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A Quebec first: Research chair in women's heart health

Heart & Stroke and McGill University to create Early-Career Professorship in Women’s Heart Health

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.

Convergence Sci-Art Art-Sci Conferences. BrainSongs: A live experiment on music improvisation (June 20, 2019)

Brain Songs intends to question the subjectivity and neural states of musical improvisation by performing a live experiment.

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

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

Special Event Biotech Connect (June 20, 2019)

A specialist from each of these seven companies will present a 30-minute seminar to introduce you to new techniques and provide you with laboratory advice.

Congratulations to our winners at the 30th Annual RI-MUHC Respiratory Research Day!

On June 3, the Translational Research in Respiratory Diseases Program at the RI-MUHC welcomed their members to the 30th Annual Respiratory Research Day.

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

$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

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.

Patient empowerment app Opal wins Prix d'excellence honour

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

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

Two RI-MUHC early-career researchers explore new frontiers

David Labbé and Géraldine Merle are in the inaugural cohort awarded funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund from the Canadian government

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (June 4, 2019)

Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Activity and the Role of Impedance Cardiography (ICG)
Presenter: Monica Parry, NP-Adult, MEd, MSc, PhD

Hope on the horizon for hard-to-treat breast cancers

Unique multi-party collaboration forged to develop new anti-cancer therapies targeting DNA repair regulators

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

Four RI-MUHC grad students land top federal funding

Four graduate students from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) are among the 16 from McGill to win 2019 Vanier Scholarships.

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

IDIGH Program/CR-HMR Joint Seminar (June 12, 2019)

Development and clinical trial of an attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine
Speaker: Jorge Kalil, MD, PhD, FRPC, Dr.h.c

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

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.

STEAM Partnership with the EMSB: Students return to Research Institute to showcase projects to scientists!

Engaging youth in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) projects, this unique partnership provides tools for dialogue and exploration

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (May 29, 2019)

5 myths about measurement error
Presenter: Maarten van Smeden, MSc, PhD