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Champion of the 2017 AmorChem KNOCK OUT event: Team Braverman!

The competition for research funding is fierce, especially if your field is rare diseases and the source is industry. Five research teams from...

MUHC researchers contribute to two of 10 “Discoveries of the year” selected by Québec Science for 2017

Québec Science magazine has selected its 10 Discoveries of the Year for 2017, including two researchers affiliated with the...

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 12, 2018)

The Derivation and Utility of Intestinal Organoids Generated From Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
Invited Speaker: JON DRAPER, PHD

Dr. Donald Sheppard elected into the American Academy of Microbiology

Dr. Donald Sheppard, Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University’s Faculty of...

Dr. Barry Pless among those honoured by Governor General

As is the New Year custom, on December 29, Governor General Julie Payette (BEng’86) announced the 125 newest appointments...

Second Provincial Congress of Mother-Child Research (May 24-25, 2018)

The four major pediatric research centres will participate: CHU de Québec, CHU Sainte-Justine, Sherbrooke University Hospital and McGill University Health Centre...

RI-MUHC opens dedicated headquarters for outcomes research

Last Thursday, researchers, staff and donors of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) gathered to...

Re-programming innate immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB), an infectious disease which attacks the lungs, claims someone’s life every 20 seconds and 1.5 million lives...

Pediatric Research Seminar (February 5, 2018)

Determining Mechanisms of Glaucoma Using Mice
Invited Speaker: SIMON JOHN, PHD

Confocal Microscopy Workshop (January 29, 2018)

This presentation entitled: ''Confocal Microscopy Workshop'' is organized by the Molecular Imaging Platform and Nikon...

Results of the 2017-2018 Respiratory Health Network competitions

Congratulations to Lisa Hennemann (M.Sc. student), Dr. Ilan Azuelos and Dr. Jean Bourbeau for receiving funding from the...

Dr. Guy Rouleau has been reappointed as Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI)

On Tuesday, December 12, 2018, McGill’s Board of Governors approved the reappointment of Dr. Guy Rouleau, a member of the...

Berlin Institute of Health to honour renowned Montreal scientist with International award

Dr. Louise Pilote, Professor of Medicine at McGill University and a senior scientist from the Cardiovascular Health Across the Lifespan...

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai named among the Economist’s 2017 HCV CHANGE MAKERS

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, Associate Professor at McGill University, researcher in the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the...

RI-MUHC fellow wins OPDQ Award

Dr. Anne-Sophie Brazeau was recently selected as the recipient of the Prix Engagement 2017 – Lussier Dale Parizeau by l’Ordre professionnel...

The 2016-2017 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

We invite you to view the online version of the 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre...

Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may...

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 22, 2018)

Improving the participation of youth with physical disabilities: The effectiveness of the PREP intervention
Invited Speaker: DANA ANABY, PHD, BOT

Is there life after academia? The RI-MUHC Trainee Career Half-Day explored the options!

Research trainees looking to explore career options outside of academia expressed appreciation for the perspectives they gained...

Cannabis in Canada: What do we know? What can we expect?

On Nov. 30, some 200 people attended McGill’s academic conference on the imminent legalization of cannabis for recreational...