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Director of McGill Global Health Programs appointed Adjunct Professor at the Indian Council of Medical Research

Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs (GHP) and a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, has been appointed...

Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan receives the 2017 F. Estelle R. Simons Award for Research

Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan, Assistant Professor (Clinical) of Pediatrics, associate member, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatics and...

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...

RI-MUHC scientist takes HIV self-testing global with HIVSmart!™

It is estimated that 30-40 per cent of people living with HIV do not know their HIV status, which can have a serious effect on the...

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...

Mobile apps offer creative strategies to prevent and treat Hepatitis C virus at scale

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, a clinician-scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Associate Professor...

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...

Biofilms—the eradication has begun

Have you ever heard of biofilms? They are slimy, glue-like membranes that are produced by microbes, like bacteria and fungi, in order to...

Interview with Dr. Don Sheppard

Touching down in Frankfurt en route to Beirut to deliver a lecture on human fungal disease, Dr. Don Sheppard willingly makes time to share...

On the genetics trail

Researchers have identified the genetic mutation responsible for one patient's serious health problems, finally solving a medical...