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Canadians are aging well, but ...

It's not every day that one receives a call from a researcher asking if they want to participate in a study on aging for the next 20 years of their...

Inspiring day for those working towards a TB-free world

The words of Canada’s youngest Inuit leader Natan Obed made an instant impact on the 100 scientists, students and healthcare...

Living with the stigma of diabetes

Michael Wright was your average high school student, juggling the responsibilities of school and friends while taking the first steps towards...

24 Hours of Science at the RI-MUHC: An immersion into medicine of the future

On May 11 and 12 a group of 26 students from the elementary school Étoile Filante were among the lucky Montrealers who got a...

Funding Results, Spring 2018

Funding Results, Spring 2018

Dr. David Rosenblatt to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. David Rosenblatt, Holder, Dodd Q. Chu and Family Chair in Medical Genetics and Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Medicine...

Mass Spectrometry Workshop (August 6-10, 2018)

The workshop will provide practical training in a small group environment. Additional sessions will be added in August based on demand...

Nafiseh (Nadia) Naderi, MD

After completing a medical degree in Iran, Dr. Nafiseh Naderi joined Dr. Bourbeau’s team as a master’s student with a clinical project on long-term azithromycin therapy...

As harmful as dehydration?

We are all familiar with the drawbacks of dehydration, but we rarely hear about the harmful effects of overhydration. It is known...

Arthritis Drugs Potentially Safe for Expectant Mothers

A new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has revealed that pregnant women with...

Conference on Human Cell Transformation 2018 (June 13-14, 2018)

This two-day conference at McGill University will encompass the most recent developments in models of human cell transformation and aging and provide a unique...

Pediatric Research Seminar (November 5, 2018)

The Role of Extracellular Vesicles in Shaping Bone Marrow Function
Invited Speaker: PETER KURRE, MD

Pediatric Research Seminar (June 4, 2018)

Neural crest-placode cell interactions during gangliogenesis
Invited Speaker: LISA TANEYHILL, PHD

Dr. Donald Sheppard inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation

Dr. Donald Sheppard, a professor in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University’s Faculty...

Beyond Killing Tuberculosis

Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective...

Yousof Mostafavi PourManshadi, MD, M.Sc.

After completing a medical degree in Iran, Dr. Yousof Mostafavi earned a CIHR-Quebec Respiratory Health Training scholarship in 2016-2017 and a McGill Entrance...

Pitching technologies for better healthcare: Innovation program forges entrepreneurs with a difference

What could clinicians, engineers and business experts have in common? A top-notch collaboration, if they team up to develop...

Pediatric Research Seminar (May 14, 2018)

What's New in Dravet Syndrome: Research Advances in the Past 12 Months
Invited Speaker: KENNETH A. MYERS, MD, PHD, FRCPC

Mohamed Nazhat Al Yafi, MD, and Noémie Joannette-Lafrance

Congratulations to Dr. Mohamed Nazhat Al Yafi and Noémie Joannette-Lafrance, whose interuniversity team placed first of six in the 2018 final presentations...

Dr. Madhukar Pai honoured as influential alumnus by UC Berkeley

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University of California, Berkeley’s (UCB) School of Public Health (SPH), the School compiled...