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MUHC expert Dr. Mark Ware appointed vice-chair of federal task force on legalization of cannabis

World-renowned pain specialist and medical cannabis researcher Dr. Mark Ware, director of clinical research at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University...

Researchers discover new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip

Scientists at the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have discovered a new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip...

Daily dose of caffeine impairs recovery after noise-induced hearing loss

A new study by investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has discovered that daily consumption of caffeine can impair recovery...

New Laval clinic aims to expand reach of MUHC DOvEE project

The DOvEE project (Diagnosing Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer Early) of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has opened a satellite clinic at Place des aînés de Laval.

RI-MUHC Trainee Orientation Event and Cocktail (September 9, 2016)

Are you a new trainee at the RI-MUHC? Do you want more information about the RI-MUHC and its divisions and research programs? Don’t know your way around or who to ask for help? Join us for this orientation session...

Career Half-Day for RI-MUHC trainees (September 9, 2016)

Join us for an interactive workshop in the morning given by Dr. Colin White (Boston, MA), a specialist in career consulting for the life sciences and former postdoctoral fellow.

Desjardins’ donation leads to development of unique centre to prepare research trainees

The McGill University Health Centre Foundation (MUHC) celebrated the $510,000 donation that Desjardins is making to the advancement of professional training for health researchers in...

Dr. Robert Platt, inaugural Albert Boehringer Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology

Dr. Robert Platt, Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, was officially announced...

McGill University installs inaugural Chair in Pharmacoepidemiology

Dr. Robert Platt, Professor in the departments of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine was officially announced...

Di Xue

A senior doctoral student from China, Di Xue brings tremendous energy, creativity and humour to her work and is a dynamic presence in the lab. At the RI-MUHC since 2011, she has been working on a novel molecule, Semaphorin 4C, which...

Anouar Hafiane

Anouar Hafiane is a true “super student” according to his supervisor, Dr. Jacques Genest. With an FRQS studentship to pursue his degree in lipoprotein biochemistry, Anouar is investigating the effect of two novel peptides in modulating...

James Renaud

James Renaud is the 2016 McGill Dobson Cup first-place award winner in the Health Sciences Track. This start-up competition gives aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a panel of world-class professionals.

Guillaume Mullie

Guillaume Mullie is completing his second year of medical school at McGill University. His project, evaluating the cost-effectiveness of screening North American health care workers for tuberculosis, began under the 2015 McGill summer research bursary program...

Karina Gasbarrino

“Karina Gasbarrino is a genuine superstar,” says her supervisor, Dr. Stella Daskalopoulou. With a CIHR studentship to pursue her degree in Experimental Medicine, Karina is investigating the role of adiponectin...

Pediatric Research Seminar (June 20, 2016)

Invited Speaker: JAMES ENGERT, PHD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University

Antidepressants: rise in off-label prescriptions

Antidepressant use in North America has increased over the last 2 decades. A suspected reason for this trend is that primary care physicians are increasingly prescribing...

Mechanism That Reduces Effect of Cocaine on Brain Discovered

A type of brain cell known as microglia plays a key role in reducing the effects of cocaine in the brain, according to a major study by a team from the Research Institute...

McGill Professor is the 2016 recipient of the Abraham M. Lilienfeld Award for Overall Excellence in Epidemiology

Dr. Michael S. Kramer, James McGill Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Director of...

Rebecca Burne

Rebecca Burne will be travelling to Dublin, Ireland, for the most important Pharmacoepi conference in the world: the 32nd annual International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management (ICPE) 2016.

27th Annual Respiratory Research Day (May 27, 2016)

The aim of this research day is to provide an opportunity for our clinical residents, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to present their basic science and clinical...