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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...
RI-MUHC fellow wins OPDQ Award
Dr. Anne-Sophie Brazeau was recently selected as the recipient of the Prix Engagement 2017 – Lussier Dale Parizeau by l’Ordre professionnel...
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...
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...
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...
Congratulations to Zhor Senhaji Mouhri
Congratulations to Zhor Senhaji Mouhri (supervisor: Dr. Bertrand Jean-Claude), who successfully defended her...
Eating protein three times a day could make our seniors stronger
Loss of muscle is an inevitable consequence of aging that can lead to frailty, falls or mobility problems. Eating enough protein is...
Interview with Dr. Barry Bedell
FACE TO FACE with Dr. Barry Bedell: A multimodal vision for the SAIL Platform
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...
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...
Improving the efficacy of drug development: Another milestone agreement for biosensor technology
Biosensor technology co-developed by Dr. Stéphane Laporte, a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and...
A prescription with legs!
A study from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) shows that physician-delivered step count...
Congratulations to Dr. Stéphane Laporte and his collaborators on the recent licensing to the biopharmaceutical company Alkermes of...
New marker identified for pancreatic cancer
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Due to its deep anatomical location, tumour-specific symptoms typically occur only...
Antidepressants: rise in off-label prescriptions
Antidepressant use in North America has increased over the last 2 decades. A suspected reason for this trend is that primary care physicians are increasingly prescribing...
Brain cells that aid appetite control identified
It’s rare for scientists to get what they describe as “clean” results without spending a lot of time repeating the same experiment over and over again.