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Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may...

Dr. Nada Jabado appointed to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Earlier this week, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced the appointment of six leading researchers to the...

Dr. Donald Sheppard is the Royal College’s Mentor of the Year for Region 4

Earlier this fall, Dr. Donald Sheppard, Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University’s Faculty...

Unprecedented Canada-wide movement to improve pediatric cancer treatment

In Canada, cancer remains the leading cause of illness-related death in children. In an effort to accelerate research breakthroughs...

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...

Searching for the “signature” causes of BRCAness in breast cancer

Breast cancer cells with defects in the DNA damage repair–genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 have a mutational signature...

Interview with Dr. Barry Bedell

FACE TO FACE with Dr. Barry Bedell: A multimodal vision for the SAIL Platform

Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy’s team receives new CIHR funding for innovative HIV/AIDS research

Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy and his team from the Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University on being awarded a...

How a few drops of blood led to a breakthrough in immunology

Scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) may have cracked the code to understanding...