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The MUHC and RI-MUHC Chosen as Two of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2015

Following a comprehensive audit and selection process that examined nation-wide best practices, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC)...

Proud to be Part of the RI-MUHC

"Histopathology is like an art," says Fazila Chouiali. "I just love working with the microscope, and after staining I get to see the results first-hand.

Research Team Tops Registrants at Walk for Montreal

It was a day to share with family, friends, and all of Montreal. Between 8,000 and 10,000 Montrealers walked from Dawson College to the new MUHC on June 20...

Appointment of Dr. Simon Wing as Chair of the Research Program Council of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Simon Wing, MD, to the position of Chair of the Research Program Council of the RI-MUHC, effective April 1, 2015.

Appointment of Dr. Peter McPherson as Interim Director of the Proteomics Platform, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

I am writing to inform you of the change in leadership of the Proteomics facility at the RI-MUHC as of July. After five years, Dr. Tommy Nilsson will be stepping down as director of the facility.

Message from the Executive Director

Reflecting on the first six months of 2015 at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), I have to admit that

Our New Research Programs

Besides transferring their labs and offices to new sites, our investigators reorganized the RI-MUHC community this spring. Formerly grouped in research axes, they have formed the...

RI-MUHC affiliated researchers awarded CIHR funding for high-impact programs

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is proud to announce that 15 of its members have been awarded inaugural Foundation grants for high-impact...

Centre for Health Outcomes Research (CORE) Update

After two years of discussions and negotiations with both the MUHC and the Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux (MSSS), CORE researchers and their staff and students at the RI-MUHC have...

Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM) Update

On April 27, the RI-MUHC began welcoming clinical research activities at the new Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM), its state-of-the-art facility located on the fourth floor of Blocks B...

Centre for Translational Biology (CTB) Updates

Activities this spring on both the Montreal General Hospital (MGH) and Glen sites of the Centre for Translational Biology (CTB) supported the reorganization of the...

Child Health Research at the Glen: Dr. Jacquetta Trasler Reflects on Getting There

Bringing child health research from the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH-MUHC) to the new Glen site of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) was not...

PhD candidate Sandra Magalhaes: learning from the real world before a career in academia

When she finished her Masters in Epidemiology degree at the University of Western Ontario, Sandra Magalhaes decided to take a step out of the academic environment and get some real-world experience.

Interview with Dr. Stéphane Laporte

Professor Stéphane Laporte's career as a pharmacologist has been, to say the least, extremely successful. He trained as a PhD student at the Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec, and then as a postdoctoral fellow at...

Simon Clavagnier, a young researcher fascinated by thought and human perception

It was through networking that postdoctoral fellow in neuroscience Simon Clavagnier joined the McGill Vision Research Unit, led by Dr. Robert Hess of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in 2009.

The bright mind and curious spirit of young researcher Constantina Boikos

Constantina Boikos is a 25 year-old PhD Epidemiology candidate working in the field of Public Health at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Insatiably curious, she is always searching for new angles to approach her research.