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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.

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!

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