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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...

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...

On the genetics trail

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

Trainees from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre thrive in three-minute thesis competition

Research trainees from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre took home the top three prizes recently at...

Multidisciplinary research moves the science of chemotherapy delivery forward

Congratulations to Dr. Danuta Radzioch, a co-investigator on the project awarded...

Creating a Community to Advance Global Health Diagnostics

In his latest Huffington Post blog entry, Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs speaks to the dearth...

There are about 100 species of parasites that can be found in humans

That's why researchers at the National Reference Centre for Parasitology at the RI-MUHC, led by Dr. Momar Ndao, delve deep into the...

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