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Honours and awards published November 17, 2017

Honours and awards published November 17, 2017

Preventing autism by treating inflammation during pregnancy

Congratulations to doctoral student Marie-Julie Allard (supervisor: Dr. Guillaume Sébire), whose work on...

Justin Drager, MD

During his residency in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Justin Drager completed his M.Sc. examining the use of hypoxia mimicking agents for bone tissue engineering...

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms and dads at risk

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting...

Matthias Friedrich elected President of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance

Dr. Matthias Friedrich, a researcher in the Cardiovascular Health across the Lifespan Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), has been elected...

We need to invest in young researchers for the sake of equity

Dr. John Bergeron, Emeritus Robert Reford Chair in the Department of Medicine at McGill University, provides commentary on...

Pediatric Research Seminar (December 11, 2017)

Oxidative Stress and Male Germ Cells: Friend and Foe
Invited Speaker: CRISTIAN O’FLAHERTY, PHD

More than a research hospital, a hospital driven by research

MUHC among the top 3 on the list of Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals: Kudos to RI-MUHC researchers! For the second year in a row...

Dongsic Choi, PhD

Dr. Dongsic Choi’s postdoctoral work is on the role of oncogenes in brain tumours. He has established several important technologies in...

Research trainees, enter the CFI’s #IAmInnovation Twitter contest to win!

Calling all students and post-docs — between October 2 and December 1, 2017, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) wants to hear how working in state-of-the-art facilities and with cutting-edge equipment has helped you and...

Mohammadali Almasieh, PhD

Dr. Mohammadali Almasieh’s research focuses on the mechanisms behind axon degeneration. His work has uncovered some of the molecular mechanisms that...

Career Half-Day for RI-MUHC Trainees (November 24, 2017)

Would you like to learn about the hiring processes in place at different companies, get advice on the role of a recruiter, and hear...

Adamo Donovan

With his research focus on in vivo diaphragm morphology and function in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Adamo Donovan earned an...

Fundraising initiative for research (November 18, 2017)

Do you have a good knowledge of pop culture, sports or other obscure facts? A group of young researchers at the Montreal General Hospital of the MUHC is holding a trivia night to raise money to finance their research project...

Giving rookie dads the online info they really need

Expectant and new parents often turn to the internet for parenting prep, but it turns out that dads often don’t seem to find...

That cup of coffee may not relieve Parkinson’s symptoms

Science has shown that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease than people who never drink it...

RI-MUHC scientist takes HIV self-testing global with HIVSmart!™

It is estimated that 30-40 per cent of people living with HIV do not know their HIV status, which can have a serious effect on the...

Viagra could help babies deprived of oxygen during childbirth

"We had nothing to lose, but so much to gain," were the first thoughts of Aleyda Jimenez and Michel Lévesque when they decided to let...

Raquel del Carpio awarded the 2017 Prix Albert-Jutras

Dr. Raquel del Carpio, Professor of Radiology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Senior Radiologist at the...

Nancy Mayo receives ISOQOL President’s Award

Dr. Nancy Mayo, Professor at the McGill Faculty of Medicine’s School of Physical and Occupational Therapy is the 2017 recipient of...