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Two brains prove better than one in the inaugural round of 
the McGill-Western Collaboration Grant program

Published: 22Nov2018

The first round of the McGill-Western Collaboration Grant awards were announced today, showcasing the unique research partnership between Western University’s BrainsCAN and McGill University’s...

How does cancer spread?

Published: 10Dec2018

How does cancer spread? While studying human brain tumour cells, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) found some answers to this crucial,...

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...

Suboptimal, inconsistent treatment for anaphylaxis due to unknown cause

Published: 20Dec2018

A new Canadian study, led by a team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), is shedding light on anaphylaxis due to an unknown trigger (AUT)—an unpredictable and...

Creating attraction between molecules deep in the periodic table

Published: 22Jan2019

Imagine a waterproof computer. It’s not going to happen tomorrow, but it may no longer be a pipedream since a McGill-led international research team has shown for the first time that it is possible...

Men and women remember pain differently

Published: 10Jan2019

Scientists increasingly believe that one of the driving forces in chronic pain—the number one health problem in both prevalence and burden—appears to be the memory of earlier pain. Research...

Six McGill researchers named Canada CIFAR AI (CCAI) Chairs

Published: 3Dec2018

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) today announced the inaugural cohort of 29 Canada CIFAR AI (CCAI) Chairs, including six from McGill. These top academic researchers—including...

Undergraduate student Juan Fernández González makes math discovery

Published: 20Dec2018

One year ago, the Bulletin AMQ of the Association Mathématique du Québec published the article Le polygone du cercle d’Euler (The Polygon of Euler’s Circle). Written by third-year student Juan...

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