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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...

RI-MUHC students find new ways to bridge gap between schools and research community

Six trainees from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) took up the Cooperathon open innovation...

Safe cannabis pain relief without the “high”

In the wake of cannabis legalization, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill...

Cannabis and brain development

Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, psychiatrist and researcher from the Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience Program (BRaIN) at...

It’s au revoir, not goodbye, to the RI-MUHC summer students

They may be Montreal high school students, international medical residents, or students at any level in between. Their summer research...

Engaging the Public Where They Live: Lessons for Better Science Communication from Media Personalities and Strategists

A student-run non-profit that works to foster the student voice in science policy and evidence-informed policy-making in Canada, last year the...

Thinking beyond the barriers of our workspace: A lectern for the BRaIN Program

How does a lectern become a multidisciplinary work of art that all but speaks for itself? Everything evolving from the Convergence...

Canadians are aging well, but ...

It's not every day that one receives a call from a researcher asking if they want to participate in a study on aging for the next 20 years of their...

As harmful as dehydration?

We are all familiar with the drawbacks of dehydration, but we rarely hear about the harmful effects of overhydration. It is known...

Québec Science unveils the Discovery of the Year public prize

An anti-cancer probe developed by a team of researchers including Kevin Petrecca, a member of the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI)...

RI-MUHC researcher Sara Ahmed among six from McGill to share $59M in new funding

Dr. Sara Ahmed from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and School of Physical and Occupational...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Research trainees, enter the CFI’s #IAmInnovation Twitter contest to win!

Calling all students and post-docs — between October 2 and December 1, 2017, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) wants to hear how working in state-of-the-art facilities and with...

That cup of coffee may not relieve Parkinson’s symptoms

Science has shown that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease than people who never drink it...

Raquel del Carpio awarded the 2017 Prix Albert-Jutras

Dr. Raquel del Carpio, Professor of Radiology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Senior Radiologist at the...

Nancy Mayo receives ISOQOL President’s Award

Dr. Nancy Mayo, Professor at the McGill Faculty of Medicine’s School of Physical and Occupational Therapy is the 2017 recipient of...

Congratulations to BRaIN scientists Curtis Baker, Jesper Sjoström and Don Van Meyel

Congratulations to BRaIN scientists Curtis Baker, Jesper Sjoström and Don van Meyel for...

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