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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

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.

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and CATALIS mark International Clinical Trials Day

Why is clinical research important? What’s the benefit for patients? International Clinical Trials Day, on May 20, 2019, recognizes the commitment of all research professionals who believe in the...

32nd Annual Doctor Dorothy Wiselberg Seminar: Neuromuscular Disorders and Respiration (May 31, 2019)

This is a free endowed conference in respiratory diseases in memory of Doctor Dorothy Wiselberg...

Emily MacLean, François Le Mauff, Mathieu Mancini, Rose Mbaye Ndage, Marija Landekic, Morgan Gold, Alonso Lira, Ellen Heirwegh, Georgia Stavrakis

Congratulations to all the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program (IDIGH) trainees who presented their work at the annual IDIGH Research Day on April 19!

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

Town hall: Strategic initiatives in support of Canadian brain and mental health research (June 14, 2019)

Speaker: Dr. Samuel Weiss, Scientific Director
CIHR’s Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction

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.