Asset Publisher

A close look at the progression of cells from normal to tumour

How exactly does a normal cell become a tumour?

Daniel Dufort appointed leader of the Child Health and Human Development Program, RI-MUHC

Effective September 1, 2019, he will assume the mandate previously held by Dr. Constantin Polychronakos.

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!

Nada Jabado receives reward for outstanding leadership from the Pediatric Chairs of Canada

Revolutionary research findings honoured, as well as passion and compassion in research and patient care

Two RI-MUHC researchers secure international funding

Projects led by Isabel Fortier and Bartha Knoppers will share human data to advance the understanding of cancer and chronic disease

Air pollution speeds up ageing of the lungs and increases COPD risk

Lung function normally declines as we age, but a new study suggests that air pollution may contribute to this process

Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry Undergoing Exciting Expansion

Project led by RI-MUHC researcher Maryam Oskoui connects researchers across Canada

Researchers ride in annual Pedal for Kids fundraiser

The 28th Annual Pedal for Kids fundraising event for the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC was held this month, from June 10 to 14.

Research excellence was on display at the fifth Annual Child Health Research Day

Five prizes awarded to RI-MUHC trainees for outstanding research excellence

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.

RI-MUHC conference room now honours the Foundation of Stars

The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation is proud to recognize the Foundation of Stars’ important and long-standing commitment to pediatric research

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.

Children in Quebec are not diagnosed early enough with type 1 diabetes

A study reveals a rise in the number of children presenting a life-threatening complication at diagnosis.

The unanticipated early origins of childhood brain cancer

Canadian researchers identify earliest traces of brain cancer long before the disease becomes symptomatic

A medical puzzle solved

With colleagues from the RI-MUHC and McGill University, Dr. Nada Jabado discovered a rare genetic mutation in a pair of patients who are brother and sister.

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children

Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy could be at increased risk of type 1 diabetes themselves

Increase in children and teens seen in ERs for suicide attempts and suicidal thoughts

Lead study author and RI-MUHC researcher Brett Burstein reports an alarming rise in suicidal behaviour over the last decade

Bartha Knoppers awarded 2019 Friesen Prize

Bartha Knoppers has been awarded the 2019 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research by the Friends of Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

From Patient to Pipette: Unlocking the Insights of Rare Diseases

No diseases are irrelevant, clinician-scientist Donald Vinh explains

International team of scientists detect cause of rare pediatric brain disorder

RI-MUHC pediatric researcher joins efforts with scientists from the Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine to discover new mutation

See Archive - CHHD