Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Can inhaled corticosteroids alleviate early symptoms of COVID-19?

Published: 2Nov2021

Despite high hopes, a new pan-Canadian study published today in The BMJ suggests that ciclesonide—an inhaled and nasal steroid drug commonly used for asthma and rhinitis—won’t be the treatment to...

Two cellular pathways involved in TNBC tumour development and a promising targeted combination therapy

Published: 3Jun2021

A team of researchers at the RI-MUHC found two cellular pathways involved in TNBC tumour development and a promising targeted combination therapy Source: RI-MUHC

A Quebec first: Research chair in women’s heart health

Published: 18Jun2019

Heart & Stroke and McGill University to create Early-Career Professorship in Women’s Heart Health...

Viral communications hacking boosts Leishmania infections

Published: 7Feb2019

New research from McGill University has found that a virus infecting the Leishmania parasite spreads by exploiting a mechanism used for cell-to-cell communication, a discovery that could pave the...

Another Medical Cold Case Cracked by the MUHC’s ‘Dr. House’

Published: 6Dec2018

A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) led by Dr. Donald Vinh, the RI’s so-called “Dr. House” because of his research into rare diseases, has discovered...

Can a smart app encourage HIV-self testing in Canada?

Published: 30Nov2018

HIV self-testing strategies have been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) since 2016, as they empower people to find out HIV their status at their convenience. However, home-based...

No-Nonsense Approach to Genetic Kidney Disease in Children

Published: 4Oct2018

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre’s (RI-MUHC) push to treat a rare genetic disease in children – with a higher percentage found in French Canadians – has received $2...

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