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RI-MUHC team receives funding to develop improved radiation treatment devices for cancer patients

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is proud to announce that Dr. Shirin Abbasinejad Enger, researcher from the Cancer Research Program...

New Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team named to attack brain cancer in children

A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) led by Dr. Nada Jabado, hemato-oncologist at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC...

Our online newsletter is now “RI-MUHC Live”!

The Fall 2015 RI-MUHC Newsletter was our last seasonal issue. Check the new “RI-MUHC Live” page regularly for fresh content in...

Heart attacks could be reduced by rethinking the way we prescribe statins

Millions of people today take statins to help lower their cholesterol level. Currently statins are prescribed to patients based on their...

"Smart soles" in shoes to help patients recover from a broken hip

Hip fractures are one of the most common injuries sustained by the elderly population following a fall. This often results...

A conversation about heart health with cardiology experts at the MUHC (April 19-20, 2016)

Join Dr. Nadia Giannetti, Chief of Cardiology, and leading cardiology physicians and researchers to learn more about...

International Behavioural Trial Network 2016 Conference (May 19-21, 2016)

The IBTN is a forum for behavioural researchers and professionals interested in sharing leading behavioural trial research, practices and innovations. This 2 ½ day conference will include plenary sessions, workshops, and posters sessions.

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 14, 2016)

Monday Noon Seminar
Invited Speaker: HELEN MCNEILL, PHD
Professor of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto,
Professor of Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto,
Senior Investigator of the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Coordinating Growth and Polarity

Proteomics Platform Open-House Symposium (March 8, 2016)

This one-day open house symposium of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Proteomics Platform...

Knowing, Sharing, Doing: 1st National Knowledge Translation Conference in Rehabilitation (May 4-5, 2016)

The School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University is proudly hosting its 1st National Knowledge Translation...

The Journey: Childhood versus Adult Cancer (Leukemia) (April 20, 2016)

Presented by: The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre
Featuring:
Nathalie A. Johnson, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Russell Jones, PhD
Daniel Sinnett, PhD

Dr. Annette Majnemer appointed Vice-Dean, Education, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Annette Majnemer has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice-Dean, Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective immediately.

Open House and Advanced Imaging Workshop (11-11-2015)

A successful one-day workshop was organized by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Molecular Imaging Platform to introduce a variety of state-of-the-art microscopy and imaging techniques and their applications in biomedical research. The workshop included on-site practical demonstrations of advanced microscopy imaging techniques.

Dr. Christina Wolfson appointed McGill’s Deputy Research Integrity Officer

Dr. Christina Wolfson, Professor in the Department of Medicine and in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Occupational Health, has been appointed McGill’s new Deputy Research Integrity Officer...

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

Dr. Basil Petrof, Professor in the Division of Respiratory Diseases, has been appointed as Acting Director of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories (MCL) for one year...

Good Genes Behaving Badly: Fighting Cancer with Knowledge and Hope lecture series (March 23, 2016)

Presented by: The Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre
Speakers:
Patricia Tonin, PhD
William Foulkes, MBBS, PhD, FRCPC
Thomas F. Duchaine, PhD

McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health Courses: June 2016

McGill University and MUHC have exceptionally strong research groups and centres working on TB, HIV, and neglected tropical diseases.

Remembering Mr. H. Arnold Steinberg, advocate for research, health care and education

It is with great sadness that we learned of Mr. Arnold Steinberg's death on December 11. Yet, as the emerging tributes attest, we are left with much about his life to celebrate and a mission that will inspire many to continue.

A round-up of the past season's technology platform events

Launches, open houses and special seminar series introduced the new technology platforms at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) this fall.

Pediatric Research (Seminar) (11-01-2016)

Monday Noon Seminar
Invited Speaker, BRIAN COX, PHD
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto