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The bright mind and curious spirit of young researcher Constantina Boikos

Constantina Boikos is a 25 year-old PhD Epidemiology candidate working in the field of Public Health at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Insatiably curious,...

Simon Clavagnier, a young researcher fascinated by thought and human perception

It was through networking that postdoctoral fellow in neuroscience Simon Clavagnier joined the McGill Vision Research Unit, led by Dr. Robert Hess of the Research Institute of the McGill University...

PhD candidate Sandra Magalhaes: learning from the real world before a career in academia

When she finished her Masters in Epidemiology degree at the University of Western Ontario, Sandra Magalhaes decided to take a step out of the academic environment and get some real-world experience.

Isabelle Laverdière charts a career as a clinician-researcher in pharmacy in Quebec

Isabelle Laverdière has followed a rich and somewhat unusual career path in Quebec health care. She spent seven years working as a clinical pharmacist in pediatrics and two...

Doctoral student Necola Guerrina: Connecting basic respiratory research with clinical needs

Necola Guerrina is unlikely to become the stereotypical solitary scientist. This doctoral student in pathology has a talent for communication and collaboration...

Research trainee Jenna Wong uses big data to answer big questions about health

Few doctoral students get to see one of their research papers covered by dozens of media outlets. However, when epidemiology student...

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - CHILD/ADULT Seminar (November 21, 2018)

Using examples of their work examining outcomes of solid organ transplant recipients, Drs. Foster and Sapir-Pichhadze will present...

Cancer Research Program Seminar (November 20, 2018)

Blue light inside the eye; good or bad ?
Speaker: Miguel N Burnier Jr., MD, MSc, PhD, FRCSC

Second Annual Symposium on Computational Medicine (November 19, 2018)

McGill initiative in Computational Medicine (MiCM) and Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)...

Mohamed Nazhat Al Yafi, MD, and Noémie Joannette-Lafrance

Congratulations to Dr. Mohamed Nazhat Al Yafi and Noémie Joannette-Lafrance, whose interuniversity team placed first of six in the 2018 final presentations...

RI-MUHC students find new ways to bridge gap between schools and research community

Six trainees from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) took up the Cooperathon open innovation...

More than a research hospital, a hospital driven by research

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to be once again highly ranked in Research Infosource's prestigious list of Canada's Top 40...

Career Day for Research Trainees at the RI-MUHC maps known and unknown career paths

An emerging generation of health researchers packed the atrium of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) on...

Cracking the Genetic Code of type 2 diabetes

Once you have diabetes, it is difficult to stop its progression and once diabetic complications set in, they are usually irreversible...

Can't sleep? Fruit flies and energy drinks offer new clues

Sleep is an essential behavioural state in animals ranging from invertebrates to humans. It is critical for immune function, stable metabolism...

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) - GUEST Speaker Seminar (December 4, 2018)

Genetic prediction of susceptibility to common disease is not possible through large sample sizes which enable...

Scientific breakthrough: promising new target for immunotherapy

Following the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine, global attention is now more than ever turned toward the promise of...

Cancer Research Program Seminar (November 13, 2018)

Role of the lung microenvironment in mediating breast cancer metastasis: a balance between “seed” and “soil”
Speaker: Alison Allan, PhD

Interview with Dr. Barry Bedell

FACE TO FACE with Dr. Barry Bedell: A multimodal vision for the SAIL Platform