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Preterm birth: The "Nodal" gene under the microscope

Preterm birth is a major global public health problem. Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely and many will suffer from...

Eva Kaufmann, PhD

Eva Kaufmann is the winner of the August 2018 Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec-Santé. She is the lead author on a study...

The Government of Quebec Grants $500,000 to McGill University and RI-MUHC to Support Two Collaborative Projects

The Government of Québec has awarded a total of $500,000 in funding to the McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill...

Engaging the Public Where They Live: Lessons for Better Science Communication from Media Personalities and Strategists

A student-run non-profit that works to foster the student voice in science policy and evidence-informed policy-making in Canada, last year the...

Pediatric Research Seminar (December 17, 2018)

New mouse models and development of a molecular therapy for Hirschprung Disease
Invited Speaker: NICOLAS PILON, PHD

Aimee Ryan appointed Associate Dean, Biomedical B.Sc., Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs

Aimee Ryan, PhD, has been appointed to the position of Associate Dean, Biomedical B.Sc., Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, in the Faculty of Medicine at...

Amrita Daftary, Faiz Ahmad Khan and Maziar Divangahi appointed Associate Directors of the McGill International TB Centre

Congratulations to Amrita Daftary, PhD, Faiz Ahmad Khan, MD, MPH, and Maziar Divangahi, PhD, the newly appointed associate directors of the McGill International...

Dr. Madhukar Pai appointed Director of the McGill International TB Centre

Congratulations to Dr. Madhukar Pai, who has been appointed Director of the McGill International TB Centre. Dr. Pai is a member of the Infectious Diseases and Immunity...

Pediatric Research Seminar (September 17, 2018)

Optimization of paediatric pain assessment in the clinical setting using quantitative neurophysiological measures to avoid chronic post-surgical pain
Invited Speaker: CATHERINE E. FERLAND, PHD

Thinking beyond the barriers of our workspace: A lectern for the BRaIN Program

How does a lectern become a multidisciplinary work of art that all but speaks for itself? Everything evolving from the Convergence...

Angela Filipe, PhD

Angela Filipe is the winner of the July 2018 Relève étoile Paul-Gérin-Lajoie from the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Societé et culture...

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...

Charity softball game funds life-changing equipment, clinics and research at the Montreal Chest Institute of the MUHC

Mitchell Rosenberg is proud to be “playing it forward” in appreciation of the exceptional care he received at the Montreal Chest Institute...

Research teams awarded nearly $12 million in CIHR funding

Understanding the role of genetics in the mechanisms underlying preterm birth, examining sex and gender differences...

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 28, 2019)

22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
Invited Speakers: LOYDIE JEROME-MAJEWSKA, PHD and YANNIS TRAKADIS, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FCCMG

MUHC joins Montreal key partners to bring cancer research to the next level

Leading researchers, cancer centres and hospitals in Montreal, and the Terry Fox Research Institute are partnering to generate new...

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...

Inspiring day for those working towards a TB-free world

The words of Canada’s youngest Inuit leader Natan Obed made an instant impact on the 100 scientists, students and healthcare...

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...

24 Hours of Science at the RI-MUHC: An immersion into medicine of the future

On May 11 and 12 a group of 26 students from the elementary school Étoile Filante were among the lucky Montrealers who got a...