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Honoured at the Quarter Century Plus Club 2015 Celebration

Congratulations to our seven employees working at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) who were honoured at the Quarter Century Plus Club...

Racing against the odds for transverse myelitis: Research employee crosses finish line in tenth province

On October 11, clinical research coordinator Kimberley Kotar ran the Victoria Goodlife Fitness Marathon to complete a goal she had set for herself. Ten provinces, ten marathons.

High-profile fall activities follow launch of RI-MUHC research programs

The seven new research programs of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) marked their first...

Centre for Translational Biology (CTB) updates

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has completed renovations to research space on the 11th floor of Livingston Hall at the...

Message from the Executive Director

This fall we celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA). In 1965 Drs. Phil Gold and Sam Freeman published their landmark work on the...

Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM) ready to serve clinical research

The Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM) of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) announces the opening of its cardiopulmonary, sleep lab and...

International Drug Discovery and Development Forum 2015 (November 2-6) a Success!

This fall the traditional McGill-CIHR Drug Development Training Program (DDTP) Annual Retreat expanded into the first annual International Drug Discovery and Development Forum. With the theme of "Inspiring Drug Discovery Successes," this forum marked the inaugural year of the RI-MUHC's state-of-the-art Drug Discovery Platform at the Glen site.

Pediatric Research Seminar: Dr. Tomas Babak (07-12-2015)

Monday Noon Seminar
Invited Speaker, TOMAS BABAK, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Queens University

Open House of the Immunophenotyping Platform (December 1, 2015)

This event organized by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Immunophenotyping Platform will enable you to visit the Platform, meet the staff and chat with fellow users and representatives from BD.

Design of multicolor panel strategies in flow cytometry (November 25, 2015)

This seminar organized by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Immunophenotyping Platform and sponsored by BD is intended for users who have basic knowledge of flow cytometry.

Introduction to Flow Cytometry (20-11-2015)

This course organized by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Immunophenotyping Platform is intended for beginners or people without experience in flow cytometry. Topics covered will include the basic operation of a flow cytometer, planning of experiments and analysis of data. It is important to note that this introductory course does not give access to the instrumentation of the platform.

Grand Opening of the Small Animal Imaging Labs (SAIL) Platform and Scientific Symposium (13-11-2015)

This successful one-day scientific symposium marked the grand opening of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Small Animal Imaging Labs (SAIL) Platform...

Event honouring Dr. Phil Gold and Dr. Samuel Freedman (24-11-2015)

Event honouring Dr. Phil Gold and Dr. Samuel Freedman on the 50th year Anniversary of their discovery of Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA).

Pediatric Research: Monday Noon Seminar (26-10-2015)

Invited Speaker: MONICA JUSTICE, PhD, SickKids Research Institute. A genetic suppressor screen in Mecp2 mice reveals that lipid metabolism is a therapeutic target in Rett Syndrome.

Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project Networking Session (10-11-2015)

Canada's largest population cohort – made up of more than 300,000 Canadians aged 35-69 – is now available for study. The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project is hosting an information and networking session at the Canadian Cancer Research Conference. The session is free. Registration is required.

Open House and Advanced Imaging Workshop (11-11-2015)

A one-day workshop organized by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Molecular Imaging Platform to introduce a variety of state-of-the-art microscopy and imaging techniques and their applications in biomedical research. The workshop will include on-site practical demonstrations of advanced microscopy imaging techniques.

Open House and Advanced Imaging Workshop (11-11-2015)

A one-day workshop organized by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Molecular Imaging Platform to introduce a variety of state-of-the-art microscopy and imaging techniques and their applications in biomedical research. The workshop will include on-site practical demonstrations of advanced microscopy imaging techniques.

Rare Respiratory Diseases Workshop (22-10-2015)

This one-and-a-half-day workshop will bring together national and international experts to discuss the current state of research in rare respiratory diseases. The ultimate objective is to identify the optimal clinical and translational platforms needed to better develop novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for patients. The workshop is open to the public.

Isabelle Laverdière charts a career as a clinician-researcher in pharmacy in Quebec

Isabelle Laverdière has followed a rich and somewhat unusual career path in Quebec health care. She spent seven years working as a clinical pharmacist in pediatrics and two...

Interview with Dr. Salvatore Carbonetto

Since Neuroscientist Dr. Salvatore Carbonetto discovered it in 1988, more than 1,000 scientific papers have been published on dystroglycan, a molecule responsible for cell...