Pediatric Research Seminar (November 12, 2018)

Regulation of Oocyte mRNA Translation and Decay during Maternal-to-Zygotic Transition in Mouse
Invited Speaker: HENG-YU FAN, PHD

The Journey of a USBJI Young Investigator in Research

In the September edition of the United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) Newsletter, Sasha Bernatsky, MD, PhD, FRCPC...

New means to fight 'un-killable' bacteria in healthcare settings

Scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have identified new means of fighting drug-tolerant...

Pediatric Research Seminar (October 22, 2018)

Eye Tracking and Pupillometry: for and with everyone, at all costs
Invited Speaker: SYLVAIN SIROIS, PHD

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...

Pediatric Research Seminar (November 5, 2018)

The Role of Extracellular Vesicles in Shaping Bone Marrow Function
Invited Speaker: PETER KURRE, MD

It’s au revoir, not goodbye, to the RI-MUHC summer students

They may be Montreal high school students, international medical residents, or students at any level in between. Their summer research...

A world first in interventional cardiology at the MUHC: a “jackhammer” to heal the heart

Calcium that builds and blocks the arteries of the heart is the sworn enemy of interventional cardiologists (doctors specialized in...

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...

Pediatric Research Seminar (September 24, 2018)

The Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorders: Challenges for Therapy
Invited Speaker: NANCY BRAVERMAN, MD, MSc

Pediatric Research Seminar (December 17, 2018)

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

Life-saving epinephrine underused during anaphylaxis outside of hospital, study finds

Fewer than half of adults and children experiencing food-induced anaphylaxis use their epinephrine autoinjector (EAI) before being...

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...

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...

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...

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 (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

Pediatric Research Seminar (January 28, 2019)

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

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...

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...