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All programs on board in 2019 for RI-MUHC Summer Student Research Day

Congratulations to students who contributed to the scientific life of our institute this summer!

Nada Jabado receives reward for outstanding leadership from the Pediatric Chairs of Canada

Revolutionary research findings honoured, as well as passion and compassion in research and patient care

Two RI-MUHC researchers secure international funding

Projects led by Isabel Fortier and Bartha Knoppers will share human data to advance the understanding of cancer and chronic disease

Air pollution speeds up ageing of the lungs and increases COPD risk

Lung function normally declines as we age, but a new study suggests that air pollution may contribute to this process

Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry Undergoing Exciting Expansion

Project led by RI-MUHC researcher Maryam Oskoui connects researchers across Canada

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

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

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.

From Patient to Pipette: Unlocking the Insights of Rare Diseases

No diseases are irrelevant, clinician-scientist Donald Vinh explains

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

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

Recognizing children’s voices: nursing professor and researcher Franco Carnevale on his experiences as an RN and childhood ethicist

Child health is a major area of focus for many faculty members and researchers at McGill’s Ingram School of Nursing. Among them is...

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...

RI-MUHC researcher weighs in on unnecessary diagnostic imaging for young children

How can parents reach an informed decision on whether medical imaging is necessary for their young children, particularly tests that...

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...

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...
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