Biofilms—the eradication has begun

Have you ever heard of biofilms? They are slimy, glue-like membranes that are produced by microbes, like bacteria and fungi, in order to...

Interview with Dr. Rima Rozen

Genetics has exploded in the last few decades and I've been part of that evolution. When I first trained, it was all about biochemistry and metabolites. Then we moved on to chromosomes, cellular studies and the cloning of genes. Now we're able to look at the entire genome.

Interview with Dr. Stéphane Laporte

Professor Stéphane Laporte's career as a pharmacologist has been, to say the least, extremely successful. He trained as a PhD student at the Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec, and then as a postdoctoral fellow at...

Interview with Dr. Salvatore Carbonetto

Since Neuroscientist Dr. Salvatore Carbonetto discovered it in 1988, more than 1,000 scientific papers have been published on dystroglycan, a molecule responsible for cell...

Interview with Dr. Isabel Fortier

When I was little, I was fascinated by the way the human body works. Later I decided to study biology to find out more about it, and I went into epidemiology for my doctorate...

Interview with Dr. Don Sheppard

Touching down in Frankfurt en route to Beirut to deliver a lecture on human fungal disease, Dr. Don Sheppard willingly makes time to share...

Improving the efficacy of drug development: Another milestone agreement for biosensor technology

Biosensor technology co-developed by Dr. Stéphane Laporte, a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and...

Kidney graft success - does age and sex matter?

The success of kidney transplant is dependent on the age and sex of both the donor and the recipient, according to research published...

Jade Lasiste, MD

Dr. Jade Lasiste, a graduate student in pathology, was awarded the Member-in-Training (MIT) Outstanding Poster...

Flow Cytometry Seminar (March 9, 2017)

This seminar entitled: “BD Horizon Tour 3.0 Multicolor Panel Design” is organized by the Immunophenotyping platform...

Pediatric Research Seminar (June 5, 2017)

Molecular changes in aging female germline
Invited Speaker: Andrea Jurisicova, PhD

New study reinforces importance of implementing newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in Quebec

A new study led by a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Cystic Fibrosis Canada reinforces the benefits of newborn screening...

Christine McCusker wins Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Award

Dr. Christine McCusker, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University and Director, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Montreal Children’s Hospital was recently...

Doctoral student Necola Guerrina: Connecting basic respiratory research with clinical needs

Necola Guerrina is unlikely to become the stereotypical solitary scientist. This doctoral student in pathology has a talent for communication and collaboration...

Research project led by RI-MUHC scientist gets $1.65 M from NSERC for training project

A team led by Dr. Jake Barralet, professor at McGill University and scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will receive $1.65 million from the...

Traditional skin tests used to predict allergies to antibiotics are useless say Montreal researchers

Skin tests traditionally used to predict allergies to amoxicillin, one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics in children, are ineffective according to a new study led by a team at the...

A tropical parasitic disease emerges in the Canadian Arctic

An outbreak of an intestinal parasite common in the tropics, known as Cryptosporidium, has been identified for the first time in the Arctic. The discovery was made in Nunavik...

MUHC takes key role in Pan-Canadian Crohn's and Colitis patient care and research Network

Canadians living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will have access to better care thanks to the first Pan-Canadian network of leading Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis...

RI-MUHC Project One of the Six Canadian Innovations Scaling Up to Improve Global Health

Dr Nikita Pant Pai and her team receive next-step scale-up funding from Grand Challenges Canada for their smartphone-based HIV self-test application (HIVSmart!)

Inappropriate and overuse of antibiotics in fight against tuberculosis in India

Simulated patient study sheds new light on antibiotic use in India