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How does cancer spread?

How does cancer spread? While studying human brain tumour cells, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University...

Another Medical Cold Case Cracked by the MUHC’s ‘Dr. House’

A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) led by Dr. Donald Vinh, the RI-MUHC’s so-called...

The 2018 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

We invite you to view the online version of the 2018 Annual Report of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)...

Can a smart app encourage HIV-self testing in Canada?

HIV self-testing strategies have been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2016, as they empower people to find out...

Scientists identify new genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages

A team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University have identified...

Can't sleep? Fruit flies and energy drinks offer new clues

Sleep is an essential behavioural state in animals ranging from invertebrates to humans. It is critical for immune function, stable metabolism...

Cracking the Genetic Code of type 2 diabetes

Once you have diabetes, it is difficult to stop its progression and once diabetic complications set in, they are usually irreversible...

First annual Trottier-Webster Research Innovation Competition announced by the MUHC Foundation

The McGill University Health Centre Foundation, along with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), is pleased...

More than a research hospital, a hospital driven by research

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to be once again highly ranked in Research Infosource's prestigious list of Canada's Top 40...

Scientific breakthrough: promising new target for immunotherapy

Following the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine, global attention is now more than ever turned toward the promise of...

Safe cannabis pain relief without the “high”

In the wake of cannabis legalization, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill...

Cannabis and brain development

Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, psychiatrist and researcher from the Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience Program (BRaIN) at...

Young Canadians face heightened crash risk after consuming cannabis, new study finds

Young Canadians are more at risk of a vehicle crash even five hours after inhaling cannabis, according to results of a clinical trial...

No-Nonsense Approach to Genetic Kidney Disease in Children

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre’s (RI-MUHC) push to treat a rare genetic disease in children...

A world first in interventional cardiology at the MUHC: a “jackhammer” to heal the heart

Calcium that builds and blocks the arteries of the heart is the sworn enemy of interventional cardiologists (doctors specialized in...

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...

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