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Preventing autism by treating inflammation during pregnancy

Congratulations to doctoral student Marie-Julie Allard (supervisor: Dr. Guillaume Sébire), whose work on...

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...

Viagra could help babies deprived of oxygen during childbirth

"We had nothing to lose, but so much to gain," were the first thoughts of Aleyda Jimenez and Michel Lévesque when they decided to let...

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...

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...

Interview with Dr. Isabelle Gagnon

FACE TO FACE with Dr. Isabelle Gagnon, a researcher who goes beyond borders to better understand childhood concussion...

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 surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of...

Daily dose of caffeine impairs recovery after noise-induced hearing loss

A new study by investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has discovered that daily consumption of caffeine can impair recovery...