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Meet Annette Majnemer, PhD OT, Researcher at the RI-MUHC and McGill School of Physical & Occupational Therapy
Watch the latest video from the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy (SPOT) at McGill University to learn more...
RI-MUHC researcher Sara Ahmed among six from McGill to share $59M in new funding
Dr. Sara Ahmed from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and School of Physical and Occupational...
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...
RI-MUHC opens dedicated headquarters for outcomes research
Last Thursday, researchers, staff and donors of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) gathered to...
Scientists with bold ideas making big impact
An estimated 1 million cases of tuberculosis (TB) disease occur in children in any given year, killing as many as 210,000 – a staggering...
Breastfed babies are less likely to have eczema
Babies whose mothers had received support to breastfeed exclusively for a sustained period from birth have a 54% lower risk of eczema at...
Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms and dads at risk
Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting...
Giving rookie dads the online info they really need
Expectant and new parents often turn to the internet for parenting prep, but it turns out that dads often don’t seem to find...
RI-MUHC scientist takes HIV self-testing global with HIVSmart!™
It is estimated that 30-40 per cent of people living with HIV do not know their HIV status, which can have a serious effect on the...
Research trainee Jenna Wong uses big data to answer big questions about health
Few doctoral students get to see one of their research papers covered by dozens of media outlets. However, when epidemiology student...
MUHC study calls for action to help adolescents with diabetes transition to adult care
Adolescence can be a turbulent period of life, with struggles to establish autonomy, identity issues and risk-taking behaviours...
Mobile apps offer creative strategies to prevent and treat Hepatitis C virus at scale
Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, a clinician-scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Associate Professor...
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...
Interview with Dr. Isabelle Gagnon
FACE TO FACE with Dr. Isabelle Gagnon, a researcher who goes beyond borders to better understand childhood concussion...
Coming together: A good move for the Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Over 50 population health researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and their research teams...
Kidney graft success - does age and sex matter?
The success of kidney transplant is dependent on the age and sex of both the donor and the recipient, according to research published...
Interview with Dr. Isabel Fortier
When I was little, I was fascinated by the way the human body works. Later I decided to study biology to find out more about it, and I went into epidemiology for my doctorate...
A prescription with legs!
A study from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) shows that physician-delivered step count...
What is high Lipoprotein(a), and should I be concerned?
A team of researchers from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (RI-MUHC) found that elevations in a unusual...
A race against time to diagnose deadly weight loss in cancer patients
About one third of cancer patients die because of cachexia – an involuntary weight loss, characterized primarily by muscle wasting and metabolic changes, which cannot be addressed or treated solely...
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