McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) news
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to announce that it has performed Canada's first heart pump implant for long-term support of patients with heart failure.
Montreal, February 19, 2002 - The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) proudly opened its newly renovated 24-bed Intensive Care Unit during a ribbon cutting ceremony today at the Montreal General Hospital (MGH) site.
Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Research Institute will receive approximately 10 percent of federal funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-Canada's leading federal funding agency for health research.
A study published today in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature (Jan 24, 2002) presents a novel procedure for organ preservation. Investigators from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have found that organs can be successfully transplanted following freezing and storage in liquid nitrogen.
The first clinical trials of INGAP Peptide for the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus have begun in the United States. INGAP Peptide derives from discoveries made by Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg, Professor of Surgery and Medicine and Director of the Division of Surgical Research at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Dr. Aaron I. Vinik, Professor of Medicine, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Director of the Strelitz Diabetes Institutes at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Action ABC, a literacy program for individuals with life challenges, will launch a unique book entitled The Writer's Pen, on Tuesday, November 27, in collaboration with The Montreal General Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, The Jewish General Hospital, The Douglas Hospital and The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
The Board of Directors of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has received the final report of an operational review of its financial, administrative and clinical activities.
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) becomes one of the first Canadian health institutions to formally adopt a disclosure policy. The hospital will let patients know when medical errors are made or when unplanned outcomes of procedures occur.
Quebec Minister of Health and Social Services, Rémy Trudel, today announced the purchase of the Canadian Pacific's Glen Yards as the future site of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) inaugurates today its new Sleep Disorders Centre, the result of the merger of the two adult centres from the Royal Victoria(RVH) and the Montreal General(MGH) sites. Construction was completed in December 2000 on the 10th Floor of the "F" Pavilion at the Royal Victoria Hospital site.
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is pleased to announce that effective April 1, 2001, a network of physicians specialized in HIV/AIDS will make it possible for Consultation SIDA, coordinated by the Montreal Chest Institute of the Royal Victoria Hospital, to offer its telephone consultation service on a 24/7 basis.
The McGill University Health Centre(MUHC) participated in the launching today of a Hemodialysis Clinic in Chibougamau as a full partner in this innovative health care initiative."Over the past year leading up to today's launching, the Hemodialysis Clinic at the Montreal General Hospital(MGH) has provided expertise and support on three levels," says Dr. Murray Vasilevsky, Chief of Nephrology and Director of the MGH Dialysis Clinic.
Mr. Raymond Royer, Chairman of the Governing Committee, is pleased to announce public consultations on the reuse of the existing buildings of the MUHC: the Montreal General Hospital, the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Montreal Children's Hospital, the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital and the Montreal Chest Institute.
Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre and the Jewish General Hospital announced today that they have found a new and clinically simple way to regenerate growth in damaged heart muscle - which they say also responds to concerns about ethical practices.