News Briefs

Chronic kidney disease may cause diabetes

August 15, 2016

A team from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) has discovered a novel link between chronic kidney disease and diabetes. When kidneys fail, urea that builds up in the blood can cause diabetes, concludes a study published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Eliminating hepatitis C

July 22, 2016

To mark World Hepatitis Day, Naglaa Shourky, Director of the Canadian Network on Hepatitis C (CanHepC) and researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), discusses possible solutions to eliminate hepatitis C.

Scientific Calendar

Research Ethics

With a view to ensuring that ethical principles and norms are respected in all research activities, the CHUM has created two ethics review boards for the rigorous evaluation and follow-up of research projects undertaken in our institution. 

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