Pediatric Research Seminar (January 22, 2018)

Improving the participation of youth with physical disabilities: The effectiveness of the PREP intervention
Invited Speaker: DANA ANABY, PHD, BOT

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 12, 2018)

The Derivation and Utility of Intestinal Organoids Generated From Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
Invited Speaker: JON DRAPER, PHD

Pediatric Research Seminar (February 5, 2018)

Determining Mechanisms of Glaucoma Using Mice
Invited Speaker: SIMON JOHN, PHD

Dr. Barry Pless among those honoured by Governor General

As is the New Year custom, on December 29, Governor General Julie Payette (BEng’86) announced the 125 newest appointments...

Second Provincial Congress of Mother-Child Research (May 24-25, 2018)

The four major pediatric research centres will participate: CHU de Québec, CHU Sainte-Justine, Sherbrooke University Hospital and McGill University Health Centre...

Unprecedented Canada-wide movement to improve pediatric cancer treatment

In Canada, cancer remains the leading cause of illness-related death in children. In an effort to accelerate research breakthroughs...

Confocal Microscopy Workshop (January 29, 2018)

This presentation entitled: ''Confocal Microscopy Workshop'' is organized by the Molecular Imaging Platform and Nikon...

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...

RI-MUHC fellow wins OPDQ Award

Dr. Anne-Sophie Brazeau was recently selected as the recipient of the Prix Engagement 2017 – Lussier Dale Parizeau by l’Ordre professionnel...

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai named among the Economist’s 2017 HCV CHANGE MAKERS

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, Associate Professor at McGill University, researcher in the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the...

Scientists with bold ideas making big impact

An estimated 1 million cases of tuberculosis (TB) disease occur in children in any given year, killing as many as 210,000 – a staggering...

Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may...

Breastfed babies are less likely to have eczema

Babies whose mothers had received support to breastfeed exclusively for a sustained period from birth have a 54% lower risk of eczema at...

Is there life after academia? The RI-MUHC Trainee Career Half-Day explored the options!

Research trainees looking to explore career options outside of academia expressed appreciation for the perspectives they gained...

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...

Dr. Nada Jabado appointed to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Earlier this week, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced the appointment of six leading researchers to the...

Pediatric Research Seminar (December 11, 2017)

Oxidative Stress and Male Germ Cells: Friend and Foe
Invited Speaker: CRISTIAN O’FLAHERTY, DVM, PHD

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms and dads at risk

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting...

Centre of Excellence in Translational Immunology (CETI) 1st Annual Research Day (December 1, 2017)

Research Advances in Autoimmunity, Cancer Immunotherapy and Transplantation