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A tropical parasitic disease emerges in the Canadian Arctic

An outbreak of an intestinal parasite common in the tropics, known as Cryptosporidium, has been identified for the first time in the Arctic. The discovery was made in Nunavik...

Samaneh Farsijani

Congratulations to Samaneh Farsijani, one of the few winners of the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science poster competition at the Experimental Biology 2016 conference in San Diego. She won the best abstract programmed in...

Marzieh Ghiasi

Marzieh Ghiasi's research on TB infection and control in healthcare trainees took her to South India, where she conducted her field work for a master’s degree in epidemiology supervised by Dr. Madhukar Pai.

Histopathology Platform: Above and Beyond Standard Histological Evaluation (May 19, 2016)

This one-day workshop of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Histopatholgy Platform features presentations on a broad range of topics by...

Pediatric Research Seminar (May 9, 2016)

The history of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)

Research project led by RI-MUHC scientist gets $1.65 M from NSERC for training project

A team led by Dr. Jake Barralet, professor at McGill University and scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will receive $1.65 million from the...

Traditional skin tests used to predict allergies to antibiotics are useless say Montreal researchers

Skin tests traditionally used to predict allergies to amoxicillin, one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics in children, are ineffective according to a new study led by a team at the...

McGill Training Opportunity - Mass Spectrometry Workshop (June 15-23, 2016)

The Department of Biochemistry, McGill University, presents the 3rd Annual Training Workshop in Protein Chemistry and Mass Spectrometry.

Café Scientifique: Rare respiratory diseases – hope, research and the future (May 5, 2016)

Join us for a free public discussion on the latest research and clinical efforts on rare respiratory diseases. We invite you to talk to our experts, ask your questions, and share your stories.

Information Session on the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (May 17, 2016)

Join the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and the John Molson School of Business (JMSB) at this information session to learn about...

Apply to the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business (JMSB) and the RI-MUHC have an established agreement to provide graduate level academic business training to research trainees...

Pediatric Research Seminar (April 18, 2016)

BENTA Disease: Molecular & Cellular Consequences of Dysregulated CARD11 Signaling

RI-MUHC leads innovative network to support children with brain-based developmental disabilities and their families

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network named...

Pediatric Research Seminar (April 25, 2016)

Social Engagement in Infants with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Model of Pathogenesis and Implications for Early Diagnosis

Message from the Executive Director, RI-MUHC

It has been over a year since the move to our new facilities, and I am wondering if time could fly any faster. It seems that we settled at the Glen much longer than a year ago...

Appointment of Dr. Lesley Fellows as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Lesley Fellows has been appointed to the newly created position of Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. This appointment, reporting to the Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs, is effective as of March 1, 2016.

Appointment of Dr. Evelyn Constantin as Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education

Dr. Evelyn Constantin has been appointed to the newly created position of Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Reporting to the Associate Dean, PGME, this appointment came into effect February 29, 2016.

Natalia Jaworska, PhD

Since arriving here last spring, Dr. Natalia Jaworska has been “a tornado,” as her supervisor, Dr. Marco Leyton, reports. “She has been wiping clean various inefficient procedures, energizing everyone...

Jeffrey Downey

Jeffrey Downey’s early work has culminated in two publications and a third authorship in PNAS, with his own manuscript currently under revision at Cell Host & Microbe.

Samantha Hajna

Samantha Hajna has successfully defended her PhD thesis, Neighbourhood walkability and pedometer and accelerometer-assessed walking in Canadian adults, in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and...