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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...

Annual Symposium of the Small Animal Imaging Labs (SAIL) Platform (November 18, 2016)

We are pleased to announce the second edition of the Annual Symposium of the RI-MUHC Small Animal Imaging Labs (SAIL) Platform. We have gathered an outstanding group...

Watch the video from our May 2016 Café scientifique on Rare Respiratory Diseases, now posted on Canal Savoir

Thank you to Michel Rochon, who moderated the event flawlessly, Sarah Dettmers, who shared her courageous story as a cystic fibrosis patient, and our experts, Drs. Jennifer Landry, Larry Lands, André Cantin...

Honours and awards published November 4, 2016

Honours and awards published November 4, 2016

Pediatric Research Seminar (November 14, 2016)

Research and Policy: How They Interact – An Example in ASD Policy Development
Invited Speaker: KAREN BOPP, PHD, RSLP

Brain Boost (November 24, 2016)

Investigating immune mediators of stroke, multiple sclerosis and their chronic outcome

Pediatric Research Seminar (November 7, 2016)

How to leverage comparative and pooled analysis across population-based cohorts
Invited Speaker: ISABEL FORTIER, PHD

There are about 100 species of parasites that can be found in humans

That's why researchers at the National Reference Centre for Parasitology at the RI-MUHC, led by Dr. Momar Ndao, delve deep into the...

Erin Coyne

Erin Coyne studies the role of the ubiquitin proteasome system in obesity and diabetes. She has discovered that gene inactivation of USP19 leads to a...

Tina Boikos and Alessandra Ricciardi

Alessandra Ricciardi and Tina Boikos became friends as undergraduates at McGill University. Spurred by a love of all things microbial, both are completing doctoral degrees: Alessandra in microbiology and immunology and Tina in epidemiology...

Marie-Julie Allard

Congratulations to Marie-Julie Allard, who was featured in a Radio Canada "30 under 30 de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec" (inspirational people under the age of 30)...

Amanda Rossi, PhD

Dr. Amanda Rossi arrived at the RI-MUHC last year as a Canadian Vascular Network Scholar. She is currently leading the Blood Pressure and Vascular Health Around Menopause (BRAVE) study...

A key to unlocking the mystery of triple negative breast cancer

A study conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) suggests screening breast cancer patients for the prolactin receptor...

RI-MUHC researchers discover new path to stop the spread of cancer

Investigators from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and the Institute of Cancer Research, London (UK), have discovered...

Public lecture: Neuroscience Convergence talk, “The Black Box” (November 25, 2016)

The Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience (BRaIN) Program of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is proud to support “Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience.”

The “Convergence” initiative takes flight: RI-MUHC trainees and Concordia University fine arts students explore new ways to explain brain research

Is it art, or is it science? It’s “Convergence: Perceptions of Neuroscience,” a project that promises unique rewards to those who dare to cross the great divide...

Workshop: Advanced High Content Imaging and High Content Screening (HCI/HCS) (November 14, 2016)

This presentation entitled: ‘’Advanced High Content Imaging and High Content Screening (HCI/HCS)'' is organized by...

Launch of the Discovery Club

On October 14, 2016, physicians, researchers, donors, and high school students joined the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation as it launched its newest...

Café Scientifique : When pain becomes chronic (November 8, 2016)

Meet and exchange with our experts to better understand and demystify pain

Cancer Research Program Seminar (November 22, 2016)

“ShcA-coupled Tyrosine Kinase Signalling Integrates Immune Suppression and Metabolic Reprogramming to Promote Cancer Progression”
Guest Speaker: Dr. Josie Ursini-Siegel