Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project Networking Session (10-11-2015)

Canada's largest population cohort – made up of more than 300,000 Canadians aged 35-69 – is now available for study. The Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project is hosting an information and networking session at the Canadian Cancer Research Conference. The session is free. Registration is required.

Pediatric Research: Monday Noon Seminar (26-10-2015)

Invited Speaker: MONICA JUSTICE, PhD, SickKids Research Institute. A genetic suppressor screen in Mecp2 mice reveals that lipid metabolism is a therapeutic target in Rett Syndrome.

Appointment of Dr. Lesley Fellows as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Lesley Fellows has been appointed to the newly created position of Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. This appointment, reporting to the Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs, is effective as of March 1, 2016.

Appointment of Dr. Evelyn Constantin as Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education

Dr. Evelyn Constantin has been appointed to the newly created position of Assistant Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME), Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Reporting to the Associate Dean, PGME, this appointment came into effect February 29, 2016.

Message from the Executive Director

This fall we celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA). In 1965 Drs. Phil Gold and Sam Freeman published their landmark work on the...

A conversation about heart health with cardiology experts at the MUHC (April 19-20, 2016)

Join Dr. Nadia Giannetti, Chief of Cardiology, and leading cardiology physicians and researchers to learn more about...

Our online newsletter is now “RI-MUHC Live”!

The Fall 2015 RI-MUHC Newsletter was our last seasonal issue. Check the new “RI-MUHC Live” page regularly for fresh content in...

Heart attacks could be reduced by rethinking the way we prescribe statins

Millions of people today take statins to help lower their cholesterol level. Currently statins are prescribed to patients based on their...

"Smart soles" in shoes to help patients recover from a broken hip

Hip fractures are one of the most common injuries sustained by the elderly population following a fall. This often results...

Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM) ready to serve clinical research

The Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM) of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) announces the opening of its cardiopulmonary, sleep lab and...

Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training Orientation 2015 event: Launch of the RI-MUHC trainee network a success!

On December 11, 2015, the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) held an orientation...

Dr. Annette Majnemer appointed Vice-Dean, Education, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Annette Majnemer has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice-Dean, Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective immediately.

Dr. Christina Wolfson appointed McGill’s Deputy Research Integrity Officer

Dr. Christina Wolfson, Professor in the Department of Medicine and in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, has been appointed McGill’s new Deputy Research Integrity Officer...

Meet our research program managers

With seven new research programs launched at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) this year, one...

Dr. Basil Petrof appointed Acting Director of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories

Dr. Basil Petrof, Professor in the Division of Respiratory Diseases, has been appointed as Acting Director of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories (MCL) for one year...

Montreal's gift to the world

Marking the 50th anniversary of discovery of Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA)

Remembering Mr. H. Arnold Steinberg, advocate for research, health care and education

It is with great sadness that we learned of Mr. Arnold Steinberg's death on December 11. Yet, as the emerging tributes attest, we are left with much about his life to celebrate and a mission that will inspire many to continue.

High-profile fall activities follow launch of RI-MUHC research programs

The seven new research programs of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) marked their first...

Centre for Translational Biology (CTB) updates

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has completed renovations to research space on the 11th floor of Livingston Hall at the...

The RI-MUHC Newsletter is going live in 2016

The Fall 2015 RI-MUHC Newsletter is our last seasonal issue. In the new year...