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RI-MUHC Team Wins Québec Science's 2018 People's Choice Award for Discovery of the Year

A reliable test for early detection of endometrial and ovarian cancers wins Québec Science’s 2018 Award for Discovery of the Year!

Increased depression and suicidal behaviour risk for young cannabis users

New international study reveals percentage of young cannabis users are gambling with risk of depression or suicidal behaviour

Viral communications hacking boosts Leishmania infections

New study sheds light on viral biology, could lead to efficient vaccines against a tropical disease

Infertility treatment linked with slightly higher risk of pregnancy complications

Women who become pregnant using infertility treatments have a slightly higher risk of a complication according to a new study

Shared genetic marker offers new promise in targeting specific ovarian and lung cancers

Two new papers offer promise that a drug currently used to treat estrogen positive breast cancer may be effective in treating two different types of cancer

A hide-out for viruses in the testicles

RI-MUHC team leads an innovative study using testicular tissue to unlock the secrets of the immune system...

Quebec researchers among recipients of a $34 million grant

Researchers from McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal...

Confronting a killer

Defeating tuberculosis (TB) will require in-depth collaboration, including researchers, medical professionals but also the communities...

Global resource helps to inform understanding of cancer risk

McGill University has helped develop a global resource that includes data on thousands of inherited variants in the BRCA1 and...

Québec Science magazine honours a team from the RI-MUHC!

Recent work by McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) gyneco-oncologists, Drs. Lucy Gilbert, Xing Zeng and Kris Jardon, along with...

Suboptimal, inconsistent treatment for anaphylaxis due to unknown cause

A new Canadian study, led by a team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), is shedding light on...

Wound care revolution: Put away your rulers and reach for your phone

Monitoring a wound is critical, especially in diabetic patients, whose lack of sensation due to nerve damage can lead to infection of a lesion...

Innovative biosensor technology reveals secrets of how drugs work

What if we could take advantage of a drug’s benefit without side effects? Stéphane Laporte, PhD is conducting research in his laboratory at the Glen...

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...

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