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MeDiC 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.

MeDiC Program Travel Award Competition Now Open!

MeDiC team raised funds for a new competition to benefit trainees as part of the MUHC Foundation’s Run for a Reason initiative

Strong criteria for diagnosing sarcopenia

Scientists propose diagnostic tools to identify, and possibly limit, the effects of sarcopenia, a disease that significantly reduces the quality of life of the aging population

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!

Pregnancy-specific anxiety may impact how long a woman exclusively breastfeeds her child

A longitudinal study led by RI-MUHC researcher Deborah Da Costa investigates an important predictor of pregnancy outcomes

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.

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

RI-MUHC research team to study the health impact of inactivity

A CIHR-funded project led by Dr. José Morais will investigate inactivity-induced muscle loss and the protective effects of exercise

RI-MUHC investigator awarded one of eight geroscience operating grants funded by the CIHR in Canada

Congratulations to Jeremy Van Raamsdonk, PhD, a scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in the Metabolic Disorders and Complications Program (MeDiC)...

Innovative biosensor technology reveals secrets of how drugs work

What if we could take advantage of a drug’s benefit without side effects? Stéphane Laporte, PhD is conducting research in his laboratory at the Glen...

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