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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...

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...

Beyond Killing Tuberculosis

Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective...

Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world

World TB Day, which falls on March 24th each year, is designed to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic...

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...

Unusual lung structures may raise risk of pulmonary disease

The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some of those variations are associated with a greater...

Re-programming innate immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB), an infectious disease which attacks the lungs, claims someone’s life every 20 seconds and 1.5 million lives...

Results of the 2017-2018 Respiratory Health Network competitions

Congratulations to Lisa Hennemann (M.Sc. student), Dr. Ilan Azuelos and Dr. Jean Bourbeau for receiving funding from the...

Research trainees, enter the CFI’s #IAmInnovation Twitter contest to win!

Calling all students and post-docs — between October 2 and December 1, 2017, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) wants to hear how working in state-of-the-art facilities and with cutting-edge equipment has helped you and...

Joint Summer Student Research Day: A new part of the summer culture

For students eager to spend a few months in a leading research laboratory and conduct a hands-on project, summer is the time to try it...