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RI-MUHC researcher weighs in on unnecessary diagnostic imaging for young children

How can parents reach an informed decision on whether medical imaging is necessary for their young children, particularly tests that...

Wound care revolution: Put away your rulers and reach for your phone

Monitoring a wound is critical, especially in diabetic patients, whose lack of sensation due to nerve damage can lead to infection of a lesion...

Innovative biosensor technology reveals secrets of how drugs work

What if we could take advantage of a drug’s benefit without side effects? Stéphane Laporte, PhD is conducting research in his laboratory at the Glen...

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 14, 2019)

Non-invasive bedside monitoring of cerebral blood flow and metabolism in the neonate
Invited Speaker: MATHIEU DESHAES, PHD

RI-MUHC scientist receives Terry Fox funding to study metastatic sarcomas

As Terry Fox approached the city of Thunder Bay in Ontario on Sept. 1, 1980, a strange pain took hold of his chest. The 22-year-old had been...

How does cancer spread?

How does cancer spread? While studying human brain tumour cells, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University...

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (January 8, 2019)

The presentation will summarize research and infrastructure efforts by the Department of Radiology in the application of Search, Natural Language Processing, and AI/Deep Learning...

Another Medical Cold Case Cracked by the MUHC’s ‘Dr. House’

A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) led by Dr. Donald Vinh, the RI-MUHC’s so-called...

Research in Bone Healing: Basic Science to Clinical Examples (November 1, 2018)

Speaker: Dr. Peter Giannoudis, BSc, MD, FACS, FRCS
Chair, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Leeds, Editor in Chief, Injury Journal

The 2018 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

We invite you to view the online version of the 2018 Annual Report of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)...

Celebrating the life of Dr. Margaret Becklake, a pioneer in clinical epidemiology and health outcomes research

We are all saddened by the passing of Dr. Margaret Becklake on October 17, 2018. Recognized globally for her work in respiratory medicine...

Can a smart app encourage HIV-self testing in Canada?

HIV self-testing strategies have been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2016, as they empower people to find out...

CETI Annual Research Day (December 7, 2018)

At the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Glen Site, Drs Sylvia & Richard Cruess Amphitheatre, E.S1.1129...

Three RI-MUHC members named in the first-ever List of Canadian women leaders in global health

On November 20, the Canadian Society for International Health released its first Canadian...

Dr. Emily G. McDonald honoured by the Women’s Y Foundation

During an event held at the Écomusée du Fier Monde on October 25, the Women’s Y Foundation honoured Dr. Emily G. McDonald...

Pediatric Research Seminar (December 3, 2018)

Strategic Plan-Improving the short and long-term health outcomes of individuals born extremely preterm
Invited Speaker: KATRYN PAQUETTE, MDCM, FRCPC, FAAP

Investigator Town Hall (November 26, 2018)

At the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Glen Site, Drs Sylvia & Richard Cruess Amphitheatre, E.S1.1129...

Scientists identify new genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages

A team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University have identified...

Can't sleep? Fruit flies and energy drinks offer new clues

Sleep is an essential behavioural state in animals ranging from invertebrates to humans. It is critical for immune function, stable metabolism...

Cracking the Genetic Code of type 2 diabetes

Once you have diabetes, it is difficult to stop its progression and once diabetic complications set in, they are usually irreversible...