Gestational diabetes in subsequent pregnancies significantly increases risk of type 2 diabetes

Recent study reveals that the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is increased in women who first get gestational diabetes during a second...
May 23, 2024

Melanoma Awareness Month at the GCI: Myths, Facts, and New Research

For melanoma awareness month this May, learn the truth behind common misconceptions.   Melanoma is the rarest, but also the deadliest form of...
May 17, 2024

Study underscores new strategies to fight drug-resistant bacteria

The team, including McGill Professor Jesse Shapiro, conducted one of the largest genetic studies to analyze the dynamic relationship between cholera bacteria, their...
May 17, 2024

Krembil funds help researchers seek answers to misfiring of brain’s immune system in battling Alzheimer’s

A grant of $2.4 million will enable Greg Fonseca of the RI-MUHC and a team of researchers from Western University to learn more...
May 7, 2024

A more effective means to detect and treat epileptic seizures

Developing algorithms to better target the source of seizures holds promise for better outcomes One percent of the world’s population has epilepsy and...
May 7, 2024

Canadian researchers mobilize the EDIT-CP toolkit, benefitting infants with cerebral palsy and their families

Researcher highlight: Dr. Darcy Fehlings, Dr. Annette Majnemer and Dr. Tatiana Ogourtsova lead this innovative project, funded by Kids Brain Health Network A...
April 25, 2024

Divisive diagnosis raised in George Floyd case under scrutiny

‘Excited delirium’ perpetuates racial stereotypes, justifies police brutality, McGill University study finds A movement to discredit a controversial medical diagnosis is being bolstered...
April 25, 2024

New findings illustrate pathway for screening high-risk individuals for pancreatic cancer

An international collaboration of scientists and healthcare professionals is developing a promising surveillance program for pancreatic cancer and driving new discoveries to improve...
April 25, 2024

Study shines light on unmet needs of caregivers of cancer patients

Study oriented towards what caregivers feel would work best for them demonstrates the need for screening for family-reported outcomes in cancer care. Ingram...
April 24, 2024

On the trail of a treatment for Huntington’s Disease

The Neuro launches its first clinical trials into this devastating genetic condition that strikes in the prime of life  “Huntington’s is a ticking...
April 24, 2024

A focus on the founder effect

Professor Claude Bhérer and her team are studying the genomes of founder populations and their genetic diseases, including the Leigh Syndrome French Canadian...
April 24, 2024

Charting a safer course: Advances in chronic pain treatment

“Everyone knows someone affected by chronic pain and feels helpless,” says pain researcher Philippe Séguéla. “We need a real qualitative step in the...
April 23, 2024

A new hope for men with metastatic prostate cancer

MUHC patients are the first enrolled in a new global Phase 1 clinical trial testing Actinium-225, a therapeutic agent used in nuclear precision...
April 23, 2024

Tina Montreuil is making a difference

McGill researcher invited to provide expert testimony to the House of Commons regarding her project, the Montreal Antenatal Well-Being Study on Women’s Mental...
April 23, 2024