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Art and RI-MUHC science converge in The Journal of Neuroscience this week

RI-MUHC student Hunter S. Shaw’s publication makes the cover, with a work of art from the Convergence Initiative

RI-MUHC student awarded a Human Frontier Science Program Long-Term Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ranked first of 626 in the CIHR postdoctoral competition, in 2020 Claire Gizowski will be forging ahead with a prestigious international fellowship instead

All programs on board in 2019 for RI-MUHC Summer Student Research Day

Congratulations to students who contributed to the scientific life of our institute this summer!

Gut bacteria associated with chronic widespread pain for first time

People with fibromyalgia show variations in microbiome composition

Pregnancy-specific anxiety may impact how long a woman exclusively breastfeeds her child

A longitudinal study led by RI-MUHC researcher Deborah Da Costa investigates an important predictor of pregnancy outcomes

Five RI-MUHC members named CRC Chairs

Congratulations to five members of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

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.

Using laser light to study how epilepsy arises in the healthy brain

Scientists at the RI-MUHC have developed a new method to study how seizures arise in the healthy brain.

Three RI-MUHC teams receive funding from the CFI and Government of Quebec

Funding will “provide our researchers with the foundational infrastructure needed to become leading-edge contributors in diverse research fields,” says Martha Crago

Using sleep disorder to predict Parkinson’s disease

Large international study will help select and categorize patients for better clinical trials

Increased depression and suicidal behaviour risk for young cannabis users

New international study reveals percentage of young cannabis users are gambling with risk of depression or suicidal behaviour

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...

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...

Safe cannabis pain relief without the “high”

In the wake of cannabis legalization, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill...

Cannabis and brain development

Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, psychiatrist and researcher from the Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience Program (BRaIN) at...

It’s au revoir, not goodbye, to the RI-MUHC summer students

They may be Montreal high school students, international medical residents, or students at any level in between. Their summer research...

Engaging the Public Where They Live: Lessons for Better Science Communication from Media Personalities and Strategists

A student-run non-profit that works to foster the student voice in science policy and evidence-informed policy-making in Canada, last year the...

Thinking beyond the barriers of our workspace: A lectern for the BRaIN Program

How does a lectern become a multidisciplinary work of art that all but speaks for itself? Everything evolving from the Convergence...

Canadians are aging well, but ...

It's not every day that one receives a call from a researcher asking if they want to participate in a study on aging for the next 20 years of their...

As harmful as dehydration?

We are all familiar with the drawbacks of dehydration, but we rarely hear about the harmful effects of overhydration. It is known...

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