MUHC research news
Readers of Québec Science magazine have selected a recent cancer breakthrough by Dr. Janusz Rak and his team as “Discovery of the Year 2008”. Dr. Rak, a professor in pediatric oncology at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine and a researcher at the Research Institute of the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC, identified a fundamental mechanism by which tumour cells spread.
MUHC researcher awarded $4.9 million by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study new treatment for latent tuberculosis.
Stem cells could halt osteoporosis, promote bone growth MUHC team describes a new pathway that controls bone remodelling
While interferon gamma sounds like an outer space weapon, it's actually a hormone produced by our own bodies, and it holds great promise to repair bones affected by osteoporosis.
Although we have come a long way in understanding and treating female pelvic pain, our knowledge of pelvic pain in men lags far behind.
The MUHC hosts the Third International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT)
From February 24 to 26 2009 - “New Wireless Information Technologies” and “Healthcare Applications”.
Scientists at the MUHC and McGill University explain genetic disease first discovered in Quebec 24 years ago
Scientists at the MUHC and McGill University have identified a gene essential for the uptake of vitamin B12 in human cells.