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McGill and MCH discovery of cancer spread mechanism picked as “Discovery of the Year”

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.

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Published on : 01 May 2009

Environmental First for the MUHC

Montreal General first hospital in Canada to receive BOMA Level 3 certification

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Published on : 22 Apr 2009

Autoimmunity: me against myself…

A Café Scientifique organised by the Research Institute of the MUHC and the Montreal Neurological Institute, supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health research

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Published on : 20 Apr 2009

Treating HIV earlier to decrease the risk of death

A new North American study shows that starting antiretroviral treatment earlier could reduce the risk of death by up to 94%.

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Published on : 14 Apr 2009

Montreal stroke survivors needed for study of new therapy

Royal Victoria ’s TMS Lab spearheads new therapies to help patients move again

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Published on : 30 Mar 2009

Latent tuberculosis: An international project to fight a worldwide disease

MUHC researcher awarded $4.9 million by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study new treatment for latent tuberculosis.

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Published on : 24 Mar 2009

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.

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Published on : 04 Mar 2009

MUHC researchers opt for affirmative action as they search for the root of sexual pain in men

Although we have come a long way in understanding and treating female pelvic pain, our knowledge of pelvic pain in men lags far behind.

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Published on : 26 Feb 2009

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”.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2009

Innovative method to starve tumours

A team from the MUHC reveals a new mechanism involved in tumour development that could lead to an innovative treatment.

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Published on : 11 Feb 2009

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.

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Published on : 14 Jan 2009

Applications for Operating Grants submitted via Research Net

Internal Administrative Review: February 18, 2009 (5:00 pm EST)

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Published on : 13 Jan 2009