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Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children

Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy could be at increased risk of type 1 diabetes themselves

Symposium on Health Technology Assessment in Practice (July 8-9, 2019)

This two-day symposium brings together speakers who are active in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) both at the hospital level and the government level to introduce the audience to contemporary...

Dick Menzies receives Distinguished Lecturer Award in Respiratory Sciences

The CIHR-ICRH/CTS lectureship honours Dr. Menzies’s significant contributions in tuberculosis research, both in Canada and internationally

Increase in children and teens seen in ERs for suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts

Lead study author and RI-MUHC researcher Brett Burstein reports an alarming rise in suicidal behaviour over the last decade

RI-MUHC research team to study the health impact of inactivity

A CIHR-funded project led by Dr. José Morais will investigate inactivity-induced muscle loss and the protective effects of exercise

Predicting Breast Cancer Metastasis to the Lung and Liver with Biomarkers

RI-MUHC researcher Peter Siegel and research associate Sébastien Tabariès have identified a key component of breast cancer metastasis to the liver and lung

Pediatric Research Seminar (April 29, 2019)

Genetics of common endocrine diseases and their clinical implications
Invited Speaker: DESPOINA MANOUSAKI, MD

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (May 22, 2019)

Economic Modeling in Pediatric Oncology
Presenter: Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (May 7, 2019)

Insecticide Resistance and Malaria Control: Challenges & Opportunities
Presenter: Manisha Kulkarni, PhD

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - CHILD/ADULT Seminar (May 1, 2019)

A Child health- Adult health research collaboration in diabetes epidemiology and management
Presenters: Meranda Nakhla, MD, MSc and Kaberi Dasgupta, MD, MSc

Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection

Treatment leads to changes in gut microbiota, compromising immunity

Call for expressions of interest: Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

The RI-MUHC is seeking a dynamic and strategic leader to serve as its next Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer (ED/CSO).

Bartha Knoppers awarded 2019 Friesen Prize

Bartha Knoppers has been awarded the 2019 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research by the Friends of Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Autism Festival (May 1st – May 5th, 2019)

Transforming Autism Care Consortium (TACC) Autism Festival - Celebrating the Intersection of Science and Society

Using laser light to study how epilepsy arises in the healthy brain

Scientists at the RI-MUHC have developed a new method to study how seizures arise in the healthy brain.

RI-MUHC researcher to receive new funding from GlycoNet

Dr. Don Sheppard`s project in collaboration with The Hospital for Sick Children aims to improve the health of Canadians while generating positive economic outcomes

The RI-MUHC Simulation Laboratory RUN FOR A REASON! (April 27-28 2019)

The Simulation Laboratory team of the Centre for Innovative Medicine of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (RI-MUHC) is participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.

Talking open science with Dr. Nitika Pant Pai

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai answers questions about her work with ScienceOpen and how it can benefit researchers and, ultimately, patients

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) – Research Day (May 14, 2019)

The Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) of the RI-MUHC will hold its annual Research Day on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

Pediatric Research Seminar (May 6, 2019)

Research neural crest cells and their roles in development, evolution and disease
Invited Speaker: PAUL TRAINOR, PHD

Four Burning Questions for Madhukar Pai and Dick Menzies on World TB Day

Leading researchers at the McGill International TB Centre and RI-MUHC discuss the conditions that allow TB to flourish and the important role McGill and the RI-MUHC are playing to combat it.

Zeinab Sharifi

Congratulations to Zeinab Sharifi, who rose to the 3-Minute Thesis challenge and advanced to the regional level with her first-prize placement at McGill!

RI-MUHC investigator awarded one of eight geroscience operating grants funded by the CIHR in Canada

Congratulations to Jeremy Van Raamsdonk, PhD, a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in the Metabolic Disorders and Complications Program (MeDiC)...

Scienti-Filles Exhibition (March 27, 2019)

Grade 6 students from The Study invite you on March 27, 2019 to see an exhibition of their medical projects...