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...

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 (June 4, 2018)

Neural crest-placode cell interactions during gangliogenesis
Invited Speaker: LISA TANEYHILL, PHD

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pediatric Research Seminar (April 30, 2018)

Cardiac mechanics in congenital diaphragmatic hernia – Does the left ventricle contribute to outcomes?
Invited Speaker: GABRIEL ALTIT, MDCM, FRCPC, FAAP, MSc(c)

Pediatric Research Seminar (May 7, 2018)

Regulation of BMP Signaling Occurs at Multiple Levels
Invited Speaker: KRISTI WHARTON, PHD

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...

Meet RIPK3: Good Cop, Bad Cop, all in one

Each year, influenza kills half a million people globally with the elderly and very young most often the victims. In fact, the Centers for...