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Interview with Dr. Don Sheppard

Touching down in Frankfurt en route to Beirut to deliver a lecture on human fungal disease, Dr. Don Sheppard willingly makes time to share...

Doctoral student Necola Guerrina: Connecting basic respiratory research with clinical needs

Necola Guerrina is unlikely to become the stereotypical solitary scientist. This doctoral student in pathology has a talent for communication and collaboration...

On the genetics trail

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

New marker and potential therapy for triple negative breast cancer

Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is the most aggressive type of breast cancer, found in 15-20% of all cases. These breast tumors are...

A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of...

New marker identified for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Due to its deep anatomical location, tumour-specific symptoms typically occur only...

A key to unlocking the mystery of triple negative breast cancer

A study conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) suggests screening breast cancer patients for the prolactin receptor...

RI-MUHC researchers discover new path to stop the spread of cancer

Investigators from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and the Institute of Cancer Research, London (UK), have discovered...

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...

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...