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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...

Mechanism That Reduces Effect of Cocaine on Brain Discovered

A type of brain cell known as microglia plays a key role in reducing the effects of cocaine in the brain, according to a major study by a team from the Research Institute...

McGill Professor is the 2016 recipient of the Abraham M. Lilienfeld Award for Overall Excellence in Epidemiology

Dr. Michael S. Kramer, James McGill Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Director of...

Rebecca Burne

Rebecca Burne will be travelling to Dublin, Ireland, for the most important Pharmacoepi conference in the world: the 32nd annual International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management (ICPE) 2016.

27th Annual Respiratory Research Day (May 27, 2016)

The aim of this research day is to provide an opportunity for our clinical residents, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to present their basic science and clinical...

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.

MUHC takes key role in Pan-Canadian Crohn's and Colitis patient care and research Network

Canadians living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will have access to better care thanks to the first Pan-Canadian network of leading Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis...

Pediatric Research Seminar (June 6, 2016)

Left or Right? T-box genes in axis determination
Invited Speaker: VIRGINIA E. PAPAIOANNOU, PHD

Pediatric Research Seminar (May 30, 2016)

Genetics of Joubert Syndrome in French Canadians
Invited Speaker: MYRIAM SROUR, MDCM, FRCP(C), PHD

Honours and awards published May 18, 2016

Honours and awards published May 18, 2016

Funding Results published May 17, 2016

Funding Results published May 17, 2016

Join us to celebrate Desjardins’ donation to the Centre for Advanced Training of the RI-MUHC: Investing in preparing trainees for their future careers (June 9, 2016)

The McGill University Health Centre Foundation, along with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), invites all trainees to join in celebrating the generous donation by Desjardins to the Centre for Advanced Training of the RI-MUHC.

26th Annual McGill Urology Research Day (May 18, 2016)

“Future of Regenerative Medicine for Pelvic Floor Disorders”
“The UroMonitor: an Innovative Approach to Ambulatory Urodynamics”

Laura Labonté

Congratulations to Laura Labonté, the April 2016 winner of the FRQS Étudiante-chercheuse étoile award in the Fonds santé category.

New study reinforces importance of implementing newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in Quebec

A new study led by a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Cystic Fibrosis Canada reinforces the benefits of newborn screening...

A tropical parasitic disease emerges in the Canadian Arctic

An outbreak of an intestinal parasite common in the tropics, known as Cryptosporidium, has been identified for the first time in the Arctic. The discovery was made in Nunavik...

Samaneh Farsijani

Congratulations to Samaneh Farsijani, one of the few winners of the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science poster competition at the Experimental Biology 2016 conference in San Diego. She won the best abstract programmed in...

Marzieh Ghiasi

Marzieh Ghiasi's research on TB infection and control in healthcare trainees took her to South India, where she conducted her field work for a master’s degree in epidemiology supervised by Dr. Madhukar Pai.

Histopathology Platform: Above and Beyond Standard Histological Evaluation (May 19, 2016)

This one-day workshop of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Histopatholgy Platform features presentations on a broad range of topics by...