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August winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award

Congratulations to Emily MacLean, doctoral student at the RI-MUHC!

Research shines bright at the MUHC

Congratulations to RI-MUHC researchers who received Foundation awards, scholarships and grants!

The 2019 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

Leveraging discovery to improve human health “Across the Lifespan”

International recognition for work of two Canadian researchers in Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health

Dr. Sasha Bernatsky honoured by the American College of Rheumatology and Dr. Giada Sebastiani by the European AIDS Clinical Society

Scientists from McGill University and the Research Institute of the MUHC visit Braunschweig

Delegation takes part in a working visit to the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI)

Safe and efficient tool to reduce seniors’ medication overload

The elderly are often prescribed multiple medications for different health conditions. While some medications are needed, polypharmacy and medication overload can be costly and even harmful.

Fifth annual IDIGH Symposium rallies global health communities

The 2019 event focused on translational research across the lifespan in parasitology, autoimmune diseases and HIV

Sepsis: testing before starting treatment is essential

Timely administration of appropriate antibiotics is essential to prevent death in patients with severe infections. Can healthcare teams “skip” drawing blood for bacterial cultures?

How Salmonella tackles cellular defense mechanisms

Researchers uncover new protein that plays key role in bacterial infections

RI-MUHC researcher receives funding from the CFI and Government of Quebec

Congratulations to Erwin Schurr for his new grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

Move to single-patient rooms at MUHC’s Glen site resulted in immediate, dramatic and long-lasting decrease of infection rates

Rates of colonization of two health-associated infections tumbled soon after historic hospital move

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!

Montréal sans HépC: a fight to eliminate HCV in Montreal

Marina Klein co-leads initiative to make Montreal the first city in North America to eliminate hepatitis C

Two awards for a Canadian postdoc at meeting that sets the gold standard of HIV science

RI-MUHC trainee Stéphane Isnard honoured for his research on gut permeability in HIV

Multiple honours for Dr. Évelyne Vinet

RI-MUHC researcher earns distinctions from the European League Against Rheumatism, Laurentian Conference of Rheumatology and McGill University

Five RI-MUHC members named CRC Chairs

Congratulations to five members of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Dr. Donald Sheppard appointed Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Donald Sheppard has been appointed to the position of Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, as of July 1.

MI4 unveils first round of Seed Fund Grants

Interdisciplinary and multi-institutional projects aim to tackle infectious and immune threats to human health 

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.

Recognizing great ideas at the McGill Clinical Innovation Competition

Congratulations to two winning teams from the RI-MUHC: BetaSense and Antibiotic Sentinel!

Guidelines for managing anaphylaxis in children need an update

New study shows that pre-hospital treatment with epinephrine has the highest protective effect against uncontrolled allergic reaction

Dr. Donald Sheppard honoured at the McGill Alumni Association’s annual Honours and Awards banquet

The David Johnston Faculty & Staff Award recognizes his leadership in research efforts to tackle grand challenges in infections and immunity

Widespread off-label use of epilepsy medications could put some patients at risk

Despite limited proven efficacy, gabapentinoids are frequently prescribed to treat pain

Drug-Resistant TB: A Clear and Present Danger

In two articles posted this week to Forbes, Dr. Madhukar Pai outlines the great threat posed by drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), while also offering a glimmer of hope.

Research Day for the IDIGH Program at the RI-MUHC is organized for and by trainees ... but everyone profits!

Nine awards were given across three presentation categories at the Fourth Annual Research Day of the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program
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