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Team from RI-MUHC and Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute “follow a gut feeling” and discover a new stem cell

The human body has a remarkable ability to repair and renew itself. However, as we all know, our regenerative capacity quickly dwindles once we reach adulthood.

What’s new at the 2019 Cancer Research Program (CRP) Research Day?

Along with traditional presentations, the first CRP 3-minute thesis competition!

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

Rising to the 3-Minute Thesis challenge

Zeinab Sharifi, doctoral student at the RI-MUHC, advances to the regional level with her first-prize placement at McGill

Three RI-MUHC teams receive funding from the CFI and Government of Quebec

Funding will “provide our researchers with the foundational infrastructure needed to become leading-edge contributors in diverse research fields,” says Martha Crago

Focus on McGill Nursing Faculty: Christine Maheu shares her passion for cancer survivorship care and research

“My research is focused on programs to help cancer survivors cope with uncertainty and fear of recurrence along with support in the return to work”

RI-MUHC Team Wins Québec Science's 2018 People's Choice Award for Discovery of the Year

A reliable test for early detection of endometrial and ovarian cancers wins Québec Science’s 2018 Award for Discovery of the Year!

Shared genetic marker offers new promise in targeting specific ovarian and lung cancers

Two new papers offer promise that a drug currently used to treat estrogen positive breast cancer may be effective in treating two different types of cancer

McGill paper wins journal award

A research paper describing a texture-based model that predicts lung metastasis risk in soft-tissue sarcomas won its authors the...

Quebec researchers among recipients of $34 million “Grand Challenge” Grant from Cancer Research UK to combat cancer

Research teams from McGill and MUHC are part of an international effort to uncover how chronic inflammation causes cancer

Québec Science magazine honours a team from the RI-MUHC!

Recent work by McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) gyneco-oncologists, Drs. Lucy Gilbert, Xing Zeng and Kris Jardon, along with...

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...

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...

Scientific breakthrough: promising new target for immunotherapy

Following the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine, global attention is now more than ever turned toward the promise of...

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...

MUHC joins Montreal key partners to bring cancer research to the next level

Leading researchers, cancer centres and hospitals in Montreal, and the Terry Fox Research Institute are partnering to generate new...

Annual 3MT competition delivers (sound) bite-sized research excellence

Recently, McGill held its seventh annual 3-Minute Thesis/ Ma thèse en 180 secondes competition in which graduate students deliver concise...

Pushing screening of ovarian and endometrial cancers one step further

A team from the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has joined forces with researchers at...

Pancreatic cancer research: personalized approach brings new hope to patients

Few early detection tests, undetectable symptoms, limited treatment options and no known biomarkers that can be used to direct...

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