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Brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst before sleep

The brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst in the hours before sleep, according to a study published in the journal...

Join us at the launch of the Discovery Club! (October 14, 2016)

The Discovery Club puts you at the forefront of helping our researchers create the most effective and personalized treatments that will improve...

Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience (October 12, 2016)

On October 12th, about twenty neuroscientists from the BRaIN Program will present their research projects to nearly fifty...

Message from the Interim Executive Director, RI-MUHC

I can honestly say that we have a lot to be proud of, and it’s hard to imagine a better time to move forward with our priorities. We have a truly unique centre, one that visitors...

“Best of CORE” Research Day (December 8, 2016)

The Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) of the RI-MUHC will hold its inaugural “Best of CORE” Research Day on Thursday, December 8, 2016...

Pediatric Research Seminar (October 17, 2016)

Invited Speaker: AMANDA MACFARLANE, PHD, Research Scientist, Section Head, Micronutrient Research, Nutrition Research Division, Health Canada

Seminar: ImageStreamX MarkII by Amnis presented by the Immunophenotyping Platform (October 11, 2016)

This seminar entitled: ''Cell Biology Discoveries Through High-Throughput Single-Cell Imaging and Analysis'' will be presented by Dr. Darin Fogg...

BioConnect Montréal - From Bench to Bedside (November 18, 2016)

BioConnect 2016 will focus on bringing speakers and guests from scientific, business, and policy backgrounds to discuss...

Dr. Bruce Mazer named Interim Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer

Following Dr. Vassilios Papadopoulos' resignation, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Bruce Mazer as Interim Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), effective October 1, 2016.

Pets and Children are a Potential Source of C. difficile in the Community

New research at the RI-MUHC shows high rate of household transmission of bacteria

Inappropriate and overuse of antibiotics in fight against tuberculosis in India

Simulated patient study sheds new light on antibiotic use in India

Critical years ahead in fight against hepatitis C virus

In the last five years, new drugs have revolutionized the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV), a virus that causes serious liver disease.

Dr. Anita Gagnon appointed Associate Dean and Director of the Ingram School of Nursing

McGill University has announced the appointment of Dr. Anita Gagnon as Associate Dean and Director of the Ingram School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, effective September 1, 2016.

Vikram Mehraj, PhD

Focusing on immune activation in HIV infection, Dr. Vikram Mehraj has been highly productive during his two-year fellowship at the RI-MUHC. His research under Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy has...

Sarah Konefal

Sarah Konefal has been investigating how an inflammatory signal from microglia minimizes the synaptic and behavioural changes induced by cocaine in a mouse model of addiction...

Priyanka Sehgal, PhD

Dr. Priyanka Sehgal’s supervisor ranks her among the top five per cent of McGill postdoctoral fellows for intellectual ability, analytical and technical skills, and superior talent in presenting at scientific meetings...

George Kefalas

George Kefalas has been awarded scholarships from Diabète Québec, the FRQS and CIHR to study the interaction between the adaptor protein Nck1 and protein kinase PERK in the pancreatic beta cell...

Esterina D’Asti, PhD

Dr. Esterina D’Asti deserves recognition for her productivity, independence, scientific maturity and exceptional abilities. In 2015 she obtained her doctorate after five years in Dr. Janusz Rak’s laboratory...

Barbara Rivera, PhD

Dr. Barbara Rivera characterized the previously mysterious entity, dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour (DNET), in collaboration with Dr. Nada Jabado’s laboratory...