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$27.9M to develop novel therapeutics options for patients with cancer

RI-MUHC is part of a Quebec-wide collaborative effort to provide oncology innovation and discovery pipeline

Patient empowerment app Opal wins Prix d'excellence honour

Technology and patient insight at the heart of innovative patient portal developed at the MUHC

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

Canadian researchers on promising path towards developing flu treatment using lipid target

A team of scientists from the RI-MUHC recently identified a target to “tone down” the hyperactive immunity to influenza infection

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

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

Harnessing the body’s power in fight against cancer

Immunotherapy has provided lung cancer patients with real hope of recovery

Team from RI-MUHC and Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute “follow a gut feeling” and discover a new stem cell

The human body has a remarkable ability to repair and renew itself. However, as we all know, our regenerative capacity quickly dwindles once we reach adulthood.

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

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

Predicting Breast Cancer Metastasis to the Lung and Liver with Biomarkers

RI-MUHC researcher Peter Siegel and research associate Sébastien Tabariès have identified a key component of breast cancer metastasis to the liver and lung

Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection

Treatment leads to changes in gut microbiota, compromising immunity

Call for expressions of interest: Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

The RI-MUHC is seeking a dynamic and strategic leader to serve as its next Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer (ED/CSO).

Using laser light to study how epilepsy arises in the healthy brain

Scientists at the RI-MUHC have developed a new method to study how seizures arise in the healthy brain.

EMSB and the Research Institute of the MUHC to launch historic STEAM partnership to engage youth in science

High-school students will collaborate with researchers on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics projects.

A second case of HIV remission

RI-MUHC researchers consulted on implications for HIV research

Using sleep disorder to predict Parkinson’s disease

Large international study will help select and categorize patients for better clinical trials

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

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...
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