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Searching for the “signature” causes of BRCAness in breast cancer

Breast cancer cells with defects in the DNA damage repair–genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 have a mutational signature...

MUHC study calls for action to help adolescents with diabetes transition to adult care

Adolescence can be a turbulent period of life, with struggles to establish autonomy, identity issues and risk-taking behaviours...

Mobile apps offer creative strategies to prevent and treat Hepatitis C virus at scale

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, a clinician-scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Associate Professor...

New MUHC study calls for targeted screening of high-risk healthcare workers for tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a recognized hazard for healthcare workers, but the annual screening strategy currently in place in Canada...

How a few drops of blood led to a breakthrough in immunology

Scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) may have cracked the code to understanding...

Biofilms—the eradication has begun

Have you ever heard of biofilms? They are slimy, glue-like membranes that are produced by microbes, like bacteria and fungi, in order to...

The MUHC Foundation launches a $10-million fundraising campaign for research

More than 150 guests joined the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation to celebrate the achievements of two Montreal...

Kidney graft success - does age and sex matter?

The success of kidney transplant is dependent on the age and sex of both the donor and the recipient, according to research published...

On the genetics trail

Researchers have identified the genetic mutation responsible for one patient's serious health problems, finally solving a medical...

Encouraging results for patients with aggressive brain cancer

Being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor is devastating news for patients and their loved ones. Whereas some types...

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