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Canadian researchers on promising path towards developing flu treatment using lipid target

A team of scientists from the RI-MUHC recently identified a target to “tone down” the hyperactive immunity to influenza infection

Four RI-MUHC grad students land top federal funding: Matthew Dankner, Kashif Khan, Anastasios Maniakas and Yifan Wang

Four graduate students from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) are among the 16 from McGill to win 2019 Vanier Scholarships.

Research Day for the IDIGH Program at the RI-MUHC is organized for and by trainees ... but everyone profits!

Nine awards were given across three presentation categories at the Fourth Annual Research Day of the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program

Harnessing the body’s power in fight against cancer

Immunotherapy has provided lung cancer patients with real hope of recovery

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (May 29, 2019)

5 myths about measurement error
Presenter: Maarten van Smeden, MSc, PhD

32nd Annual Doctor Dorothy Wiselberg Seminar: Neuromuscular Disorders and Respiration (May 31, 2019)

This is a free endowed conference in respiratory diseases in memory of Doctor Dorothy Wiselberg...

Children in Quebec are not diagnosed early enough with type 1 diabetes

A study reveals a rise in the number of children presenting a life-threatening complication at diagnosis.

Dr. Donald Sheppard honoured at the McGill Alumni Association’s annual Honours and Awards banquet

The David Johnston Faculty & Staff Award recognizes his leadership in research efforts to tackle grand challenges in infections and immunity

Widespread off-label use of epilepsy medications could put some patients at risk

Despite limited proven efficacy, gabapentinoids are frequently prescribed to treat pain

IDIGH Program/CR-HMR Joint Seminar (June 12, 2019)

Development and clinical trial of an attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine
Speaker: Jorge Kalil, MD, PhD, FRPC, Dr.h.c

STEAM Partnership with the EMSB: Students return to Research Institute to showcase projects to scientists!

Engaging youth in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) projects, this unique partnership provides tools for dialogue and exploration

Drug-Resistant TB: A Clear and Present Danger

In two articles posted this week to Forbes, Dr. Madhukar Pai outlines the great threat posed by drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), while also offering a glimmer of hope.

Dermatology resident building new technologies to transform patient care

RI-MUHC research fellow Sheila Wang receives the Canadian Medical Association Award for Young Leaders (Resident)

IRR Seminar Series 2019 (May 23, 2019)

Scientific Publishing: Roles and Responsibilities of Editors, Reviewers, and Authors with an introduction to the Advanced family of journals
Guest speaker: Dr. Babak Mostaghaci

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (May 31, 2019)

Why do we need guidance for planning, analysis and reporting of observational studies of health?
Presenter: Prof. Dr. Willi Sauerbrei

IDIGH Program/TB Centre Joint Seminar (May 22, 2019)

The dark side of medical publishing: predators, pirates and profiteers
Speaker: Madhukar Pai, MD, PhD

Sabrina Bergeron, Matthew Dankner, Anna De Polo, Caitlin Fierheller, Ansley Gnanapragasam, Wajih Jawhar, Julien Mégrouréche, Haley Patrick, Philip Pisano

Congratulations to all the Cancer Research Program (CRP) trainees who gave stimulating presentations at the fourth annual CRP Day at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre...

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

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

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.

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and CATALIS mark International Clinical Trials Day

Why is clinical research important? What’s the benefit for patients? International Clinical Trials Day, on May 20, 2019, recognizes the commitment of all research professionals who believe in the...