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Congratulations to our trainees distinguished in the 2016-2017 RI-MUHC Annual Report!

Trainees selected for “Focus on Our Trainees” (pp. 16-17):
Students Renata Bahous (supervisor: Dr. Rima Rozen), Claire Gizowski (supervisor: Dr. Charles Bourque), Kashif Khan (supervisor: Dr. Renzo Cecere) and Emerson Krock (supervisor: Dr. Lisbet Haglund)...

Dr. Jake Barralet appointed Director of Innovation, Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning and the Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Jake Barralet, associate leader of the Injury Repair Recovery Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, has been appointed to the...

Epigenetic alteration of a vitamin B12 processing gene shines new light on our understanding of rare diseases

Rare hereditary recessive diseases were thought to be expressed in offspring only when both parents carry a mutation in the...

Researchers renew the battle against Alzheimer’s

Dr. Lisa Koski's lab at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is one of only three worldwide sites...

Pediatric Research Seminar (February 26, 2018)

RNA binding proteins in the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Invited Speaker: CHRISTINE VANDE VELDE, PHD

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...