New marker and potential therapy for triple negative breast cancer

Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is the most aggressive type of breast cancer, found in 15-20% of all cases. These breast tumors are...

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...

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...

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...

Pediatric Research Seminar (February 27, 2017)

The emerging roles of mitochondrial derived vesicles in cell biology and disease
Invited Speaker: HEIDI MCBRIDE, PHD

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 6, 2017)

Primary Care Support for Breastfeeding in Quebec: Are women receiving the services they need? Results from a population-based telephone survey
Invited Speaker: SONIA SEMENIC, PHD

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 20, 2017)

CATCHing Intracranial Injuries: which kids need a CT?
Invited Speaker: MARTIN OSMOND, MD
The RI-MUHC and the MUHC are involved in community events throughout the year and warmly invite all who wish to participate.

“Sensory”: A public lecture within the “Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience” project (February 17, 2017)

The Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience (BRaIN) Program of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is proud to support Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience...

World Cancer Day Public Forum (February 23, 2017)

“I CAN Take Control of My Cancer Journey”