The Surgical and Interventional Sciences Program (SIS) brings together basic, translational, and clinical research experts who are pushing the frontiers of interventional medicine. More than 50 researchers work together with trainees and staff to expand knowledge in surgical procedures and trauma medicine.
Within the SIS Program, clinicians, scientists and engineers work together to develop innovative technologies that enable safer and more effective treatments for patients. These multidisciplinary research projects support a broad spectrum of innovative applications in the field of medicine, ultimately ensuring safer and more accessible treatments for patients.
The SIS Program is located within the Montreal General Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre. Its members collaborate with the Clinical Innovation Platform (CLIP) to optimize the translational capacity of research. The program’s researchers are members of multiple departments and divisions, including the Departments of Surgery, Otolaryngology, Diagnostic Radiology, Pediatric Surgery, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, as well as Biomedical Engineering.
The mission of the SIS Program includes the advancement of science in operative imaging and sensing, data fusion and extraction, human-technology interfaces, interventional instrumentation, and guided surgical navigation.
Review our research highlights and publications in the 2023 RI-MUHC Annual Report.
Researchers in the SIS program are involved in a multitude of research initiatives, including:
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and healthcare research centre. The Institute, which is affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University, is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) – an academic health centre located in Montreal, Canada, that has a mandate to focus on complex care within its community. The RI-MUHC supports over 460 researchers and close to 1,200 research trainees devoted to a broad spectrum of fundamental, clinical and health outcomes research at the Glen and the Montreal General Hospital sites of the MUHC.