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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.

Dr. Évelyne Vinet receives the CRA’s Young Investigator Award

Dr. Évelyne Vinet, a rheumatologist and an Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology at McGill University’s Faculty...

MUHC researchers contribute to two of 10 “Discoveries of the year” selected by Québec Science for 2017

Québec Science magazine has selected its 10 Discoveries of the Year for 2017, including two researchers affiliated with the...

Dr. Donald Sheppard elected into the American Academy of Microbiology

Dr. Donald Sheppard, Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University’s Faculty of...

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai named among the Economist’s 2017 HCV CHANGE MAKERS

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, Associate Professor at McGill University, researcher in the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program at the...

Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may...

Scientists with bold ideas making big impact

An estimated 1 million cases of tuberculosis (TB) disease occur in children in any given year, killing as many as 210,000 – a staggering...

Dr. Donald Sheppard is the Royal College’s Mentor of the Year for Region 4

Earlier this fall, Dr. Donald Sheppard, Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology at McGill University’s Faculty...

Director of McGill Global Health Programs appointed Adjunct Professor at the Indian Council of Medical Research

Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs (GHP) and a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, has been appointed...

Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan receives the 2017 F. Estelle R. Simons Award for Research

Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan, Assistant Professor (Clinical) of Pediatrics, associate member, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatics and...

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