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Predicting Breast Cancer Metastasis to the Lung and Liver with Biomarkers

RI-MUHC researcher Peter Siegel and research associate Sébastien Tabariès have identified a key component of breast cancer metastasis to the liver and lung

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children

Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy could be at increased risk of type 1 diabetes themselves

Dick Menzies receives Distinguished Lecturer Award in Respiratory Sciences

The CIHR-ICRH/CTS lectureship honours Dr. Menzies’s significant contributions in tuberculosis research, both in Canada and internationally

Annual 3MT competition delivers (sound) bite-sized research excellence

Recently, McGill held its seventh annual 3-Minute Thesis/ Ma thèse en 180 secondes competition in which graduate students deliver concise...

2019 Cancer Frontier Lecture (April 16, 2019)

Ras Proteins and their Regulators in Human Disease
Speaker: Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS, DSc (Hon)

1st International Workshop of the Steatohepatitis in HIV Emerging Research (SHIVER) Network (April 26, 2019)

The goal of this workshop is to provide a multidisciplinary view of the current state of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) in HIV research, treatment, and disease burden both nationally and...

Pediatric Research Seminar (April 15, 2019)

Human Hematopoiesis and Leukemia: Unbiased Approaches Reveal New Insights
Invited Speaker: Connie J. Eaves, PhD, FRS (Canada), FRS (Edinburgh)

Increase in children and teens seen in ERs for suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts

Lead study author and RI-MUHC researcher Brett Burstein reports an alarming rise in suicidal behaviour over the last decade

RI-MUHC research team to study the health impact of inactivity

A CIHR-funded project led by Dr. José Morais will investigate inactivity-induced muscle loss and the protective effects of exercise

RI-MUHC researcher to receive new funding from GlycoNet

Dr. Don Sheppard`s project in collaboration with The Hospital for Sick Children aims to improve the health of Canadians while generating positive economic outcomes

Bartha Knoppers awarded 2019 Friesen Prize

Bartha Knoppers has been awarded the 2019 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research by the Friends of Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Using laser light to study how epilepsy arises in the healthy brain

Scientists at the RI-MUHC have developed a new method to study how seizures arise in the healthy brain.

IDIGH Research Day 2019 (April 12, 2019)

Keynote Speaker: Ross Kedl, Ph.D.
Professor of Immunology & Microbiology, University of Colorado
“Memory without experience: Heterogeneity in the “naïve” CD8+ T cell repertoire”

Quebec researchers among recipients of $34 million “Grand Challenge” Grant from Cancer Research UK to combat cancer

Research teams from McGill and MUHC are part of an international effort to uncover how chronic inflammation causes cancer

IDIGH Program Seminar (April 10, 2019)

alpha-Gal glycotopes as effective glycovaccines and chemotherapy biomarkers of Chagas disease
Speaker: Igor C. Almeida, D.Sc.

Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection

Treatment leads to changes in gut microbiota, compromising immunity

Cancer Research Program Seminar (April 9, 2019)

Deciphering the regulation and role of PGC-1s in aging-related inflammatory conditions in skin
Speaker: Simon-Pierre Gravel, PhD

Talking open science with Dr. Nitika Pant Pai

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai answers questions about her work with ScienceOpen and how it can benefit researchers and, ultimately, patients

Four Burning Questions for Madhukar Pai and Dick Menzies on World TB Day

Leading researchers at the McGill International TB Centre and RI-MUHC discuss the conditions that allow TB to flourish and the important role McGill and the RI-MUHC are playing to combat it.