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Rare respiratory diseases: Combining immunology and respiratory expertise for children and adults

The RI-MUHC is one of eight research centres participating in an NIH-funded project to accelerate the understanding of rare suppurative respiratory diseases and innovate in the field

Pulling out all the stops at the RI-MUHC’s first Open House for prospective trainees

World-renowned researchers. Vibrant learning environment. First-class facilities. If it sounds too good to be true, you weren’t at the Open House!

August winner of the Relève étoile Jacques-Genest award

Congratulations to Emily MacLean, doctoral student at the RI-MUHC!

Research shines bright at the MUHC

Congratulations to RI-MUHC researchers who received Foundation awards, scholarships and grants!

The 2019 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

Leveraging discovery to improve human health “Across the Lifespan”

International recognition for work of two Canadian researchers in Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health

Dr. Sasha Bernatsky honoured by the American College of Rheumatology and Dr. Giada Sebastiani by the European AIDS Clinical Society

Scientists from McGill University and the Research Institute of the MUHC visit Braunschweig

Delegation takes part in a working visit to the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI)

Safe and efficient tool to reduce seniors’ medication overload

The elderly are often prescribed multiple medications for different health conditions. While some medications are needed, polypharmacy and medication overload can be costly and even harmful.

Fifth annual IDIGH Symposium rallies global health communities

The 2019 event focused on translational research across the lifespan in parasitology, autoimmune diseases and HIV

Sepsis: testing before starting treatment is essential

Timely administration of appropriate antibiotics is essential to prevent death in patients with severe infections. Can healthcare teams “skip” drawing blood for bacterial cultures?

How Salmonella tackles cellular defense mechanisms

Researchers uncover new protein that plays key role in bacterial infections

RI-MUHC researcher receives funding from the CFI and Government of Quebec

Congratulations to Erwin Schurr for his new grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

Move to single-patient rooms at MUHC’s Glen site resulted in immediate, dramatic and long-lasting decrease of infection rates

Rates of colonization of two health-associated infections tumbled soon after historic hospital move

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!

Montréal sans HépC: a fight to eliminate HCV in Montreal

Marina Klein co-leads initiative to make Montreal the first city in North America to eliminate hepatitis C

Two awards for a Canadian postdoc at meeting that sets the gold standard of HIV science

RI-MUHC trainee Stéphane Isnard honoured for his research on gut permeability in HIV

Multiple honours for Dr. Évelyne Vinet

RI-MUHC researcher earns distinctions from the European League Against Rheumatism, Laurentian Conference of Rheumatology and McGill University

Five RI-MUHC members named CRC Chairs

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

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.

MI4 unveils first round of Seed Fund Grants

Interdisciplinary and multi-institutional projects aim to tackle infectious and immune threats to human health 

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