Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Published: 14Dec2017

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may have dominated recent headlines but Chagas – the ...

MUHC study calls for action to help adolescents with diabetes transition to adult care

Published: 17Aug2017

Adolescence can be a turbulent period of life, with struggles to establish autonomy, identity issues and risk-taking behaviours. For young adults with a chronic illness such as type 1 diabetes,...

How a few drops of blood led to a breakthrough in immunology

Published: 5Jul2017

Scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) may have cracked the code to understanding the function of special cells called regulatory T Cells. Treg...

Encouraging results for patients with aggressive brain cancer

Published: 23Mar2017

Being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor is devastating news for patients and their loved ones. Whereas some types of tumor respond well to treatment, others such as glioblastomas – the most...

A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

Published: 11Jan2017

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 15% of adult cancers of the throat...

Understanding bone death

Published: 13Jul2016

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Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis

Published: 4May2016

McGill University Health Centre New study reinforces importance of implementing screening in Quebec