Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may...

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...

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 22, 2018)

Improving the participation of youth with physical disabilities: The effectiveness of the PREP intervention
Invited Speaker: DANA ANABY, PHD, BOT

Cannabis in Canada: What do we know? What can we expect?

On Nov. 30, some 200 people attended McGill’s academic conference on the imminent legalization of cannabis for recreational...

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...

Pediatric Research Seminar (December 11, 2017)

Oxidative Stress and Male Germ Cells: Friend and Foe
Invited Speaker: CRISTIAN O’FLAHERTY, DVM, PHD

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 15, 2018)

Beyond de-repression: post-mitotic regulation of corticol specification
Invited Speaker: ANGELO IULIANELLA, PHD

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms and dads at risk

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting...

Dr. Donald Sheppard is the Royal College’s Mentor of the Year for Region 4

Earlier this fall, Dr. Donald Sheppard, Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University’s Faculty...

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 8, 2018)

Improving Outcomes of Very Preterm Infants: What Matters?
Invited Speaker: MARC BELTEMPO, MD, MHA

Unprecedented Canada-wide movement to improve pediatric cancer treatment

In Canada, cancer remains the leading cause of illness-related death in children. In an effort to accelerate research breakthroughs...

Interview with Dr. Barry Bedell

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

Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan receives the 2017 F. Estelle R. Simons Award for Research

Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan, Assistant Professor (Clinical) of Pediatrics, associate member, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatics and...

Director of McGill Global Health Programs appointed Adjunct Professor at the Indian Council of Medical Research

Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs (GHP) and a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, has been appointed...

Giving rookie dads the online info they really need

Expectant and new parents often turn to the internet for parenting prep, but it turns out that dads often don’t seem to find...

“Neuromyths I: Don't Believe Everything You Hear”: A public lecture in context of the Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience project (November 24, 2017)

Chloe Soutar is a PhD candidate working in Dr. Hans Dringenberg’s lab at the Centre for Neuroscience Studies at Queen’s University...

Raquel del Carpio awarded the 2017 Prix Albert-Jutras

Dr. Raquel del Carpio, Professor of Radiology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and Senior Radiologist at the...

Preventing autism by treating inflammation during pregnancy

Congratulations to doctoral student Marie-Julie Allard (supervisor: Dr. Guillaume Sébire), whose work on...