What's New at the RI-MUHC ?

New means to fight 'un-killable' bacteria in healthcare settings

Scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have identified new means of fighting drug-tolerant...

Life-saving epinephrine underused during anaphylaxis outside of hospital, study finds

Fewer than half of adults and children experiencing food-induced anaphylaxis use their epinephrine autoinjector (EAI) before being...

Preterm birth: The "Nodal" gene under the microscope

Preterm birth is a major global public health problem. Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely and many will suffer from...

The Government of Quebec Grants $500,000 to McGill University and RI-MUHC to Support Two Collaborative Projects

The Government of Québec has awarded a total of $500,000 in funding to the McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill...

Latent TB Treatment: Shorter is Better

Treatment of latent tuberculosis (TB) is set to transform after two studies from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre...

Charity softball game funds life-changing equipment, clinics and research at the Montreal Chest Institute of the MUHC

Mitchell Rosenberg is proud to be “playing it forward” in appreciation of the exceptional care he received at the Montreal Chest Institute...

Research teams awarded nearly $12 million in CIHR funding

Understanding the role of genetics in the mechanisms underlying preterm birth, examining sex and gender differences...

MUHC joins Montreal key partners to bring cancer research to the next level

Leading researchers, cancer centres and hospitals in Montreal, and the Terry Fox Research Institute are partnering to generate new...

Canadians are aging well, but ...

It's not every day that one receives a call from a researcher asking if they want to participate in a study on aging for the next 20 years of their...

Living with the stigma of diabetes

Michael Wright was your average high school student, juggling the responsibilities of school and friends while taking the first steps towards...

As harmful as dehydration?

We are all familiar with the drawbacks of dehydration, but we rarely hear about the harmful effects of overhydration. It is known...

Arthritis Drugs Potentially Safe for Expectant Mothers

A new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has revealed that pregnant women with...

Beyond Killing Tuberculosis

Historically, our view of host defense against infection was that we must eliminate pathogens to eradicate disease. However, this perspective...

Extraordinary $15-million gift will create unique powerhouse initiative to fight infections

A $15-million gift from the visionary Montreal-based Doggone Foundation will launch the McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and...

Major funding awarded to RI-MUHC scientists for innovative genomics geared to Quebec patients

Pioneering work to advance genomics and precision health treatments at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre...

Low-Income HIV Patients Suffer with Healthcare Access

Quebecers do not have equal access to anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for HIV and AIDS, a long-term study undertaken by a team from...

Like babies, eggs send signals when hungry

In humans and other mammals, the female reproductive cells – the eggs or oocytes – need nourishment in order to grow and remain fertile...

Tackling adherence to treatment on several fronts

Learning to become self-sufficient and responsible is part of life’s journey through the teen and young adult years. Mistakes are often...

Pushing screening of ovarian and endometrial cancers one step further

A team from the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has joined forces with researchers at...

Pancreatic cancer research: personalized approach brings new hope to patients

Few early detection tests, undetectable symptoms, limited treatment options and no known biomarkers that can be used to direct...