Research Life

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...

Bridging science and the fine arts: The Convergence Initiative conveys a passion for neuroscience

It happens to all of us. We go to an art museum with an open mind and the will to learn something new, but we get lost in translation...

BUILD grant could help solve the mysteries of deadly lung disease

Dr. Carolyn Baglole has been awarded a grant as part of the Boehringer Ingelheim Innovation in Understanding ILD (BUILD) program, in recognition...

Dr. Patricia Tonin receives the Karen Campbell Award for Research Excellence

Dr. Patricia Tonin, professor of the McGill University departments of Medicine and Human Genetics and associate leader of the Cancer Research Program of the Research Institute...

Trainees from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre thrive in three-minute thesis competition

Research trainees from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre took home the top three prizes recently at...

Dr. Morag Park awarded prestigious Robert L. Noble Prize

Dr. Morag Park, Professor of Biochemistry, Medicine and Oncology and Director of the Goodman Cancer Research Centre at McGill...

Creating a Community to Advance Global Health Diagnostics

In his latest Huffington Post blog entry, Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs speaks to the dearth...

Researchers Brief Parliamentarians on Neurological Conditions that Cause Significant Economic Burden

Earlier this week, Mr. John Oliver, MP (Oakville), Chair of the Parliamentary Health Research Caucus and Ms. Carol Hughes, MP (Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing), NDP...

Christine McCusker wins Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Award

Dr. Christine McCusker, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University and Director, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Montreal Children’s Hospital was recently...

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...

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...

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...

RI-MUHC Project One of the Six Canadian Innovations Scaling Up to Improve Global Health

Dr Nikita Pant Pai and her team receive next-step scale-up funding from Grand Challenges Canada for their smartphone-based HIV self-test application (HIVSmart!)

MUHC expert Dr. Mark Ware appointed vice-chair of federal task force on legalization of cannabis

World-renowned pain specialist and medical cannabis researcher Dr. Mark Ware, director of clinical research at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University...

McGill University installs inaugural Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology

Dr. Robert Platt, Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine was officially announced...

McGill Professor is the 2016 recipient of the Abraham M. Lilienfeld Award for Overall Excellence in Epidemiology

Dr. Michael S. Kramer, James McGill Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Director of...

Research project led by RI-MUHC scientist gets $1.65 M from NSERC for training project

A team led by Dr. Jake Barralet, professor at McGill University and scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will receive $1.65 million from the...

RI-MUHC leads innovative network to support children with brain-based developmental disabilities and their families

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network named...

RI-MUHC team receives funding to develop improved radiation treatment devices for cancer patients

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is proud to announce that Dr. Shirin Abbasinejad Enger, researcher from the Cancer Research Program...

New Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team named to attack brain cancer in children

A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) led by Dr. Nada Jabado, hemato-oncologist at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC...