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...

Arthritis Drugs Potentially Safe for Expectant Mothers

A new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has revealed that pregnant women with...

Dr. Madhukar Pai honoured as influential alumnus by UC Berkeley

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University of California, Berkeley’s (UCB) School of Public Health (SPH), the School compiled...

Pediatric Research Seminar (June 4, 2018)

Neural crest-placode cell interactions during gangliogenesis
Invited Speaker: LISA TANEYHILL, PHD

Conference on Human Cell Transformation 2018 (June 13-14, 2018)

This two-day conference at McGill University will encompass the most recent developments in models of human cell transformation and aging and provide a unique forum...

Pediatric Research Seminar (November 5, 2018)

The Role of Extracellular Vesicles in Shaping Bone Marrow Function
Invited Speaker: PETER KURRE, MD

Dr. Donald Sheppard inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation

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

Extraordinary $15-million gift will create unique powerhouse initiative to fight infections

A $15-million gift from the visionary Montreal-based Doggone Foundation will launch the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and...

Low-Income HIV Patients Suffer with Healthcare Access

Quebecers do not have equal access to anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for HIV and AIDS, a long-term study undertaken by a team from...

Beyond Killing Tuberculosis

Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective...

Yousof Mostafavi PourManshadi, MD, M.Sc.

After completing a medical degree in Iran, Dr. Yousof Mostafavi earned a CIHR-Quebec Respiratory Health Training scholarship in 2016-2017 and a McGill Entrance...

Nowrin Hoque and Jaryd Sullivan

Congratulations to two students in Dr. Behr’s lab who earned Cystic Fibrosis Canada studentships in the same competition! Nowrin Hoque previously worked in Dr. Dao Nguyen’s laboratory...

Pitching technologies for better healthcare: Innovation program forges entrepreneurs with a difference

What could clinicians, engineers and business experts have in common? A top-notch collaboration, if they team up to develop...

RI-MUHC researcher honoured at international symposium on gastroenterology

In his decades of work in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Dr. Ernest Seidman has had a steady influence on many professionals in the...

Mohamed Nazhat Al Yafi, MD, and Noémie Joannette-Lafrance

Congratulations to Dr. Mohamed Nazhat Al Yafi and Noémie Joannette-Lafrance, whose interuniversity team placed first of six in the 2018 final presentations...

Pediatric Research Seminar (May 14, 2018)

What's New in Dravet Syndrome: Research Advances in the Past 12 Months
Invited Speaker: KENNETH A. MYERS, MD, PHD, FRCPC

Researchers discover new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip

Scientists at the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have discovered a new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip...

Major funding awarded to RI-MUHC scientists for innovative genomics geared to Quebec patients

Pioneering work to advance genomics and precision health treatments at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre...

Like babies, eggs send signals when hungry

In humans and other mammals, the female reproductive cells – the eggs or oocytes – need nourishment in order to grow and remain fertile...

RNAscope technology presented by Advanced Cell Diagnostics and Roche (April 26, 2018)

RNAscope® technology is proven in various research areas such as cancer, neuroscience, immuno-oncology, infectious disease and...