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Tailor-made HIV/AIDS treatment closer to reality

An innovative treatment for HIV/AIDS patients developed by McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) researchers has passed its first clinical trial with flying colours.

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Published on : 25 Nov 2009

Research calls for better assessment of tests for tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and malaria

A rapid and accurate diagnosis is the first step towards treatment in the fight against infectious disease.

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Published on : 16 Nov 2009

Smokers with common auto-immune disorder at higher risk for skin damage

MUHC researchers link smoking to skin problems in people with SLE.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2009

Montreal Researcher, Physician and Teacher Phil Gold to be Inducted Into The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Discoveries revolutionized the diagnosis and management of cancer and immunology

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Published on : 19 Oct 2009

Research shows treating HIV-AIDS with interleukin-2 is ineffective

A team of researchers at the MUHC/McGill and their international colleagues recommend halting all clinical trials on interleukin-2.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2009

Major discovery opens door to leishmania treatment

Researchers at MUHC/McGill uncover key role played by a molecule in the process of infection used by the parasite that causes leishmania

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Published on : 06 Oct 2009

Study highlights HIV/Aids challenge in American prison system

Researchers at MUHC/McGill and colleagues at UCSF have evaluated the effectiveness of HIV treatment in patients who enter and leave prison.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2009

MUHC is a step away from announcing winning bid for Glen Campus

The winning public-private partnership (PPP) scheme, either Groupe immobilier santé McGill or Partenariat CUSM, will be announced on December 3, 2009.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2009

World Health Organization to revise tuberculosis treatment guidelines based on MUHC/McGill research

Tuberculosis is a global threat that affects more than 10 million people each year.

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Published on : 15 Sep 2009

A medical first in Canada

Surgeons at The Montreal Children’s Hospital and McGill University successfully remove a tumour from a baby’s face..... through his scalp!

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Published on : 01 Sep 2009

Researchers link inflammatory diseases to increased cardiovascular risk

Sufferers more likely to develop cardiovascular problems, say MUHC/McGill scientists

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Published on : 01 Sep 2009

CQDM call for Proposals

The Québec Consortium for Drug Discovery (CQDM) Call for Proposals

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Published on : 25 Aug 2009

New discovery points the way towards malaria “vaccine”

MUHC/McGill study opens the door to malaria-prevention therapies

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Published on : 21 Aug 2009

Applications for Operating Grants submitted via Research Net

Internal Administrative Review: September 2, 2009 (9:00 am EST) Full Application: September 15, 2009 (5:00 pm EST)

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Published on : 07 Aug 2009

Mutation responsible for cystic fibrosis also involved in muscle atrophy

Research Institute of the MUHC/McGill University study proves that muscle atrophy in cystic fibrosis patients is genetic in origin.

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Published on : 30 Jul 2009