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Celebrating the life of Dr. Margaret Becklake, a pioneer in clinical epidemiology and health outcomes research

We are all saddened by the passing of Dr. Margaret Becklake on October 17, 2018. Recognized globally for her work in respiratory medicine...

Can a smart app encourage HIV-self testing in Canada?

HIV self-testing strategies have been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2016, as they empower people to find out...

Three RI-MUHC members named in the first-ever List of Canadian women leaders in global health

On November 20, the Canadian Society for International Health released its first Canadian...

Dr. Emily G. McDonald honoured by the Women’s Y Foundation

During an event held at the Écomusée du Fier Monde on October 25, the Women’s Y Foundation honoured Dr. Emily G. McDonald...

Two awards for Dr. Robyn Tamblyn

Over the last several months Robyn Tamblyn, PhD, senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre...

Madhukar Pai invited to first-ever UN High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis

Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill's International Tuberculosis Centre, Director of McGill Global Health Programs and a scientist at the...

The Journey of a USBJI Young Investigator in Research

In the September edition of the United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) Newsletter, Sasha Bernatsky, MD, PhD, FRCPC...

Life-saving epinephrine underused during anaphylaxis outside of hospital, study finds

Fewer than half of adults and children experiencing food-induced anaphylaxis use their epinephrine autoinjector (EAI) before being...

Latent TB Treatment: Shorter is Better

Treatment of latent tuberculosis (TB) is set to transform after two studies from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre...

Canadians are aging well, but ...

It's not every day that one receives a call from a researcher asking if they want to participate in a study on aging for the next 20 years of their...

Living with the stigma of diabetes

Michael Wright was your average high school student, juggling the responsibilities of school and friends while taking the first steps towards...

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...

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...

Tackling adherence to treatment on several fronts

Learning to become self-sufficient and responsible is part of life’s journey through the teen and young adult years. Mistakes are often...

Meet Annette Majnemer, PhD OT, Researcher at the RI-MUHC and McGill School of Physical & Occupational Therapy

Watch the latest video from the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy (SPOT) at McGill University to learn more...

RI-MUHC researcher Sara Ahmed among six from McGill to share $59M in new funding

Dr. Sara Ahmed from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and School of Physical and Occupational...

Unusual lung structures may raise risk of pulmonary disease

The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some of those variations are associated with a greater...

RI-MUHC opens dedicated headquarters for outcomes research

Last Thursday, researchers, staff and donors of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) gathered to...

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...

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...

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