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Infertility treatment linked with slightly higher risk of pregnancy complications

Women who become pregnant using infertility treatments have a slightly higher risk of a complication according to a new study

Shared genetic marker offers new promise in targeting specific ovarian and lung cancers

Two new papers offer promise that a drug currently used to treat estrogen positive breast cancer may be effective in treating two different types of cancer

Recognizing children’s voices: nursing professor and researcher Franco Carnevale on his experiences as an RN and childhood ethicist

Child health is a major area of focus for many faculty members and researchers at McGill’s Ingram School of Nursing. Among them is...

Global resource helps to inform understanding of cancer risk

McGill University has helped develop a global resource that includes data on thousands of inherited variants in the BRCA1 and...

RI-MUHC researcher weighs in on unnecessary diagnostic imaging for young children

How can parents reach an informed decision on whether medical imaging is necessary for their young children, particularly tests that...

How does cancer spread?

How does cancer spread? While studying human brain tumour cells, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University...

Scientists identify new genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages

A team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University have identified...

RI-MUHC students find new ways to bridge gap between schools and research community

Six trainees from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) took up the Cooperathon open innovation...

Scientific breakthrough: promising new target for immunotherapy

Following the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine, global attention is now more than ever turned toward the promise of...

No-Nonsense Approach to Genetic Kidney Disease in Children

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre’s (RI-MUHC) push to treat a rare genetic disease in children...

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...

Dr. David Rosenblatt to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. David Rosenblatt, Holder, Dodd Q. Chu and Family Chair in Medical Genetics and Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Medicine...

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...

Like babies, eggs send signals when hungry

In humans and other mammals, the female reproductive cells – the eggs or oocytes – need nourishment in order to grow and remain fertile...

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...

Epigenetic alteration of a vitamin B12 processing gene shines new light on our understanding of rare diseases

Rare hereditary recessive diseases were thought to be expressed in offspring only when both parents carry a mutation in the...

Champion of the 2017 AmorChem KNOCK OUT event: Team Braverman!

The competition for research funding is fierce, especially if your field is rare diseases and the source is industry. Five research teams from...

Dr. Barry Pless among those honoured by Governor General

As is the New Year custom, on December 29, Governor General Julie Payette (BEng’86) announced the 125 newest appointments...

Dr. Nada Jabado appointed to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Earlier this week, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced the appointment of six leading researchers to the...

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