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Lab Updates

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May 30, 2023

Well done Émilie!

Recipient of a CIHR master's award. 

May 5, 2023

These awards have been established through the generous support of McGill alumni and the Arts Undergraduate Society to help students gain practical experience through internships. Well done!


June 3, 2022

Congratulations are in order for Dr. Desjardins!

Dr. Desjardins is the first psychologist at the Center of Psycho-Oncology to have been awarded the FRQS Junior 1. The objective of this award is to support high-caliber scientists conducting research in human health in Québec. 

June 1, 2022


This program aims to support students seeking to gain health research training as part of a master’s degree program.

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May 9, 2022

Congratulations Émilie!

In her very first scientific presentation at the McGill Applied Psychology Conference 2022, Émilie received an honorable mention for her poster!

April 4, 2022

Congrats Laurianne!

Congratulations Laurianne for receiving the Canada Graduate Scholarship [Masters (CGS M)]!

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April 1, 2022

Two awards for our research students

Congratulations Sabrina for receiving the International Travel Award and Yustine for receiving the Diverse Scholar award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.

Nov 2, 2021

Congratulations Lisa-Sarah!

For leading the French Canadian translation of the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Child test, which is now posted on the Autism Research Center (international expert center in autism research, affiliated with Cambridge University) website!

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Nov 1, 2021

Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada Feature grant

Congratulations to Dr. Marco Bonnano and Dr. Leandra Desjardins! This grant will be directed to develop transition readiness workshops for Brain Tumor survivors.

Oct 3, 2021

Congratulations to our lab students Yustine, Sabrina and Leonaes.

For participating and winning first place in the Canadian Brain Tumor Foundation - Pam and Rolando del Maestro research competition.

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Sep 1, 2021

Fonds d'Integration en Psycho-Oncologie

Grant awarded for the development of our ELANT project.

May 2, 2021

Leucan Grant

This grant supports a research project aimed at better understanding social relationships in pediatric brain tumor survivors and what skills might be harder or easier compared to other kids their age. Our goal is to use this information to develop better and more targeted interventions for pediatric brain tumor survivors.

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May 1, 2021

Congratulations Leonaes!

For receiving the Canadian Brain Tumour Foundation studentship research award!

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