New McGill Centre for Viral Diseases

The McGill Centre for Viral Diseases builds on the legacy of the McGill AIDS Centre, expanding its mission to include all viral diseases that pose threats to human health.

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McGill researchers awarded $2.5M for COVID-19 infrastructure

To help tackle the pandemic, the CFI is supporting five exceptional projects at McGill with research infrastructure funding.

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McGill researcher solves case of 'mystery boy'

Donald Vinh used genetic testing to help diagnose and treat Steven Francis's medical cold case


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In search of an effective COVID-19 treatment

Matthew Cheng is working on two projects funded by the MI4 Emergency COVID-19 Research Funding program, including a global initiative overseen by the World Health Organization.

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Hydroxychloroquine not effective in preventing the development of COVID-19 when used as post-exposure prophylaxis

This clinical trial was led in Canada by Drs. Todd Lee and Emily G. McDonald, in collaboration with partners at the Universities of Manitoba and Alberta.

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Zika Virus in a Cohort of Canadian Travellers 

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Face-to-Face with Dr. Don Sheppard: 

Breaking the mould to develop novel therapies against fungal infections.


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Infectious Diseases

Welcome to the McGill University Division of Infectious Diseases

We provide clinical services at McGill-affiliated hospitals, teach in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and conduct research on Infectious Diseases.

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