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Dr. Donald Sheppard appointed Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Donald Sheppard has been appointed to the position of Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, as of July 1.

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.

$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

Funding Results

Funding Results

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.

Mass Spectrometry Workshop (August 5-9, 2019)

6th Annual Training Workshop in Protein Chemistry and Mass Spectrometry

Dr. Marcel Behr elected to Fellowship in the AAM

Dr. Marcel Behr has been elected to an honorific leadership group within the American Academy for Microbiology.

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.

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.

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.

Recognizing great ideas at the McGill Clinical Innovation Competition

Congratulations to two winning teams from the RI-MUHC: BetaSense and Antibiotic Sentinel!

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

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

Child Health Research Day (June 10, 2019)

5th Annual Child Health Research Day
Info: Myriam Talantikit, M.Sc. - myriam.talantikit@mail.mcgill.ca

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

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

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.

Pediatric Research Seminar (June 3, 2019)

Insights into human development one rare disease gene at a time
Invited Speaker: Kym Boycott, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FCCMG

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.

30th Annual RI-MUHC Respiratory Research Day (June 3, 2019)

The aim of this research day is to provide an opportunity for our clinical fellows, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to present their basic science and clinical research.