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Amphitheatre of the Research Institute of the MUHC officially named after Drs. Sylvia and Richard Cruess

On February 7 colleagues, friends, and supporters joined Drs. Sylvia and Richard Cruess at a dedication ceremony to recognize...

Unusual lung structures may raise risk of pulmonary disease

The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some of those variations are associated with a greater...

Epigenetic alteration of a vitamin B12 processing gene shines new light on our understanding of rare diseases

Rare hereditary recessive diseases were thought to be expressed in offspring only when both parents carry a mutation in the...

Researchers renew the battle against Alzheimer’s

Dr. Lisa Koski's lab at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is one of only three worldwide sites...

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...

RI-MUHC opens dedicated headquarters for outcomes research

Last Thursday, researchers, staff and donors of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) gathered to...

Re-programming innate immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB), an infectious disease which attacks the lungs, claims someone’s life every 20 seconds and 1.5 million lives...

The 2016-2017 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

We invite you to view the online version of the 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre...

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...

Cannabis in Canada: What do we know? What can we expect?

On Nov. 30, some 200 people attended McGill’s academic conference on the imminent legalization of cannabis for recreational...

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