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CQDM (Quebec Consortium for Drug Discovery)

Call for proposals 2008-2009 - Preliminary applications. Deadline: November 27, 2008

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Published on : 29 Oct 2008

Octogenarians can be good candidates for heart surgery

Open-heart surgery should remain a viable treatment option for people in their 80s, according to experts at the MUHC

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Published on : 28 Oct 2008

"From Microscope to Stethoscope" brings a breath of hope to asthmatic patients

The research being done at the Research institute of the MUHC could lead to an innovative non-medicinal treatment against asthma.

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Published on : 27 Oct 2008

New wing of Meakins-Christie Laboratories opens its doors

In a collaborative effort to push the boundaries of respiratory science to the next level, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University have teamed up to build a new wing of the Meakins-Christie Laboratories

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Published on : 20 Oct 2008

C. difficile and antibiotics not necessarily linked

A team at the MUHC and the Jewish General Hospital takes a new look at the causal relationship between antibiotic use and C. difficile infections.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2008

Hospital delays under scrutiny by researchers at the MUHC

A pioneering study looks at time to treatment in pediatric oncology

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Published on : 02 Oct 2008

McGill University Health Centre celebrates 50th anniversary of Canada’s 1st kidney transplant

Life-saving procedure was pioneered at Royal Victoria Hospital site and marked Canada’s first such operation.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2008

Beating the odds

MUHC researchers striving to improve breast cancer statistics

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Published on : 01 Oct 2008

“From Microscope to Stethoscope”: a local conference for a global problem

The prestigious lecture series from the Research institute of the MUHC continues with a lecture on a planetary epidemic: tuberculosis.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2008

Cedars Cancer Institute raises over $1 million for cancer care

The Cedars Cancer Institute collected more than $1 million dollars for the McGill University Health Centre’s Cancer Care mission this past weekend during the “Weekend with Lance Armstrong” two-day event.

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Published on : 15 Sep 2008

Taking back-to-school to heart

Children born with a congenital heart malformation and requiring early open heart surgery are at-risk for various types of developmental delays, according to an MUHC study.

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Published on : 15 Sep 2008

Spending time in the intensive care unit can traumatize kids

MUHC researchers develop a questionnaire for children to determine if their hospitalization made them fearful, anxious, worried…

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Published on : 03 Sep 2008

Participants wanted for new post-stroke program in Montreal

McGill and MUHC research program to enrich lives of Montreal stroke survivors

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Published on : 25 Aug 2008

MUHC, McGill University receive largest-ever CFI research grant

The Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University have been awarded $99,988,343 in funding by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). This award represents the largest infrastructure investment the CFI has ever made, and will be used to create and equip a new, state-of-the-art medical research centre as part of the MUHC’s new facilities on the Glen Campus.

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Published on : 20 Aug 2008