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IDIGH 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.

Bringing rare and undiagnosed diseases out of the shadows

A new network will advance research and care for thousands of people suffering from a rare or undiagnosed disease

RI-MUHC successes in Networks funding from the FRQ-S

Our researchers will lead three new thematic networks whose funding was announced this week

COVID-19 rapid tests: how good are they?

A new study indicates that COVID-19 self-tests effectively identify non-infected individuals as well people with high viral loads and high infectiousness

Empowering Change

As we anticipate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, Dr. Nitika Pant Pai sets the pace in her Leadership Journey with WomenLift Health

Sapha Barkati and Marina Klein receive the 2023 FMSQ prize for best research paper

Their highly cited publication in the New England Journal of Medicine describes the unique clinical presentation of mpox

Research seeks to help children with chronic kidney disease

RI-MUHC study makes a breakthrough discovery into the role of the immune system in childhood idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

The stomach bug that may raise your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

RI-MUHC scientist leads study linking bacterial infection with moderate but significant increase in the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults

Is your child really allergic to antibiotics?

A recent study used direct oral testing to determine whether reactions to antibiotics are actually allergic

Validating hospital data for research and surveillance

Statistical analysis by an RI-MUHC team confirms the validity of hospital diagnostic codes in identifying SARS-CoV-2 infection

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