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As harmful as dehydration?
We are all familiar with the drawbacks of dehydration, but we rarely hear about the harmful effects of overhydration. It is known...
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...
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...
Extraordinary $15-million gift will create unique powerhouse initiative to fight infections
A $15-million gift from the visionary Montreal-based Doggone Foundation will launch the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and...
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...
Pitching technologies for better healthcare: Innovation program forges entrepreneurs with a difference
What could clinicians, engineers and business experts have in common? A top-notch collaboration, if they team up to develop...
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...
Pediatric Research Seminar (June 4, 2018)
Neural crest-placode cell interactions during gangliogenesis
Invited Speaker: LISA TANEYHILL, PHD
Arthritis Drugs Potentially Safe for Expectant Mothers
A new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has revealed that pregnant women with...
Dr. Madhukar Pai honoured as influential alumnus by UC Berkeley
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University of California, Berkeley’s (UCB) School of Public Health (SPH), the School compiled...
Pediatric Research Seminar (November 5, 2018)
The Role of Extracellular Vesicles in Shaping Bone Marrow Function
Invited Speaker: PETER KURRE, MD
Dr. Donald Sheppard inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation
Dr. Donald Sheppard, a professor in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University’s Faculty...
Low-Income HIV Patients Suffer with Healthcare Access
Quebecers do not have equal access to anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for HIV and AIDS, a long-term study undertaken by a team from...
Beyond Killing Tuberculosis
Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective...
RI-MUHC researcher honoured at international symposium on gastroenterology
In his decades of work in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Dr. Ernest Seidman has had a steady influence on many professionals in the...
Pediatric Research Seminar (May 14, 2018)
What's New in Dravet Syndrome: Research Advances in the Past 12 Months
Invited Speaker: KENNETH A. MYERS, MD, PHD, FRCPC
Researchers discover new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip
Scientists at the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have discovered a new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip...
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...