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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...

Giving rookie dads the online info they really need

Expectant and new parents often turn to the internet for parenting prep, but it turns out that dads often don’t seem to find...

Congratulations to Zhor Senhaji Mouhri

Congratulations to Zhor Senhaji Mouhri (supervisor: Dr. Bertrand Jean-Claude), who successfully defended her...

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...

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...

Research trainee Jenna Wong uses big data to answer big questions about health

Few doctoral students get to see one of their research papers covered by dozens of media outlets. However, when epidemiology student...

Improving the efficacy of drug development: Another milestone agreement for biosensor technology

Biosensor technology co-developed by Dr. Stéphane Laporte, a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and...

A prescription with legs!

A study from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) shows that physician-delivered step count...

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Dr. Stéphane Laporte and his collaborators on the recent licensing to the biopharmaceutical company Alkermes of...

New marker identified for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Due to its deep anatomical location, tumour-specific symptoms typically occur only...