titled “A Screen for Candidate Targets of Lysine Polyphosphorylation Uncovers a Conserved Network Implicated in Ribosome Biogenesis” is an example of the importance and potential of basic science research.
Dance like nobody’s watching, says this year’s artist in residence
Every year the Faculty of Medicine chooses one artist from the community to share his or her craft with first- and second-year MD students. 2018 will be a year of creative movement at Roger Guindon Hall.