MUHC research news
Researchers from McGill University, the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM) and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have released a "map" of regions in the human genome that work as "switches" for turning genes on and off.
After a delicate six-hour surgery, MUHC surgeon Dr. Mark Samaha successfully removed a cancerous tumour from the skull base of a sixty-six-year-old patient yesterday.
Nineteen scientists from the Research Institute of the MUHC received operating grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in their most recent competition.
In a new study published in this month's issue of the scientific journal Circulation Research, MUHC investigators shed light on the mysterious connection between folate and heart disease.
Dr. Arthur T. Porter, Director General and CEO of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), announced the creation of a task force to develop a comprehensive vision and business plan for a Life Sciences Technopole that would build on the medical research achievements of the MUHC.
Sit up and smell the roses better: MNI researchers find that sense of smell is dependent on body position
Before giving flowers or scattering rose petals on Valentine's Day, make sure your significant other has already gotten out of bed.
The study, partially funded by the Canadian Urologic Oncology Group and the McGill Division of Urology, was published in this month's Journal of Urology.
Researchers have discovered that drugs, such as heartburn medications, which reduce gastric acidity are potential risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection outside of hospitals.
Researchers at the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre, MUHC and Jewish General Hospital have collaborated to successfully sequence the genome of a virulent strain of Clostridium difficile prevalent in Quebec since 2003 and similar to strains elsewhere in the world.