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Celebrating the life of Dr. Margaret Becklake, a pioneer in clinical epidemiology and health outcomes research

We are all saddened by the passing of Dr. Margaret Becklake on October 17, 2018. Recognized globally for her work in respiratory medicine...

Eva Kaufmann receives award from the German Society for Immunology

Eva Kaufmann, DVM, PhD, a postdoctoral student in the lab of Maziar Divangahi, PhD, at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New MUHC study calls for targeted screening of high-risk healthcare workers for tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a recognized hazard for healthcare workers, but the annual screening strategy currently in place in Canada...

Dr. Larry Lands receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Respirology

Dr. Larry Lands, Professor of Pediatrics at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, Director of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine and the Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Clinic...

2017 Annual Respiratory Research Day

Our 28th Annual Respiratory Research Day on June 6 featured 50 abstracts with a mix of oral and poster presentations...

Congratulations Dr. Sabah Hussain!

Dr. Sabah Hussain received the Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Research by a Staff Member...

Dr. Basil Petrof appointed Director of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories

Dr. Basil Petrof, Professor of Medicine, has been appointed Director of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories effective May 15, 2017...

One-on-one with RI-MUHC's Dr. Bahar Torabi and Dr. Elizabeth Fixman

The McGill University Health Centre’s Research Institute (RI-MUHC) houses an incredible amount of talent and innovation...

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