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Researchers ride in annual Pedal for Kids fundraiser

The 28th Annual Pedal for Kids fundraising event for the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC was held this month, from June 10 to 14.

Research excellence was on display at the fifth Annual Child Health Research Day

Five prizes awarded to RI-MUHC trainees for outstanding research excellence

The Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation’s third Annual Research Day was a success!

The May 14 event organized by the Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) provided an opportunity for trainees from all eight RI-MUHC programs to share their work and discoveries.

RI-MUHC conference room now honours the Foundation of Stars

The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation is proud to recognize the Foundation of Stars’ important and long-standing commitment to pediatric research

Four Quebec pediatric research centres converge to advance research in maternal and child healthcare

The third Quebec-wide conference on maternal and child healthcare, the Congrès provincial de la recherche mère-enfant, took place at the RI-MUHC on May 16 and 17.

Children in Quebec are not diagnosed early enough with type 1 diabetes

A study reveals a rise in the number of children presenting a life-threatening complication at diagnosis.

The unanticipated early origins of childhood brain cancer

Canadian researchers identify earliest traces of brain cancer long before the disease becomes symptomatic

Pediatric Research Seminar (June 3, 2019)

Insights into human development one rare disease gene at a time
Invited Speaker: Kym Boycott, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FCCMG

A medical puzzle solved

With colleagues from the RI-MUHC and McGill University, Dr. Nada Jabado discovered a rare genetic mutation in a pair of patients who are brother and sister.

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children

Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy could be at increased risk of type 1 diabetes themselves

Increase in children and teens seen in ERs for suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts

Lead study author and RI-MUHC researcher Brett Burstein reports an alarming rise in suicidal behaviour over the last decade

Pediatric Research Seminar (April 29, 2019)

Genetics of common endocrine diseases and their clinical implications
Invited Speaker: DESPOINA MANOUSAKI, MD

Bartha Knoppers awarded 2019 Friesen Prize

Bartha Knoppers has been awarded the 2019 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research by the Friends of Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Pediatric Research Seminar (May 6, 2019)

Research neural crest cells and their roles in development, evolution and disease
Invited Speaker: PAUL TRAINOR, PHD

From Patient to Pipette: Unlocking the Insights of Rare Diseases

No diseases are irrelevant, clinician-scientist Donald Vinh explains

Provincial Congress on Mother-Child Research (May 16-17, 2019)

Principal partner: Foundation of stars
At the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Glen Site, Drs Sylvia & Richard Cruess Amphitheatre, E.S1.1129...

International team of scientists detect cause of rare pediatric brain disorder

RI-MUHC pediatric researcher joins efforts with scientists from the Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine to discover new mutation

Pediatric Research Seminar (April 15, 2019)

Human Hematopoiesis and Leukemia: Unbiased Approaches Reveal New Insights
Invited Speaker: Connie J. Eaves, PhD, FRS (Canada), FRS (Edinburgh)

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 18, 2019)

Deciphering the complex genetics of neural tube defects
Invited Speaker: ZOHA KIBAR, PHD

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

Pediatric Research Seminar (February 25, 2019)

Imaging Cell Divisions at the Beginning of Life
Invited Speaker: GREG FITZHARRIS, PHD

Rare Disease Research Day: Research and Reach-Out (February 28, 2019)

To celebrate Rare Disease Day, the RI-MUHC Consortium for Rare Disease Research (CRDR) is planning a ½ day multidisciplinary event to...

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 25, 2019)

A better trajectory for children at risk of developmental disorders: Definition of best practices in terms of screening
Invited Speaker: MARIE-NOELLE SIMARD, OT, PHD

Pediatric Research Seminar (March 11, 2019)

Delivery of concussion information to young people: How can we turn our words into more effective action?
Invited Speaker: JEFF CARON, PHD
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