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RI-MUHC scientist receives Terry Fox funding to study metastatic sarcomas

As Terry Fox approached the city of Thunder Bay in Ontario on Sept. 1, 1980, a strange pain took hold of his chest. The 22-year-old had been...

Scientists identify new genetic causes linked to abnormal pregnancies and miscarriages

A team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University have identified...

How does cancer spread?

How does cancer spread? While studying human brain tumour cells, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University...

Another Medical Cold Case Cracked by the MUHC’s ‘Dr. House’

A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) led by Dr. Donald Vinh, the RI-MUHC’s so-called...

Pediatric Research Seminar (December 17, 2018)

New mouse models and development of a molecular therapy for Hirschprung Disease
Invited Speaker: NICOLAS PILON, PHD

The 2018 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

We invite you to view the online version of the 2018 Annual Report of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)...

Celebrating the life of Dr. Margaret Becklake, a pioneer in clinical epidemiology and health outcomes research

We are all saddened by the passing of Dr. Margaret Becklake on October 17, 2018. Recognized globally for her work in respiratory medicine...

Can a smart app encourage HIV-self testing in Canada?

HIV self-testing strategies have been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2016, as they empower people to find out...

CETI Annual Research Day (December 7, 2018)

At the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Glen Site, Drs Sylvia & Richard Cruess Amphitheatre, E.S1.1129...

Pediatric Research Seminar (December 3, 2018)

Strategic Plan-Improving the short and long-term health outcomes of individuals born extremely preterm
Invited Speaker: KATRYN PAQUETTE, MDCM, FRCPC, FAAP

Cancer Research Program Seminar (November 27, 2018)

Leukemic Stem Cells: Novel Drugs and Genetic Drivers
Speaker: Kolja Eppert, PhD

Investigator Town Hall (November 26, 2018)

At the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) Glen Site, Drs Sylvia & Richard Cruess Amphitheatre, E.S1.1129...

First annual Trottier-Webster Research Innovation Competition announced by the MUHC Foundation

The McGill University Health Centre Foundation, along with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), is pleased...

Dr. Emily G. McDonald honoured by the Women’s Y Foundation

During an event held at the Écomusée du Fier Monde on October 25, the Women’s Y Foundation honoured Dr. Emily G. McDonald...

A live wire: Getting to know doctoral student Vedrana Cvetkovska

There are no crossed wires when discussing doctoral student Vedrana Cvetkovska's enthusiasm for science. "Since I was young, I have always been curious about nature and the interactions...

Alessandra Ricciardi, a passion for research and for sharing knowledge

As a teenager, 26-year-old Alessandra Ricciardi found infectious diseases "really cool", so she applied to study Biological Sciences as an undergraduate student. But it was the concrete...

Priyanka Sehgal turns fascination with science into an opportunity to make an impact on cancer research

At the beginning of her undergraduate studies in Biology in Bhopal, India, post-doctoral fellow Priyanka Sehgal didn't know if she had a flair for research or not. But as time went on, she says...