New study will assess impact of COVID-19 vaccination on Canadians with immune-mediated inflammatory disease

Dr. Sasha Bernatsky, study lead and Senior Scientist in the Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at the Research Institute of the McGill...
September 14, 2021

App-based HIV self-testing program leads to rapid detection of new infections and efficient connection to care

A unique new study shows that self-testing with the HIVSmart! program can successfully link users to antiretroviral treatment and preventative care Montreal, September...
September 2, 2021

Dr. Sylvie Lambert appointed new Associate Director – Research at the Ingram School of Nursing

Dr. Carmen Loiselle will be stepping down as Ingram School of Nursing (ISoN) Associate Director – Research on August 31, a role she...
September 2, 2021

Brain Tissue Inflammation Drives Alzheimer’s Disease

Neuroinflammation is the key driver of the spread of pathologically misfolded proteins in the brain and causes cognitive impairment in patients with Alzheimer’s...
September 2, 2021

Innovative depression app gets million-dollar boost

Aifred Health, a young start-up that is exploring ways to improve the treatment of depression, recently received a million-dollar vote of confidence, courtesy...
September 2, 2021

A skin crawling treatment for acne?

Scientists develop beetle inspired device for skin care Drawing inspiration from nature, a team of international scientists have invented a smart device for...
August 31, 2021

Fighting brain cancer at its root

Overcoming glioblastoma tumours' resistance to therapy McGill University researchers identify proteins that drive cancer stem cells. Targeting and supressing a particular protein called...
August 31, 2021

“An opportunity to give back” through two WHO committees

Dr. Madhukar Pai, senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and Canada Research Chair of Epidemiology & Global...
August 23, 2021

Study finds cancer screening tool may help predict risk of developing a new cancer among childhood cancer survivors

Dr. Catherine Goudie, Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and a Junior Scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health...
August 23, 2021

Uncovering the relationship between lifestyle, personality and brain structure

Danilo Bzdok, a researcher at The Neuro, McGill’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute, uses machine learning to identify...
August 23, 2021

CIHR funding for test for early stage ovarian cancer

Professor H. Uri Saragovi has been awarded $650,000 CAD grant by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) for further development of a...
August 18, 2021

Major investment renews national research platform on aging

Christina Wolfson, PhD, is a senior scientist in the Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC Congratulations...
August 16, 2021

CFI invests $3.9 M in McGill research

In fields ranging from robotics to cell biology, 21 projects are funded through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) for innovative tools...
August 16, 2021

Brain connectivity can build better AI

Artificial neural networks modeled on real brains can perform cognitive tasks A new study shows that artificial intelligence networks based on human brain...
August 10, 2021