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Heart & Stroke honours RI-MUHC researcher

On November 14, the Heart and Stroke Foundation honoured three researchers – including two McGill faculty members – with an award...

Innovative biosensor technology reveals secrets of how drugs work

What if we could take advantage of a drug’s benefit without side effects? Stéphane Laporte, PhD is conducting research in his laboratory at the Glen...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Eva Kaufmann receives award from the German Society for Immunology

Eva Kaufmann, DVM, PhD, a postdoctoral student in the lab of Maziar Divangahi, PhD, at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health...

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...

High-dose flu vaccine improves immune response in rheumatoid arthritis

“People living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an increased risk for influenza infection and influenza-related illness,” as Inès Colmegna...

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