MUHC research news
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 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.
A team of researchers from 12 Quebec hospitals has completed the first comprehensive study of Clostridium difficile outbreaks that have occurred in the province since 2003.
Scientists at the MUHC and McGill University have identified a gene responsible for a disease that impairs the body's ability to handle vitamin B12 and that may contribute to heart disease, stroke and dementia.
The National Reference Centre for Parasitology (NRCP), based at the MUHC, is developing a comprehensive and inexpensive blood safety test that will allow clinicians to check for all major parasitic diseases in patients' blood.