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CHHD Program News

We are proud to celebrate the scientific achievements of our researchers and trainees in publications, grant competitions, honors and awards, and appointments, as well as in the mainstream press.

The 2021 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

An invitation from Dr. Rhian Touyz

New 4H leukodystrophy study to be led by RI-MUHC researcher

Proof of concept study on a potential gene therapy will be supported by the Yaya Foundation

RI-MUHC leads study of antiviral use in children hospitalized for influenza

Findings show that influenza antivirals are underutilized in Canadian pediatric hospitals, despite national clinical...

New cancer screening tool may help childhood cancer survivors

A novel cancer predisposition screening tool shows promise in helping doctors better predict which childhood cancer survivors may be at risk of developing...

Two RI-MUHC trainees receive 2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Congratulations to Anish Arora and Motahareh Vameghestahbanati!

RI-MUHC researchers contribute to global study of babies born with birth defects

A new study published in The Lancet finds that survival for babies born with a birth defect – otherwise known...

Fever is now more often a sign of serious bacterial infection

RI-MUHC researchers advocate for extra vigilance with feverish infants as new study shows startling numbers of serious bacterial infections during...

Bartha Maria Knoppers receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Canadian Bioethics Society honours a researcher who promotes the human right of every citizen to benefit from science and its applications

Recurrent miscarriage: what if the cause is genetic?

Next-generation gene sequencing may provide answers for some women dealing with recurrent pregnancy loss and prevent further miscarriages

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