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Eating protein three times a day could make our seniors stronger

Loss of muscle is an inevitable consequence of aging that can lead to frailty, falls or mobility problems. Eating enough protein is...

Searching for the “signature” causes of BRCAness in breast cancer

Breast cancer cells with defects in the DNA damage repair–genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 have a mutational signature...

Interview with Dr. Barry Bedell

FACE TO FACE with Dr. Barry Bedell: A multimodal vision for the SAIL Platform

Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy’s team receives new CIHR funding for innovative HIV/AIDS research

Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy and his team from the Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University on being awarded a...

How a few drops of blood led to a breakthrough in immunology

Scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) may have cracked the code to understanding...

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. 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...

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...

On the genetics trail

Researchers have identified the genetic mutation responsible for one patient's serious health problems, finally solving a medical...

New marker and potential therapy for triple negative breast cancer

Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is the most aggressive type of breast cancer, found in 15-20% of all cases. These breast tumors are...