MUHC research news
Surgeons at the MUHC have successfully implanted a new kind of mechanical heart in two patients, the first time this new technology has been used in Canada.
This nomination directly expresses the desire of the two university health centres to work in complementarity in order to achieve new levels of collaboration for further development of the Quebec health system.
Researchers at the MUHC have discovered a new gene for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a group of inherited diseases that result in degeneration of the eye's retina.
A study by researchers at the MUHC suggests actions of hospital staff following the death of a child profoundly affect the family of the deceased, even months after the event.
A new study to be published in tomorrow's New England Journal of Medicine shows that United States investment in tuberculosis (TB) treatment abroad saves lives and money at home.
Thirty-seven scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre received operating grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in their most recent competition.
The new study, published in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS)" this week, provides a new view of the mechanisms underlying the development of tuberculosis and may contribute to public health efforts aimed at containing the disease.
Scientists at the MUHC have made an important discovery that will advance our understanding of how the female hormone estrogen causes growth of breast cancer cells.
It is with great pleasure that the McGill Reproductive Centre of the MUHC announces the creation of a Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, in memory of the late Charles W. McDougall.
Hospitals that were given feedback on their performance on certain quality indicators for treating heart attack patients did not show more improvement in those areas than hospitals that were provided with the feedback at a later date, according to a study in the July 20 issue of JAMA.
Dr. Emil Skamene, scientific director of the Research Institute of the MUHC, and Dr. George Karpati, senior neurologist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, have recently been awarded the Ordre national du Québec.